Jane Turton

All3 targets US acquisitions with Becker move

All3Media has hatched a plan to expand its portfolio of production companies in the US. The production and sales giant’s stateside arm, All3Media America, has brought Carly Becker on board as VP of corporate development. The company is describing Becker’s relocation from All3’s London headquarters to LA as a “clear indication” of an intention to […]

All3Media strikes German drama JV

The German arm of All3Media has agreed a joint venture with Hamburg-based Bon Voyage Films, the prodco run by Fahri Yardim, the star of Almanya – Welcome to Germany and popular German cop series Tatort. The JV will develop and produce drama for the local and international markets, and All3Media International will handle international sales. […]

All3Media buys into drama producer

All3Media is funding a London-based start-up drama prodco. Two Halves Pictures was co-founded in April by Gina Cronk and Richard Bedser, who have produced dramas for both the UK and America. All3Media declined to state whether it had a majority or minority stake in the company. Jane Turton, All3Media chief executive officer, said: “I’m delighted […]

Virgin Media boss Mockridge to chair RTS

Pay TV veteran Tom Mockridge will chair the Royal Television Society board of trustees, replacing the outgoing John Hardie. The RTS said it is also looking for a new president to replace former Endemol exec Sir Peter Bazalgette, who is stepping down after six years at the helm. Mockridge currently runs Liberty Global’s UK cabler Virgin […]

All3 agrees major drama output deal with Liberty

All3Media will produce four original drama series for cable platforms owned by its co-parent, Liberty Global. This marks the first time Liberty has agreed to such as agreement to create exclusive original programming for its customers, and marks a major milestone in its ownership of UK-based production giant All3. The dramas will come over the […]

Louise Pedersen returning to run All3 Int’l

Louise Pedersen is returning to run All3Media International following the exit of Steve Macallister. The move sees Pedersen return to her previous role at All3 after a stint at Colin Callender’s prodco Playground in the UK. She fills the role vacated by Steve Macallister, who exited last week, as first reported by TBI. She spent a decade […]

All3 buys into factual indie

All3Media will financially back Caravan, a UK-based, factual-focused production indie. All3 has invested in the business along with indie filmmaker and CEO of Haviland Digital Keith Haviland, who joins Caravan’s board. A spokesperson declined to comment on the size of the investment. British producers Juliet Singer and Dinah Lord founded the company last year, and have […]

Gordon Ramsay creates prodco, All3 JV

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has created a studio and scored a joint venture production pact with All3Media. Studio Ramsay will focus on developing and producing unscripted and scripted television. According to a spokesperson, the prodco’s establishment does not effect Ramsay’s existing prodco, One Potato Two Potato, which is operated as a joint venture with All3-owned […]

All3 buys Indian Summers producer

All3Media has acquired New Pictures, the UK indie behind Channel 4 ratings hit Indian Summers (pictured). The move bolsters All3’s drama assets, which currently include Midsomer Murders prodco Bentley Productions, Neal Street Productions (Ripper Street) and Company Pictures (Skins, Shameless). Former Company boss Charlie Pattinson created New Pictures with Claine Pyke, Willow Grylls and Richard […]

Veteran named All3 Germany, MME CEO

Markus Schäfer has been promoted to CEO of both All3Media Germany and its subsidiary prodco, MME Moviement. The long-serving executive was previously managing director of All3 Germany and COO and CFO of MME, but has been upped a year after former incumbent Christian Franckenstein exited. The news also closely follows a restructuring at All3 Germany’s joint […]