TBI Fireside Chat with Vuulr’s Ian Mckee – The Democratisation of Content

Vuulr CEO & founder Ian Mckee joins TBI editor Richard Middleton to discuss how the digital marketplace is enabling buyers to find a wider selection of content and sellers to uncover new markets for their shows. Mckee also reveals the countries that have been quickest to adopt digital distribution, as well as how the service […]

TBI Talks: Andy Kaplan’s AXN plans greater investment in Asian content, while US buyers lead online acquisitions

KC Global Media Entertainment-owned AXN is committed to investing in more original content in the Asia region. Speaking on yesterday’s TBI Talks webinar, which focused on capitalising on opportunities in the region, KC chairman Andy Kaplan acknowledged that while there is more “great, premium product” coming out of Hollywood – pandemic aside – than ever […]

TBI Tech & Analysis: Pulling back the curtain on online content sales

Ian McKee, CEO of online distribution service Vuulr, provides a sneak peak into some of the key trends emerging from the thousands of ‘deal negotiations’ his company has facilitated over recent months and reveals which countries are embracing online sales the most. Fast, diverse and global – these are the key takeaways from a deep […]

News roundup: MGM gets first-look deal with Small World IFT; Lion TV USA inks prank co-pro deal; Vuulr launches new online market event and more…

MGM signs first-look deal with Small World IFT US-based MGM Television’s unscripted and alternative television and Orion Television division has signed a first-look deal with format sourcing company Small World IFT. Under the terms of the deal, MGM will have an exclusive first look at all international formats sourced by Small World as well as […]

Vuulr hires producer Ben Lock to oversee global partnerships

Online programme sales platform Vuulr has appointed producer Ben Lock to oversee global partnerships. Lock becomes head of enterprise technology & strategic partnerships, with a remit to build relationships with studios, major distributors, film markets, national film boards and strategic partnerships. He has worked on an array of film and TV titles, including Aquaman, Star […]

News round-up: Vuulr picks up Dori Media content; Armoza Formats brings ‘The Moves’; and Quintus Studios adds factual content

Vuulr adds 2,400 hours of Dori Media content Global content marketplace Vuulr has picked up more than 2,400 hours of scripted content from international distributor Dori Media for its online platform. In total, 53 titles were added in the catalogue agreement, including new Dori Media drama series Normal, Rampensau and the feature film The Unorthodox. […]

Exclusive: Vuulr appoints former Disney acquisition exec

Online programme sales platform Vuulr has added a raft of executives to its ranks as part of its global roll-out, including the addition of a former Disney acquisition exec. Vuulr, which launched globally in January, has named Avanthi Ram to the new role of marketplace success lead, with a remit to drive growth in film […]

News round-up: CNN does Vuulr deal; CuriosityStream breaks records; OCS joins Prime France; ZED sells disaster docs

ZED completes two disaster docs France-based producer and distributor ZED has completed production on two new documentaries examining devastating environmental issues. Co-produced by ZED and CuriosityStream for France 5 and Japan’s NHK, Prehistoric Worlds examines the existence of mankind contrasted against the scale of the history of our planet. Combining CGI, VFX and filming, the […]