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Raydar cruises into Cannes with Sydney Sailboat

Indie distributor Raydar Media has ABC preschool series Sydney Sailboat for MIPJunior and MIPCOM. The 52x11mins animated kids series launched on the ABC Kids channel earlier this year and is known as Bubble Bath Bay locally. The Essential Media-produced CGI show became one of the digital net’s top performers and Raydar will launch it internationally […]

Eyre rejoins Stehmeier with Factory job

Georgie Eyre has reunited with former Off the Fence colleague Bo Stehmeier at lifestyle sports and culture content group Factory Media. She has taken the new post of head of acquisitions at The Rights Factory, which is the newly-christened sales arm of Factory. Eyre left Amsterdam- and London-based producer-distributor Off the Fence along with Stehmeier […]

Ex-Target sales boss lands NBCU formats role

Former Target Entertainment head of sales Hannah Worrall has joined NBCUniversal’s international formats team, TBI has learned. Worrall has landed the new role of VP, format sales at NBCU International Production, the Comcast-owned company confirmed this morning. She will report to NBCUI’s senior VP, formats and production Yvonne Pilkington, who recently returned from maternity leave. […]

Sky Vision hires Karen Wise

Sky Vision, the distribution arm of UK pay TV operator BSkyB, has hired Karen Wise as head of sales. Wise was previously head of sales at (now defunct) Target Entertainment. At Sky Vision she will report to Leona Connell, head of global sales, and oversee sales to the US, Benelux, Ireland and Israel. Separately, Sky […]

Diane Rankin leaving DRG, Ali Hill joining

Diane Rankin, senior VP of acquisitions at UK distributor DRG is leaving the company and will be replaced by former Target Entertainment executive Ali Hill, TBI has learned. Rankin is leaving TV to take a one-year course in interior and product design. “I’m going back to school,” she told TBI. “It’s a life-change and I […]

Zodiak picks up Horrid Henry

Zodiak Kids has picked up rights to kids series Horrid Henry. The distributor will sell the show, which runs to 156 episodes and airs on CITV in the UK, internationally. It will distribute the two existing series and the upcoming third season. The show is made by UK indie Novel Entertainment was previously sold by […]