Intersection


Protests planned as Endemol Shine Turkey dispute expands

Turkish producers, directors and talent are planning to lead protests at Endemol Shine Group’s headquarters next month over alleged unpaid royalties, it is understood. The demonstration, scheduled to happen in the next two weeks, is related to Endemol Shine’s dispute with the former management of Endemol Shine Turkey (EST), and claims local producers and talent […]

Endemol Shine dismisses Turkish chiefs

Endemol Shine Group has dismissed the CEO and commercial chief of its Turkish division after “serious” management issues were discovered. Chief exec Gokan Tatarer and chief commercial officer Hakan Eren were axed after the 21st Century Fox-backed production and distribution giant had launched a review of the Turkish business. Though the review had been called […]

MENA creative boom beckons

Artistic experimentation in the Middle Eastern scripted market is booming. TBI assesses a new form of Turkish novella and an Israeli drama written by a Palestinian scribe Turkey and Israel dominate television in the Middle East and North Africa region: new stats show Turkey and Israel account for more than 70% of the region’s pay […]