Kew Media Distribution


Kew Media Distribution promotes for new SVP acquisitions role

Kew Media Distribution (KMD) has appointed Graham Begg to the newly created position of SVP acquisitions and business development. Begg will oversee acquisition opportunities across scripted, non-scripted, documentary and factual entertainment properties, as well as advising on corporate activities and business development initiatives. He will continue to work closely with Kew Media Group’s 13 production […]

Sky Arts, Hulu, SBS acquire Margaret Atwood doc from Kew Media

Sky Arts in the UK, US streamer Hulu and SBS in Australia are among buyers of a documentary about Margaret Atwood, author of The Handmaid’s Tale and its sequel The Testaments. Margaret Atwood: A Word After A Word After A Word is Power (1 x 92 minutes and 1 x 78 minutes) follows the famous […]

BritBox links with Endemol Shine, Kew Media Distribution for North America

BritBox has struck deals with Endemol Shine International and Kew Media Distribution to bolster its North American catalogue. The streamer, which specialises in British TV, will expand its relationships with the two distributors. The deal, spanning 250 hours, marks the first US deal with BritBox for Kew. Under the deal, the distributors will supply BritBox […]

Kew Media to handle select Participant titles

Roma and Green Book producer Participant has signed a multi-year distribution deal with Kew Media Distribution (KMD) to handle TV and digital rights on a selection of its documentaries, films and library content. Participant titles listed in the deal include Oscar-nominated documentary Food, Inc.; Emmy nominee Pressure Cooker; Sundance Award winners 3 1⁄2 Minutes, 12 […]

Show of the week: ‘High Maintenance’

High Maintenance (8 x 60 minutes) is something of a new take on the popular engineering sub-genre that explores the building of megastructures. Rather than focusing on construction, this series is about maintenance. The series was developed by Toronto-based Frantic Films, part of Kew Media Group, and is repped by its distribution arm Kew Media […]

Kew Media Distribution: Beyond ‘Neverland’

Tim Dams explores the rise of documentary powerhouse Kew Media Distribution Halfway through 2019, there’s little doubt about the most impactful documentary of the year – Dan Reed’s explosive and revelatory Michael Jackson film, Leaving Neverland. The documentary, which prompted a rethink about the legacy of the late pop icon as well as furious backlash […]

TBI Factual Hot Pick: ‘High Maintenance’

High Maintenance (8 x 60 minutes) is something of a new take on the popular engineering sub-genre that explores the building of megastructures. Rather than focusing on construction, this series is about maintenance. The series was developed by Toronto-based Frantic Films, and is repped by Kew Media Distribution, both of which are part of Kew […]

Wild Money: The new rules of play in distribution

Distributors are under greater pressure than ever, needing to be nimble, innovative and cash-rich – all at the same time. TBI gathered distributors of shows such as Bodyguard and Leaving Neverland to discuss all things content: what’s cutting through, what they’re walking away from and why they’re stepping in where commissioners are falling short How […]