Little Dot Studios

UK’s History Hit ramps up originals investment, seeks programming head

UK media platform History Hit is increasing its investment in original content for it SVOD service, History Hit TV, and has begun looking for a head of original programming to oversee development. History Hit was founded by broadcaster and historian Dan Snow and CEO Justin Gayner in 2017 and acquired by All3Media’s Little Dot Studios […]

All3’s Little Dot rejigs in US as Fullscreen exec replaces Holly Graham

All3Media’s Little Dot Studios has appointed John Holdridge from WarnerMedia-owned Fullscreen to lead operations in the US, with incumbent Holly Graham moving back to the UK. Holdridge becomes MD for Little Dot’s Stateside operations and is joined at the digital content prodco by two former Fullscreen colleagues. James Norell becomes SVP of business operations & strategy […]

Little Dot Studios acquires Dan Snow’s History Hit platform

All3Media-owned UK-based digital content company Little Dot Studios has acquired HistoryHit, the media platform co-founded by historian and broadcaster Dan Snow. The acquisition will place the SVOD service HistoryHit.TV alongside Little Dot’s existing AVOD channels Timeline and Absolute History, while Snow will work with HistoryHit and Little Dot Studios to create new online and broadcast […]

All3Media’s Little Dot Studios unveils acquisitions plans and first prodco deal

All3Media-backed digital content creator and distributor Little Dot Studios has unveiled the first of series of company acquisitions as part of rapid growth plans. The first deal sees Little Dot agreeing to buy London-based production studio WING, which creates content brands and sports governing bodies including the International Olympics Committee, Coca-Cola and Vodafone. It was […]

Little Dot Studios hires Barcroft exec for US unscripted development

All3Media-owned Little Dot Studios (LDS) has hired Barcroft Productions’ head of development as it looks to expand its Real Stories strand into long-form docs and push further into the US market. The platform has hired Paul Woolf, one of the creators of Barcroft’s Netflix original Amazing Interiors, as head of US unscripted development. The appointment […]

Little Dot hires Disney duo for social sales

Little Dot Studios, the digital content studio and broadcaster, has hired Disney duo Elliot Baum and Peter Yardley-Jones to establish a media division as it sets out to sell its own inventory across social platforms. Baum will act as head of digital media sales and Yardley-Jones as head of operations. The pair previously led Disney/Maker […]

Federation hires Little Dot to manage YouTube presence

Kids content distributor Federation Kids & Family has appointed Little Dot Studios to manage the digital presence of their premium kids content on YouTube platforms. Little Dot is a distributor of premium TV content on YouTube and will be tasked with setting up YouTube channels for Federation’s studio Cottonwood Media and its top tier programming. […]

Little Dot Studios & All3Media launch German label

Little Dot Studios, the online video distribution and production company that manages YouTube channels, Facebook pages, and social video content for global sports, TV and consumer brands, has teamed with All3Media Deutschland to establish a new label in Germany. The unit will operate with local German teams from offices in Munich and Berlin and will […]

WildBrain brings in ex-Little Dot Studios exec

UK-based online kids network WildBrain has hired a former executive from All3Media digital business Little Dot Studios. Will Mahmood has joined as head of strategy at the DHX Media-owned company. He will help multichannel network WildBrain’s content partners exploit the data their programming creates, and work with key executives on company strategy. Mahmood was formerly […]

Woolf returns to All3 after Zodiak exit

Gary Woolf has returned to All3Media just a year after leaving to join Zodiak Media, TBI can reveal. It was widely rumoured in April Woolf would return to All3 after leaving Zodiak, and he has now been confirmed as All3Media International’s executive VP, business development, digital and insight. At Zodiak, he was head of digital, business […]