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Red Arrow racks up ‘Slender Man’ sales

Red Arrow Studios International has closed a number of international sales for true crime documentary Slender Man: The Untold Story. The 1 x 120-minute documentary, about a fictional internet character who drove two girls to kill, has been acquired by Nine Network in Australia, SVT in Sweden, TV2 in Norway, VTM in Belgium and RTS for French-speaking Switzerland. […]

Gravitas Ventures launches film-focused SVOD

Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios company, has launched streaming service Gravitas Movies. Gravitas Movies is now available in the US and will be rolled out globally in summer 2019. It will host over 1,000 movies across comedy, horror, thriller, documentary, action and drama for $4.99 a month. Notable titles will include Brothers in Arms […]

James Baker to become president of Red Arrow Studios

Former Sky and Current TV executive James Baker is to take over as president of ProSiebenSat.1-owned Red Arrow Studios following the departure of current chairman and CEO Jan David Frouman. Baker will take over from Frouman, who is leaving ProSiebenSat.1 after 15 years, in February. Baker, who is currently chief operating officer of the German […]

Exclusive: Banijay eyes joint bid for Endemol

Banijay Group is looking to make a joint bid for Black Mirror producer Endemol Shine Group, whose production companies could be split up in the process. TBI understands that Marco Bassetti’s firm is looking to cherry pick certain assets from within Endemol Shine, which is nearing the final stages of a lengthy sales process. The ProSiebenSat.1-owned […]

Karga Seven appoints CEO of Turkish business

Red Arrow Studios-owned producer Karga Seven has appointed Ömer Özgüner as CEO of its production business in Turkey. Özgüner most recently served as general manager of broadcaster Star TV Turkey, where he oversaw shows including Ask, Soz, Istanbullu Gelin and Med Cezir. Prior to Star TV Turkey, he served as director of programming at NTV. Karga […]

A+E Networks UK orders factual title from Red Arrow studio

A+E Networks UK has commissioned Studio71, a Red Arrow Studios company, to produce Forged in Steele with YouTube personality Alex Steele. Forged with Steele follows the YouTube star, and blacksmithing enthusiast, as he recreates an array of historic weaponry in his Norwich forge. The title will be placed on A+E Networks UK’s flagship channel History […]

Wahlburgers prodco nabs Delmore from Endemol Shine prodco

Wahlburgers producer 44 Blue Productions has hired Elyse Delmore from Endemol Shine North America-owned reality house 51 Minds. Delmore has been named senior director of development at the Red Arrow Studios-owned 44 Blue. Working out of LA, she’ll work on development and sales of new ideas to cable, broadcast, syndication and digital platforms. At 51 […]

Ex-ABC unscripted chief to create Spinnaker Chaos with Red Arrow

US unscripted producer John Saade is housing his new production company, Spinnaker Chaos, at Red Arrow Studios. The exec, who has helmed shows such as Dancing with the Stars and Jimmy Kimmel Live, will exclusively work with Red Arrow on new series. Saade (pictured) worked in US broadcaster ABC’s alternative division between 2004 and 2013, […]

Buying Blind prodco Kinetic expands with development hire

Red Arrow Studios-owned prodco Kinetic Content has a new VP of development. Paul Lima is transferring from US prodco This Is Just a Test Productions, which is behind shows such as History’s Big Rig Bounty Hunters and Animal Planet’s Ice Lake Rebels. Kinetic has also promoted Scott Patterson to manager of development and Andre Kovalovs […]

ProSiebenSat.1 merges Red Arrow with digital in restructure

ProSiebenSat.1 Media is to reorganise its business into three pillars encompassing entertainment, content production and global sales, and commerce respectively. The German broadcaster, which held its capital markets day yesterday, said over 50% of its revenues now come from outside the traditional TV advertising business. Key to the reorganisation is the combination of linear TV […]