Matt Tiffin

NBCU closing Tellycopter in unscripted rejig

NBCUniversal is set to close its central development unit Tellycopter as part of a wider rethink of its international unscripted strategy, TBI understands. The news follows the exit of David Mortimer. Tellycopter is NBCUniversal’s centralised creative and development unit, based in London and working across its wider network of entertainment prodcos, which include Chocolate Media, […]

Remedy hires Tiffin from NBCU indie

UK prodco Remedy has recruited Matt Tiffin as head of entertainment. The new recruit joins the Argonon-owned producer from Tellycopter, the central creative unit of NBCUniversal, where he was head of entertainment. Prior to that he was at NBCU-backed prodco, Chocolate Media, and has also worked at Eyeworks, the BBC and RDF. At Remedy, which […]

NBCUniversal hires for factual development team

NBCUniversal International Television Production has finalised the shape of the factual development unit that former Fever Media co-founder David Mortimer leads. Jack Burgess, another ex-Fever exec whom TBI revealed had joined NBCU last year, will lead factual entertainment development alongside Ben Riley, who is a former BBC Format Entertainment, MTV and Endemol exec; while heading […]