Gunpowder and Sky

BBC Studios boosts senior US distribution ranks

BBC Studios has boosted its senior ranks in the US, following a year of record growth for the company, with the appointment of Gunpowder & Sky’s Janet Brown as president of content distribution for North America and LatAm, while Tara Maitra has been promoted to chief commercial officer, global distribution. Both execs will be based […]

Chernin-backed Otter buys up Fullscreen & Ellation

Online content companies Fullscreen and Ellation are now a fully owned subsidiary of web video venture Otter Media. Both already counted the AT&T and Chernin Group joint venture Otter as their majority shareholders. Six-year-old Fullscreen, which operates channels such as The Fine Bros (pictured) is known as the biggest multichannel network group, and briefly operated […]