Zodiak Rights

Off the Fence inks UKTV distribution deal

Off the Fence has acquired 300 hours of content that it will sell internationally, including titles from UKTV and Fox’s regional channels. In the UK, OTF will be representing UKTV’s factual channel, Yesterday’s catalogue of one-off documentaries including Colditz – The Legend (pictured), Titanic: The Band That Played On, Royals At War, I Was A […]

Jane Millichip joins Sky Vision

Sky Vision’s recruitment drive has continued with the hire of Jane Millichip as director of sales and global brands. Millichip is in the final weeks of her current position as managing director of Zodiak Rights. Her departure from Zodiak was announced late last year. In the newly-created role at Sky Vision, the distribution arm of […]

Zodiak Americas staffing up after Gamson and Cabano promotions

Zodiak Americas has promoted Mike Gamson and Sheila Cabano and is actively looking to staff up its development and production teams in the US. Gamson becomes chief creative officer and Cabano COO. They will oversee Zodiak’s New York office, which specialises in character-based reality programming for the east coast cable networks. Recent productions include Hardcore […]

Zodiak takes two US cable series

Zodiak Rights has acquired international rights to two US cable series. The distributor, part of Zodiak Media, has picked up T Group Productions’ In The Big House and Handbook Productions’ US version of UK-originated format A Place In The Sun. In The Big House is a 8x30mins series for Viacom’s LGBT-focused channel LOGO. It follows […]

Jane Millichip leaving Zodiak following restructure

Jane Millichip is to leave Zodiak Rights in the new year following a restructure of the company’s international distribution business. Millichip will leave the company at the end of January 2013. She was most recently managing director of Zodiak Rights, the company’s sales arm, a position she held since July 2010. Before that she was […]

Zodiak acquires rights to Sound of Music doc

Zodiak Rights has acquired the international rights to Sound of Music documentary Climbed Every Mountain, which will air on the BBC later this year. Climbed Every Mountain is a one-off doc produced by Northern Upstart, which has produced Let The Stories Begin for Sky Atlantic and Bootlegged Booze for Current TV. The one-hour film tells […]

Zodiak inks first-look deal with Western Front

Zodiak Rights has agreed a first-look deal with UK-based indie Western Front Films. The distributor will launch two shows from the factual producer at MIPCOM, Meet The Izzards and America’s Secret War Plan Revealed. Meet The Izzards is a two-part doc for BBC One in the UK. It follows comedian Eddie izzard as he uses […]

DHX takes Yo Gabba Gabba! from Zodiak and to Cannes

Canada-based distributor DHX has taken international rights to hit kids series Yo Gabba Gabba! and will start shopping it to buyers at MIPCOM next month. The live-action series was created by Christian Jacobs and Scott Schultz and is produced by The Magic Store and Wildbrain Entertainment, which was acquired by DHX in late 2010. The […]

Zodiak acquires Aung San Suu Kyi doc

Zodiak Rights has acquired the international rights to a documentary about Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi that will air on HBO and the BBC. The global sales arm of Zodiak Media has struck a deal with Ronachan Films & Finestripe Productions to shop Aung San Suu Kyi: The Choice to international broadcasters. The […]

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 […]

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