Nicola Bamford

Ex-Endemol Shine topper Brass joins Antidote’s board

Former Endemol Shine Group international operations chief Martha Brass has joined the increasingly prolific UK prodco Antidote Productions as non-executive chairman. The post is the first Brass has taken since leaving her role at Endemol Shine last year in July, with former Sky exec Nicola Bamford replacing her. Her appointment comes after UK-based media investor […]

Endemol Shine India CEO exiting

Endemol Shine India managing director and CEO Deepak Dhar will leave the business at the end of 2017 after eleven years. Company COO Abhishek Rege (below) will replace him, working alongside Dhar (right) during a transition period at the Big Boss producer. Dhar is leaving to pursue a new, unnamed venture next year. Rege joined […]

Sky exec joins Endemol Shine as Brass exits

Endemol Shine Group has appointed Sky’s Nicola Bamford as CEO of international operations as former head Martha Brass departs. As CEO of international operations, Bamford assumes direct responsibility for operating companies in China, France, Iberia, India, Italy, Israel and South East Asia. Marina Williams, who is the existing COO of international operations, oversees Central, Eastern European and […]

Sky opens up movie store to non-subs

Pay TV operator Sky has opened its download-to-own movie service to all consumers in the UK and Ireland. Previously, only Sky subs could access the store, but it has now opened to everyone, meaning all consumers can now download films to connected devices. Non-Sky subs can access films on their TV via the service Now […]

Sky confirms buy-to-keep rental service

BSkyB has confirmed it is branching into buy-to-keep digital movie sales and DVDs-by-mail with a revamp to its existing Sky Store rental service. Due to roll out in the coming weeks, the Buy & Keep movie service will let Sky+HD customers pay to own a digital copy of movie through their set-top box, with a […]