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TRX future uncertain as bosses set to depart

TRX co-founders David Frank and Matthew Frank are stepping down from the online licensing platform they founded in 2015. David Frank will step down from his role as exec chairman and Matthew Frank will depart as CEO at the end of the year. Their departures leave a question mark around the future of TRX, whose board […]

Televisa boards TRX platform

Online licensing platform TRX has signed up Spanish media giant Televisa.  The Mexico-headquartered business is adding more than 2,000 hours of content to the service, which enables buyers and sellers to maximise the value of TV rights. Launched in 2017, TRX now has more than 1,000 registered buyers and more than 70,000 hours of content available on […]

India’s Zee boards licensing portal TRX

Indian media giant Zee is boarding online licensing platform TRX.  The business is the latest distributor to join the platform, with more than 1,000 hours from Zee’s Global Content Hub syndication division being added to the platform. Zee titles heading to TRX include popular drama series Kumkum Bhayga (pictured), Razia, lifestyle program Altar’d & The Big Fat […]

Studiocanal boards licensing portal TRX

French producer-distributor Studiocanal is the latest business to join online licensing portal TRX. The business is launching its entire catalogue on the service, which enables distributors to strike sales directly with buyers using the platform, allowing them to maximize the value of certain TV rights. Launched in 2016 by Matthew Frank and David Frank, TRX […]

TRX adds TCB Media Rights to its digitized sales platform

TCB Media Rights is the latest distributor to sign up to the online sales platform TRX, which enables buyers and sellers to make TV distribution deals through a digital service. TCB will add 1,400 TV hours to the platform, which will go live shortly after MIPCOM. Titles include Border Patrol (pictured), Copy Cat Killers and […]

TRX signs Lionsgate catalogue

Online rights trading platform TRX has reached an agreement with studio Lionsgate to carry 1300 hours of programming on its service. The deal adds to a roster of more than 600 buyers and 100 distributors that have already registered for the TRX service since its launch, including BBC Worldwide, Sky Vision, All3Media, Cineflix, Off the Fence and Beta Films. TRX […]

Coolabi eyes acquisitions after £11m funding injection

Britain-based children’s entertainment firm Coolabi Group is on the acquisitions hunt after securing £11 million (US$14.7 million) in new funding. The firm, which counts Clangers, Bagpuss, Poppy Cat and Scream Street among its IP brands, received the cash injection from Santander Corporate & Commercial, a division of high street bank Santander. The funds will go […]

Ex-Sony int’l production chief Wong joins TRX board

Former Sony Pictures Television (SPT) international production president Andrea Wong has joined the board of disruptive distribution platform TRX. Wong joins other industry figures such as Stephen lambert and John McVay on the company’s board. She is already on the boards of Liberty Media, Liberty Interactive Corporation and the Hudson’s Bay Company. TRX went live […]

Ex-BBCWW chief to explore investments for Edge

Former BBC Worldwide CEO John Smith will explore investment opportunities for UK-based firm Edge. Smith (pictured) will work with Edge Investments chief executive David Glick and his team of managers to unearth and jointly back creative companies. Smith exited the BBC’s commercial arm in October 2012 as Tim Davie stepped up the replace him. He […]

TRX signs BBCWW catalogue for official launch

TRX, the online platform for buying and selling TV rights, has signed BBC Worldwide to list its catalogue of 9,500 titles on the platform as it makes its official launch. Following an 18-month beta phase, the platform is now available to all buyers and sellers around the world, allowing them to engage, negotiate and agree […]

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