Fred Media

Fred Media appoints former TCB, Cineflix exec for pre-sales and acquisitions

Australian distributor Fred Media has appointed former TCB Media MD Kate Lewellyn-Jones as a strategic consultant to bolster the company’s pre-sales and acquisitions division. Lewellyn-Jones was MD at TCB until early last year and before that SVP of sales and acquisition management at Cineflix. Her arrival comes two months after fellow TCB exec Mem Bakar […]

Fred Media hires TCB’s Mem Bakar as European sales boss

TCB Media Rights exec Mem Bakar has landed at Australian distributor Fred Media. Bakar is to head the European sales office for Fred – the commercial arm of Australian Bondi Vet and Vet On The Hill prodco WTFN Entertainment – out of London. She replaces long-time Fred and WTFN exec Sally Cronin, who first joined […]

C4 commissions Vet on the Hill

Channel 4 has commissioned a new series of Vet on the Hill for its More4 service. The broadcaster has already shown one run of the show, which it acquired from Fred Media, the distribution arm of Australia’s WTFN. The second season is a commission and will run to twenty episodes for the UK digital channel […]

Vet on the Hill travels for WTFN

Channel 4 has picked up factual entertainment series Vet on the Hill for its More 4 service. The show is made by Australian prodco WTFN (Bondi Vet) out of the UK, and is distributed by the firm’s sales arm, Fred Media. It is WTFN’s first UK-made show as the prodco expands activity out its new […]

BBC Worldwide opens Lat Am base in Miami

BBC Worldwide has officially opened its regional Latin America headquarters in Coral Gables, Miami. Fred Medina, BBCWW’s executive VP and managing director for Latin America and US Hispanic, and BBCWW’s president of global markets PauL Dempsey yesterday hosted an inauguration event for more than 100 guests comprising media industry professionals, commercial partners and the Miami […]

Fred Media looking to expand international sales team

Nascent international distributor Fred Media is to expand its sales team around the world after receiving funding from Screen Australia. This comes as the Australian funding body has earmarked A$2.7 million worth of new funding to local producers and distributors through its Enterprise investment scheme. Fred Media is the international distributor arm of producer WTFN […]