Michael Iskas

Story Lab, Youngest Media strike JV for formats

Game of Clones distributor The Story Lab has partnered with David Flynn and Lucas Church’s Youngest Media on a formats venture. The businesses have formed a JV entitled Youngest Labs, which will look to create ambitious global formats and digital-first content, as well as a consumer ventures program and brand-funded commissions. Youngest Labs will have […]

Story Lab expands in CEE

UK-based distributor The Story Lab has launched a Ukrainian office. The Story Lab Ukraine is the latest office launch for the Dentsu Aegis Network-owned distribution company. Illiya Rzhondkivsky and Pavel Cherepin will lead the base as managing director and content and development director respectively. Both previously worked at Dentu Aegis, Rzhondkivsky as head of sponsorship […]

The Story Lab’s next chapter

The Story Lab, which is set to become a key player in production financing, wants 20 primetime projects on its books by the end of the year. To get to that point the firm has brought in a number of well-known execs. Michael Iskas, global president of the the Dentsu Aegis-owned content outfit, talks formats, […]

The Story Lab staffs up, opens new offices

Production and distribution group The Story Lab has hired seasoned execs to run new international offices, hired a permanent formats chief, and opened a new office in the UK as part of aggressive expansion plans, TBI has learned. TBI understands that The Story Lab is also looking for an exec to run a new scripted division, […]