Grupo Globo

Brazil’s Globo seeks adventures with ‘Petit’ & ‘Ella, Oscar & Hoo’

Brazil’s Grupo Globo has acquired seasons one and two of pre-school animated series’ Petit, along with the first season of Ella Oscar & Hoo in a deal with French animation production and distribution company Dandelooo. Both shows will be available on Globo’s children’s OTT platform Giga Gloob and pay-TV channel Gloobinho. Based on the book Petit […]

Alberto Pecegueiro to step down as chief at Brazil’s Globosat

Alberto Pecegueiro is to step down as chief of Brazilian pay TV operator Globosat after almost 25 years in the role. Pecegueiro will take up a new position working across joint ventures at Grupo Globo, the pay operator’s parent company, from January next year. The veteran exec oversaw a shift in strategy for the pay […]

More on creation of global anti-piracy coalition ACE

Execs from the 30 global entertainment companies that have come together to form anti-piracy body the Alliance of Creativity and Entertainment explains why they are involved in the initiative   “BBC Worldwide invests in, commercialises, and showcases content from the BBC around the world and champions British creativity globally. It is the lifeblood of our business […]

Major content firms pact for anti-piracy coalition

The Hollywood studios, leading SVOD services and key networks around the world have formed a global anti-piracy coalition. In total, 30 companies have come together to create the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) in a bid to combat illegal video and content downloads. The firms include Amazon, BBC Worldwide, CBS Corp., NBCUniversal, Paramount Pictures, […]