Netflix taps DreamWorks creative head for kids role

Netflix has hired DreamWorks’ Melissa Cobb to lead its kids and family content team. As vice president, Cobb will oversee the creation and acquisition of series and films for children and families. She will report to chief content officer Ted Sarandos. Cobb will lead an expanded focus on high quality series and event programming across […]

Endemol Shine, Sports Illustrated scale VR Everest

The digital arm of Endemol Shine and Sports Illustrated have launched Capturing Everest, an immersive VR and 360-video showing an ascent of the mountain. Capturing Everest is available on Life VR, the VR platform of Sports Illustrated publisher Time Inc, and the 360 videos on the Sports Illustrated website. As well as the four-part VR […]

Discovery preps Everest search and rescue

Discovery has ordered a series looking at the work of the search and rescue team working on Mount Everest. The 6x60mins series, Everest Rescue, will go out on Discovery Channel in the US and its international channels. Discovery-owned prodco Betty will make the series. It will follow the search and rescue helicopter teams and medical […]