Eyeworks International Distribution


Ex-Eyeworks, Shine exec joins Lionsgate

Former Eyeworks and Shine International sales exec Ted Bookstaver has joined US studio Lionsgate Television. He will take up the newly-created post of senior VP, alternative programming sales. In the role, he will oversee global sales of Lionsgate’s slate of alternative (unscripted) shows. Lionsgate’s executive VP, alternative programming Jennifer O’Connell, who joined last year after […]

Ex-Eyeworks exec joins DRG

Former Eyeworks International Distribution acquisitions chief Katy Cundall has joined UK-based distributor DRG, TBI has learned. DRG confirmed she had joined the Nice Entertainment Group-owned company as VP, factual acquisitions, and will report to Noel Hedges, who was promoted to executive VP, content in January. She will work across all factual acquisitions for the distributor. […]

Eyeworks USA rebrands, reorganises management

Eyeworks USA is rebranding to 3 Ball Entertainment and installed new senior management. The international Eyeworks business and its associated production businesses were acquired by Warner Bros. in a deal completed last February, but the US business was not part of that agreement. 3 Ball is the original brand the US prodco had before it […]

Ex-Eyeworks exec joins Shine International

Shine International has hired Ted Bookstaver as senior VP, head of Americas. He was previously senior VP, international sales at Eyeworks International Distribution, which has effectively shuttered after Warner Bros. acquired the Eyeworks Group. At Shine Group’s sales arm he succeeds Tania Jacobson, who will remain at Shine as senior VP, sales for the Americas. […]

Job losses expected at Eyeworks International Distribution

The futures of around 20 staff at Eyeworks International Distribution (EID) are unclear following Warner Bros.’s acquisition of the rest of the Eyeworks Group. Sources have said EID staffers are contracted until the end of the year, at which point an unspecified number will move to new roles within sister company Eyeworks USA and others […]