Greg Phillips


Wild Money: The new rules of play in distribution

Distributors are under greater pressure than ever, needing to be nimble, innovative and cash-rich – all at the same time. TBI gathered distributors of shows such as Bodyguard and Leaving Neverland to discuss all things content: what’s cutting through, what they’re walking away from and why they’re stepping in where commissioners are falling short How […]

Kew Media Distribution appoints business development VP

Kew Media Distribution has hired Graham Begg to oversee business development and producer relations. The newly created role will see the exec serving as producer liaison on content acquisitions across all genres, working closely with the company’s suppliers to ensure efficient collaboration with the distribution team. The London-based Begg – whose official role is VP […]

Kew Media hires eOne alumna for scripted

Global producer and distributor Kew Media Group has appointed industry veteran Carrie Stein to a newly created role as executive vice president of global scripted series amid scripted expansion plans. Effective immediately, former Entertainment One exec Stein will work closely with outside producers as well as producers under the Kew Media umbrella to build a high-end slate of […]

Content hires London-based sales VP

Content Media has brought in Tom Bairstow as vice president, sales and distribution. The new recruit, who was most recently at Sony Pictures Television, will be based in London and cover sales across all platforms to French-speaking Europe and Africa, Japan, Asia, Israel and Middle East. Content recently brought together its film and TV sales […]

The TBI Scripted Survey 2016 – part V

The TBI Scripted Survey 2016 reveals why, where and how the genre is evolving, tackling the big issues with anecdotal evidence and data gathered from the world’s top scripted executives. Lights… camera… action! How has binge viewing changed the market for drama?   With global services to feed, the search for universal drama stories has […]

The TBI Scripted Survey 2016 – part IV

The TBI Scripted Survey 2016 reveals why, where and how the genre is evolving, tackling the big issues with anecdotal evidence and data gathered from the world’s top scripted executives. Lights… camera… action! What is the most important change in the way that scripted projects are financed?   It’s an unprecedented moment in time for […]

The TBI Scripted Survey 2016 – part II

The TBI Scripted Survey 2016 reveals why, where and how the genre is evolving, tackling the big issues with anecdotal evidence and data gathered from the world’s top scripted executives. Lights… camera… action!   The Netflix question: what is the single most important way in which Netflix has changed the TV drama market?   It […]

TV’s Big Questions: are the main markets still relevant?

Distribution is changing. The Frank brothers have created a digital rights trading platform, TRX, which sits alongside others from the likes of Screen Hits. With these, online screening rooms, Skype and other new ways to connect, the folk running TV markets must be concerned. Outgoing NATPE boss Rod Perth (left) offers a robust defence of […]

Woodcut, Content book table at The Ivy

Viewers will go behind the scenes at London’s iconic celebrity hangout The Ivy in a new documentary from UK producer Woodcut Media and transatlantic firm Content Media. Woodcut and Content have teamed with director Adrian Shibley (The Kate Bush Story: Running Up That Hill) on the one-hour programme, which marks the first time The Ivy […]

Content Media cuts drama deal with Keo Films

Producer and distributor Content Media Corporation has agreed a first-look deal with KEO Films, as the UK indie producer moves into drama programming. KEO is currently known as a factual producer but as its branches out into scripted, Content will support it in terms of development and production and will distribute all resulting programmes internationally. […]