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Co-founder and CEO of YouLook.tv David Smyth is departing the fledgling UK-based AVoD service after less than a year.
A study led by Cardiff University and commissioned by the British Film Institute has found that just 24% of four- to 18-year-olds in the UK believe they see children and young people that look like them on TV.
MIPCOM: If you're on your way back from Cannes, just returned or been keeping track of the event online, catch up with C21’s extensive coverage of Mipcom and MipJunior using these links.
Magazine and online publisher Future PLC has rebranded its factual television production company Barcroft Studios as Future Studios, and announced a pair of promotions in its executive team.
In the C21FM Weekly Review Show, which this week runs from 10am today to 10am on Monday October 18, we play highlights from a great week on the station. Tune in for a mix of music, news and interviews that put the first live Mipcom for two years in perspective.
MIPCOM: New production and distribution company 4Mat Factory launched to the international market here in Cannes last night, with a content deal in place with US-based hip-hop entrepreneur Damon Dash.
Eric Evangelista, founder of US indie Hot Snakes Media, has joined forces with wildlife expert Forrest Galante to launch a new factual production company.
The SpringHill Company, the US media and content company led by CEO Maverick Carter and chairman LeBron James, has sold a minority stake to a group of investors led by private investment firm RedBird Capital Partners.
Brazilian media giant Globo has tapped João Roberto Marinho and Paulo Marinho for presidential roles as longtime head Jorge Nóbrega steps back from the business.
ITV Studios, the production and distribution arm of the UK broadcaster, is producing a YouTube spin-off from its weekday morning show Good Morning Britain.
The Walt Disney Company has unveiled a slate of local-language content for Disney+ from countries including Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, China and Australia as the streamer continues to expand across Asia Pacific.
Warner Media-owned global SVoD Discovery+ has partnered with pop singer Kesha to make a supernatural series with the working title of Conjuring Kesha.
ViacomCBS’ global content division ViacomCBS International Studios is partnering with Shine Iberia, Elefantec Global and Legacy Rock on a biopic series based on the life of Spanish singer-songwriter Miguel Bosé.
Canadian network Société Radio-Canada, part of national pubcaster CBC, has secured rights for UK format What Would Your Kid Do? from UK distributor ITV Studios.
Chinese broadcasters including Tencent and Youku have picked up preschool series Pikwik Pack from Toronto’s Guru Studio.
US studio Lionsgate and entertainment company Redbox have struck a multi-year deal that will see the two distribute each other's content.
The International Association of Theatrical Stage Employees, the union representing US below-the-line workers, has said its members will go on strike next Monday unless deal negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers lead to a new agreement.
Talpa Network, John de Mol's Netherlands-based production and distribution business, has poached Maarten Meijs from ITV Studios to be its new CEO.
Global streamer Apple TV+ has ordered a comedy series executive produced by Ted Lasso duo Bill Lawrence and Brett Goldstein, with Jason Segel (Dispatches From Elsewhere, Forgetting Sarah Marshall) set to star.
BBC Studios, the UK pubcaster's commercial production and distribution arm, has appointed interim CEO Tom Fussell to the role on a permanent basis.
Today we hear from C21 editorial director Ed Waller, Channel 21 International editor Nico Franks and C21Kids editor and senior reporter Karolina Kaminska as Mipcom 2021 wraps in Cannes.

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