Newen Connect


Newen merges Telfrance, CAPA & 17 Juin to form new French division

French production and distribution group Newen has restructured its domestic operations by combining Telfrance, CAPA and 17 Juin into a single entity. Newen France will be led by Vincent Meslet, the producer of soaps Demain Nous Appartient and Ici Tout Commence. Meslet is a former head of programmes at France 3 and Arte, and takes up the […]

News round-up: ITV Studios sells 300+ hours in India; Newen Connect to distribute Italy’s ‘Christian’ and more…

ITV Studios sells 300+ hours in India Soon-to-launch streamer Discovery+, Lionsgate Play and Viacom 18 have collectively acquired more than 300 hours of scripted and non-scripted content for India in a raft of deals with ITV Studios. Discovery+ has signed a deal for factual titles including Atlantic Productions’ Attenborough’s Journey, a look back at Sir David […]

Newen appoints NBCU & Sky Vision alum as EVP of distribution

French production group Newen has appointed former Sky Vision and NBCUniversal (NBCU) exec Leona Connell to lead its global sales division. Connell becomes EVP of distribution at Newen Connect and will be based in London and Paris, reporting to Newen’s recently appointed chief distribution officer Rodolphe Buet. She will lead the fiction and non-fiction sales teams in France […]