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In a move that has surprised many in the industry, toy, games and entertainment company Hasbro is to acquire global independent studio Entertainment One owner of the massive hit Peppa Pig.
Peppapig hasbro eONe 23Aug2019
Local US TV station owner Tegna said it has received an offer, reportedly worth $3bn, to sell itself to American private equity firm Apollo Global Management.

The first half of 2019 has seen media content protection and value-added service technology provider The Kudelski Group face a number of headwinds, most notably in the digital TV sector.

BBC Studios has appointed Pierre Cloete and Zbigniew Pruski as commercial directors for branded services, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Central and Eastern Europe respectively.

Non-profit technology research lab Motion Pictures Laboratories MovieLabs), together with the Hollywood studios which go to member studios, has published a new white paper presenting an industry vision for the future of media creation technology by 2030.

Production services specialist Gravity Media has agreed to acquire Chief Entertainment, a Sydney-based provider of live studio and production services, from Telstra Corporation.
chiefENt gravity 20Aug2019
Barely a matter of weeks since UK broadcast regulator Ofcom gave the BBC the regulatory greenlight to make changes to the structure of its iPlayer service, the UK’s production community has accused the public broadcaster of forcing costly alterations to working contracts.
Bodyguard 18Sep2018
Unjoo Moon’s Helen Reddy biopic I Am Woman will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) alongside True History of the Kelly Gang, Dirt Music and ABC drama Black B*tch (working title), alongside Hearts and Bones and The Australian Dream.
TIFF Australia 19Aug2019 landsc