Frantic Films


Content becomes Kew Media

Content Media Corp has rebranded as Kew Media Group. The switch comes nearly seven months after Canada-based Kew acquired Content and six production companies for a combined C$104.1 million (US$85.3 million). A note issued today said the rebranding reflected “the evolution of our company and its alignment with the larger group”, alluding to “exciting and […]

New indie group buys Content & others for $104m

Content Media Corp. is one of six companies that has been sold to a new Toronto-based investment vehicle led by entertainment entrepreneurs Steven Silver and Peter Sussman. Kew Media Group is buying 100% of transatlantic production and distribution firm Content, and Toronto-based producers Architect Films, Bristow Global Media, Media Headquarters Film & Television and Our […]

New indie group buys Content & others for $104m

Content Media Corp. is one of six companies that has been sold to a new Toronto-based investment vehicle led by entertainment entrepreneurs Steven Silver and Peter Sussman. Kew Media Group is buying 100% of transatlantic production and distribution firm Content, and Toronto-based producers Architect Films, Bristow Global Media, Media Headquarters Film & Television and Our […]

Loud, Frantic form strategic pact

Leftfield Entertainment’s Loud TV and Canadian prodco Frantic Films have struck a strategic programming partnership for the North American markets. The pair will develop and produce programming together. New York-based Loud, which is ultimately part of the UK’s ITV, will lead operations in the US, with Toronto’s Frantic spearheading Canadian sales. Loud is behind series […]

Frantic appoints NBC alumna for scripted role

Canadian indie Frantic Films has hired ex-NBC and CBS producer Brenda Greenberg as its executive VP, scripted development. Greenberg is best known for working on series such as Being Erica, The Best Years and Side Effects. She began her career at NBC and also worked on CBS series As the World Turns. Toronto- and Winnipeg-based […]