Jon Avnet


ITV, WPP back new Avnet digital producer

UK broadcaster ITV and advertising giant WPP are the main investors in Indigenous Media, a digital production group from filmmakers Jon and Jake Avnet and Rodridgo Garcia. For ITV, the launch comes less than a week after it invested in New York-based digital prodco Believe Entertainment Group, while WPP has had a major effect on […]

Julia Stiles partners with WIGS on second web series

Fox-backed YouTube drama channel WIGS has ordered a new four-part series from actress Julia Stiles, and recommissioned two others. Paloma will star Grace Gummer (Gigantic, Margin Call) as a young woman dealing with unpredictable relationships at home and at work. Stiles writes and directs, with Rhys Coiro (Entourage) and Garret Dillahunt (Raising Hope) also attached. […]

Fox inks digital deal with YouTube channel WIGS

US broadcaster Fox has inked a deal with YouTube drama channel WIGS. The pair will develop and test content on the female-skewed YouTube channel under the terms of a multiyear agreement. Wigs is the YouTube partner channel created by Black Swan producer Jon Avnet and In Treatment director Rodrigo Garcia. Launched last year, it offers […]