Secret Location

eOne takes full control of digital studio

Entertainment One has acquired the 50% of digital production studio Secret Location it didn’t already own. eOne first bought into its compatriot Canadian firm in May 2014, and now owns 100% of its shares. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. This comes as UK broadcaster ITV and private equity firm KKR circle eOne, […]

Syfy orders linear, digital and virtual reality drama

Pay TV net Syfy has ordered Halcyon, a futuristic cop drama that will go out on its linear channel, online and as an immersive virtual reality experience. It will be made by next-generation studio Secret Location, which is based in Toronto and counts Entertainment One among its investors. The shortform show was commissioned for the […]

eOne seeks Canuck chief after upping O’Brien

Entertainment One is seeking a Canadian television chief after previous incumbent Margaret O’Brien was promoted to a new corporate development role. O’Brien has been named executive VP, corporate development, a role that will see her oversee M&A across the eOne group, which comprises film and TV assets. She joined eOne in 2008 when the company […]

eOne unveils Secret Location investment

Canada-based studio Entertainment One has invested in an interactive agency that is expanding into the US. The equity investment in Canadian firm Secret Location, the size of which was not disclosed, will lead to eOne gaining original interactive properties for the global markets. The pair have already worked together on eOne properties such as Storming […]