WeMake


Media Ranch gameshow format optioned in Germany, France and Oz

Media Ranch’s gameshow format Watch! from Survivor producers Dan Munday and John Kirhoffer has been optioned in Germany, France and Australia. Talpa Germany, WeMake in France and NBCUniversal International Studios-owned Matchbox Pictures in Australia have all optioned the format, which was created by Munday and Kirhoffer, who worked together with Survivor creator Mark Burnett. The […]

Federation takes majority stake in unscripted venture WeMake

Federation Entertainment is to take a majority stake in WeMake, the Paris-based unscripted outfit it launched with Shine France COO Bouchra Réjani (pictured) in 2017. The move sees Federation taking a further step into the unscripted business, after operating as a major player in kids’ entertainment for many years. One year after launching, WeMake has […]

Talpa exec joins Federation prodco WeMake

Talpa Media executive Moe Bennani is joining Federation Entertainment start-up prodco WeMake as creative director. Bennani’s appointment comes just over two months after former Shine France COO Bouchra Réjani created Paris-based WeMake in association with Federation. The new recruit will drive development of original entertainment and magazine programming for broadcasters and digital platforms, and work […]

Ex-Shine France COO creates Federation firm

France’s Federation Entertainment has brought in former Shine France COO Bouchra Réjani to create a multi-genre production company. The launch of WeMake pushes Federation into unscripted programming for the first time, meaning it now operates in that area, scripted and children’s television through Cottonwood Media. Réjani recently left Shine France ahead of its merger with […]