Fandor reveals distribution boss, Amazon, LeEco deals

Starz-backed indie film service Fandor has named a chief distribution officer, and closed a deals with Amazon and a new online video platform in the US. Felice Oper, who joined the company in 2015, is expanding her role to lead distribution. She is a former HBO and Viacom exec. “At HBO and Viacom in the […]

Happy Tree Friends streaming deal for LeEco

Kids producer and distributor Mondo has struck a deal with LeEco and will add several of its shows to the Le Eco cloud-based streaming service in the US. Mondo’s Happy Tree Friends (top) and Deep Space (below) will be added to LeEco smart TVs and mobile devices as they launch in the US. The Chinese firm has already […]

Mondo sets up Tenerife production hub

Kids producer and distributor Mondo TV has set up a new production outpost in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The new studio will be a pre-production hub for Mondo, which set it up through its Mondo TV Iberoamerica division. Four illustrators are in-situ and Mondo said more animation staff will be added soon. European kids companies […]

Latin Media Leaders: Pedro Leda, Ledafilms

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD PEDRO LEDA, FOUNDER AND CEO, LEDAFILMS Pedro Leda’s position in the Latin American TV business is notable for both its longevity and for the fact that he is held in such high regard. He was a clear winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award and those who nominated Leda spoke of his business […]