Peter Emerson

Cineflix launches prodco with Salzman Jr.

Canada’s Cineflix Media is backing a new Montreal-based indie led by the son of co-CEO Glen Salzman. Connect3 will focus on coproductions for the North American and international markets. Pablo Salzman will lead the business as president, with Cineflix a joint venture partner. The exec, who’s been with Cineflix since 2009, will focus on working […]

Peter Emerson takes stake in Cineflix

Former Entertainment One Television sales chief Peter Emerson has taken a stake in Cineflix Media, and will become president of the Canadian producer and distributor, TBI can reveal. The news comes as Cineflix secures new bank finance, giving it a war chest for acquisitions, production and programming partnerships. The former eOne exec takes a minority […]

Head of US scripted at eOne stepping down

Michael Rosenberg, Entertainment One’s head of scripted TV, is stepping down, TBI has learned. Rosenberg will leave his post as executive VP, US scripted TV at the Canadian-US studio to return to the production sector. Rosenberg was upped from SVP to EVP in 2012 soon after the exit of previous drama chief Noreen Halpern. It […]

eOne rejigs sales ops, Spencer in

Entertainment One Television is restructuring its distribution operations to bring its TV and film sales units closer together. eOne Television International president Stuart Baxter (pictured) is rejigging operations in the UK, US and Canada to bring TV and film sales under single leadership, and to “support the strategic placement of new hires in major markets […]

Peter Emerson exits as eOne hires Stuart Baxter

Entertainment One has hired Stuart Baxter as president of eOne Television International and he will replace Peter Emerson who is leaving the producer and distributor. Baxter was at Sony Pictures Television in London for nine years until 2012 and will be based in London in his new role. Emerson has been at eOne since it […]

Content crunch – the fight for rights

As the pace of consolidation quickens, competition for rights is fiercer than ever. Stewart Clarke talks to distributors about the changing face of the business and how, in the hyper competitive world of TV, they are gaining access to content. First-look deals, overall deals, development deals, output deals, umbrella deals and pod deals: all are […]

Entertainment One seeking trio of senior EMEA hires

Canada-based producer-distributor Entertainment One will significantly bolster its Europe-based international division with a trio of senior hires next year, TBI has learned. eOne Television’s international president Peter Emerson is currently based in London putting together an EMEA unit but told TBI he is planning to return to North America once a new team is in […]