Ingenious Media


UK’s Ringside Studios hires Ingenious alum as finance director

Ringside Studios, the UK prodco launched earlier this year by former Channel 4 head of drama Gub Neal, has appointed Ingenious Media alum Kate Bennetts as finance director. Bennetts will lead and guide all aspects of finance, business development and strategy at Ringside and joins following an eight-year tenure at Ingenious, where she managed TV […]

Endemol Shine Int’l hires acquisitions chief

Endemol Shine International has hired a head of acquisitions who will in part replace the departed Georgia Brown. Simon Cox has taken on the post at Endemol Shine Group’s global sales arm. He takes on duties previously covered by Brown, who was senior VP, acquisitions but exited to join FremantleMedia International as SVP, scripted, earlier […]

MTG set to pip Sky Vision to DRG deal

Patrick Svensk’s MTG Studios is set to acquire UK distributor DRG after outgunning Sky Vision in an auction for the company, TBI understands. Sources close to the companies have said MTG Studios and Sky Vision are the remaining bidders in the process, with MTG set to win an auction process that began earlier this year […]

Tax breaks fuel UK’s global production hub ambitions

When UK Chancellor George Osborne sat down on March 20 having presented his Budget, the huzzahs of television producers should have been heard even above his own backbenchers, but the picture is a mixed one, reports Tim Adler. This year’s Finance Bill in the UK finally approved tax breaks for high-end drama production, animation and […]