Joel Karsberg


Bunim-Murray backs ex-Zodiak USA chief’s prodco

Former Zodiak USA boss Joel Karsberg has secured backing from Bunim-Murray Productions (BMP) for his new prodco, Kreativ Inc. Karsberg launched the firm after leaving Banijay Group-owned Zodiak USA, where he was chief creative officer and CEO, and has a pod deal with BMP, another Banijay company. He has also drafted in former Mark Burnett […]

Zodiak Americas boss Slow exits

Jonny Slow is leaving the US division of production and distribution group Zodiak Media. Having been COO of Zodiak Media, Slow oversaw the reorganisation of the group’s US activities and creation of Zodiak Americas in 2012, becoming CEO of the new division. Zodiak announced last night that he had resigned. It said he will continue […]

Signs of the Zodiak

In his first interview since becoming Zodiak Media’s CEO, Marc-Antoine d’Halluin outlines his plan to turn its group of worldwide production companies and studios into a unified confederation, while putting international format development at the heart of the business. Jesse Whittock reports. With an office perched at the summit of a west London business village, […]

Karsberg, Yeter make US formats switch at Zodiak

Swedish execs Joel Karsberg and Cem Yeter will move to the US to become joint chief creative officers at Zodiak Americas. The pair currently head up Zodiak Media production companies in Scandinavia, but will relocate as part of an effort to increase Zodiak’s unscripted development business in the US. They are credited with jointly leading […]