Katrina Neylon

Fremantle Int’l’s global content chief set for departure

FremantleMedia International’s (FMI) executive vice president of global content, Katrina Neylon, has handed in her resignation after six months on the job, according to reports. Neylon, who joined the company last September from Studiocanal, is to leave the business after six months, according to Deadline which first broke the news. The exec was brought in […]

Who to meet in Cannes: Katrina Neylon, FremantleMedia

Name: Katrina Neylon; Company: FremantleMedia International Katrina Neylon joined FremantleMedia International (FMI) as global content head in September after two years at Studiocanal, in effect replacing former Shine International colleague Georgia Brown, who left for Amazon Studios over the summer. Neylon joined the company four weeks before MIPCOM, an unenviable task when working for a […]

Fremantle hires Neylon as global content head

FremantleMedia International (FMI) has appointed Katrina Neylon to the role of executive vice president of global content. TBI revealed this past Monday that Neylon had departed her former role as EVP of international sales and marketing at Studiocanal at the end of July. Neylon begins her new role in September, where she will manage the […]

Studiocanal’s Neylon exits as Campos becomes sales head

Studiocanal executive VP of sales and marketing Katrina Neylon has departed the company, TBI has learned, as former Endemol Shine director Beatriz Campos becomes head of international sales. Neylon departed from the company on July 28. The former Shine International exec joined Studiocanal in 2015. Campos (pictured) previously acted as vice president of sales for Iberia, Italy, Latin America […]

Returning miniseries

Distributors will tell you that if they could have one drama production in their portfolio it would be an evergreen returning franchise that rakes in the cash year after year. But this doesn’t alter the fact that TV movies, minis and limited runs are also regarded as valuable assets and are increasingly getting recommissioned as […]

StudioCanal recruits ITV, BBC sales veteran

StudioCanal has hired Louisa Bayles as its head of sales for Australasia. The new recruit joins from ITV Studios and prior to that was at BBC Worldwide for 15 years. At StudioCanal she will oversee programme sales, digital and DVD across Australia and New Zealand. The company said it is targeting growth in the region, […]

Midnight Sun set for Russia

Swedish-French drama series Midnight Sun is heading to Russia after free-to-air broadcaster Channel One bought it. The Russian net will launch the eight-part drama in January, having acquired it from StudioCanal. The show was a Canal+, SVT and Filmpool copro and made by Atlantique Productions and Nice Drama. StudioCanal has already shopped it to Sky […]

Swedish-French Sun to rise in Cannes

A new Swedish/French drama from the creator of Bron will launch at MIPCOM. StudioCanal will debut Mårlind & Stein’s Midnight Sun at the market. The Atlantique and Nice Drama-produced series is for Canal+ in France and SVT in Sweden. It launches later this year in both territories, with StudioCanal preselling at MIPCOM. The distributor will […]

Channel One buys Section Zero

Russian broadcaster Channel One has acquired edgy French drama Section Zero. The free-TV station will launch the 8x1hr show in August, playing episodes back to back between August 1-4. StudioCanal distributes the show and struck the Russian deal, having already shopped it to SBS in Australia. Section Zero, a cop show set in a dystopian […]

The TBI Scripted Survey 2016 – part III

The TBI Scripted Survey 2016 reveals why, where and how the genre is evolving, tackling the big issues with anecdotal evidence and data gathered from the world’s top scripted executives. Lights… camera… action!   In a fragmented market, what is the most fruitful way to source IP?   Have you got a idea burning away, […]