Zealot buys into branded content and marketing
With the acquisition of Neighbor Agency and Idea Farmer, the direction of former-Maker Studios CEO Danny Zappin’s startup becomes clearer.
Factory Media brings Jonathan Bates on board
A vet of Rightster and ITV, Bates will lead the expansion of the sports and culture MCN’s distribution network.
ITV invests into Zealot, touting digital studio potential
The startup founded by Maker Studios co-founder Danny Zappin has to date raised over $30 million, according to a statement.
WIGS founders form new prodco
With financing from WPP and U.K. broadcaster ITV, Jon Avnet, Rodrigo Garcia and Jake Avnet have launched Indigenous Media.
ITV invests in Believe Entertainment Group
Believe, a New York-based digital studio, says the U.K. broadcaster’s global reach and experience in long-form programming is of strategic importance.
ITV takes minority stake in Nordic VOD channel
U.K. broadcaster ITV has taken a minority stake in Nordic VOD channel Cirkus, which airs factual programming alongside comedies and British drama.