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Red Arrow shuts Norway prodco to focus on Denmark

Red Arrow Entertainment Group is shutting down its Norwegian production arm as part of a Scandinavian centralisation that focuses on Snowman Productions Denmark. Followingh a strategic review, the ProSiebenSat.1 Media-owned production group has decided to shutter Snowman Productions Norway. This means Snowman Norway managing director Jørgen Steinheim and head of productions Dag Obert Eine will […]

Red Arrow re-ups Bastin at Fabrik

Henrik Bastin, the CEO of LA-based Fabrik Entertainment, has renewed his contract at the Bosch prodco. His new deal is described as “multi-year”, as Fabrik continues developing US projects such as TNT’s The Deep Mad Dark, an FX series based on novel Ancillary Justice, The Limit for AMC and Midnights for USA Network. He has […]

Red Arrow prodco creates Turkish venture

LA-based prodco Karga Seven Pictures has expanded its operations in Turkey after establishing a permanent Istanbul production office earlier this month. Tamer Uner will head the Red Arrow Entertainment Group-owned prodco’s Turkish branch as president, while Ozer Sata, former CEO of Mindshare Turkey, will take a chief executive post. Todd Cohen, formerly Karga Seven’s executive VP of development, will become […]

Gamsu gets expanded Red Arrow role

Harry Gamsu has been handed an expanded role at Munich-based Red Arrow International overseeing all non-scripted programming. Gamsu (pictured) becomes VP, non-scripted at Red Arrow Entertainment’s sales arm, and will manage all aspects of new and catalogue non-scripted properties, plus acquire new programmes and IP from third-party producers, broadcasters and new platforms. He will also […]

Brexit strategies

The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union is one of the most seismic changes for international television in living memory. Jesse Whittock asks what it means for the industry. The UK has always been a leader in international production and distribution. It is credited, among other things, with helping to develop and fine-tune […]

Red Arrow invests in Skogland’s Mad Rabbit

Red Arrow Entertainment’s latest strategic play is investing in a new production company led by Canadian director and showrunner Kari Skogland. The international production arm of ProSiebenSat.1 Media has team with Skogland and industry veteran Peter Sussman to create Mad Rabbit Entertainment, a joint venture that will be based in Toronto and LA. The company […]

Red Arrow, TwoFour execs jump to 7 Wonder

Fledgling UK indie 7 Wonder has hired executives from prodcos within the Red Arrow Entertainment and TwoFour Group companies. Jeremy Lee has joined from Red Arrow-owned UK prodco Nerd to become executive producer, while Patrick McMahon comes across from TwoFour-owned Boomerang to become head of development. McMahon indirectly replaces Chris Wilson, who was head of […]

ProSiebenSat.1 chief extends contract

ProSiebenSat.1 Media has extended CEO Thomas Ebeling’s contract through to 2019. Should he stay in the post until the company AGM in four years’ time, he will have held the top at the Germany-based broadcaster for a decade. “Since taking office in 2009, Thomas Ebeling has decisively shaped the group’s strategy and, with his colleagues […]

Nerd production chief exiting

UK prodco Nerd TV has said goodbye to long-serving production chief Elaine Foster, TBI has learned. Foster (pictured) has been with Red Arrow Entertainment-owned Nerd since 2012, and until her departure was head of production. In the role, Foster oversaw production, office management, business affairs and company finance. She counts Tiger Aspect productions, Blink Films […]

ProSiebenSat.1 builds on production growth

The strong performance of the German advertising market, digital activities and production all contributed to a solid start to the year for broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1. The broadcaster posted quarterly revenues of €654.6 million (US$742.7 million), up 12.7%, and recurring earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation of €152.7 million, up 9%. German area broadcasting revenue […]

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