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Former Barcroft exec Alex Morris lands at social media group LADbible

Barcroft’s former chief creative officer Alex Morris has resurfaced at the social media group LADbible. Morris becomes director of its production arm LADstudios and is tasked with building the commercial and creative opportunities across the business’s original video IP, channels, show brands and branded entertainment offerings. He will also increase the size of the department […]

Future rejigs Barcroft Studios leadership as John Farrar replaces Alex Morris

Barcroft Studios chief creative officer Alex Morris is leaving after 13 years with the company, to be replaced by the producer’s creative director John Farrar. Farrar, who joined from UK prodco Nerd TV in 2019, will oversee Future-owned Barcroft Studios and continue to lead Future Studios, which creates video content for the publisher’s array of brands. Morris […]

Media publisher Future buys Barcroft Studios for $30m

Media publisher Future plc has wholly acquired Sam Barcroft’s award-winning production group Barcroft Studios for £23.5m ($30m). The deal will enable the business to grow its pipeline of series, and will see CEO Barcroft  staying on to oversee day-to-day operations of the Barcroft Studios brand under Future plc’s ownership, alongside chief operating officer Caspar Norman […]