Roy Price


MIPCOM 2013 keynote speakers announced

The keynote speakers in the ‘Media Mastermind’ strand for this year’s MIPCOM have been announced. Event organisers Reed Midem have signed up Frances Berwick, president of US cable net Bravo; Cécile Frot-Coutaz (pictured), CEO, FremantleMedia; Ryan Kavanaugh, CEO, Relativity Media; and Roy Price, director of Amazon Studios for this year’s conference. Reed Midem said the […]

Amazon chooses first-ever original TV series

Amazon has selected the pilots that it will take to series with a John Goodman comedy, another from True Blood director Michael Lehmann and three kids series. The five series come from a pool of 14 pilots that Amazon launched on its Prime Instant Video service in the US and Lovefilm service in the UK […]

Amazon says originals off to a strong start

Amazon Studio’s first slate of original pilots have been the most-watched content on the company’s streaming service since they launched on Friday, April 19. Amazon in the US and its UK service Lovefilm launched 14 pilots, spanning several genres from kids to drama and comedy shows. Days after launch it said that new pilots made […]

Amazon Originals go live

Amazon has now made its eight comedy pilots and six kids pilots available online, with viewers to decide which shows will go to series. Amazon Studios, the online shopping giant’s production arm, made its first pilot commitment for six original comedy shows in December, and added five preschool kids to the slate in February. The […]

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