Marco Basetti

Takis Candilis resurfaces at Banijay

Takis Candilis has resurfaced at Banijay a week after exiting Lagardère. The seasoned French TV exec, who was at TF1 before running Lagardère’s TV business, will be head of scripted at Banijay Group. In that role he will be based in Paris and oversee all of Banijay’s scripted efforts out of France and across the […]

Banijay ups Ambra’s Cipriano

Banijay Group has upped Filippo Cipriano to managing director of its Italian prodco Ambra. Ambra was established by Marco Bassetti after he left Endemol and before he took on his current role as CEO of Banijay Group. Since his appointment, it is 50%-owned by Banijay and has been renamed Ambra Banijay Italy. Banijay launched NonPanic, […]

Marco Bassetti joins Banijay as CEO

Former Endemol Worldwide president Marco Bassetti has joined Banijay. He will be CEO at the France-based producer and distributor, which has also acquired a 50% stake in his production company Ambra Multimedia. Bassetti founded Endemol Italy in 1997 and was managing director and then president of Endemol Italy until 2004. In 2007 he returned to […]