FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) has promoted David Luner to president, brand partnerships and franchise management, where he will oversee all of FMNA’s ancillary businesses including digital brand partnerships, sponsorship and integrated marketing, licensing, live events and various elements of business development.
Belgium-based entertainment company Studio 100, which is behind such brands as Maya the Bee and Vic the Viking, has launched a new digital business arm that will be headed up by former BBC Worldwide exec Tom Reding.
Breakthrough Entertainment’s president of distribution Nat Abraham (pictured) and CFO Michael McGuigan have acquired a stake in the Toronto, Canada-based company, joining founders Ira Levy and Peter Williamson as partners.
Mike and Liz Young have reacquired 100% ownership of US-based Moonscoop LLC and have rebranded the children’s production house as Splash Entertainment with CEO and executive chairman Nicolas Atlan on-board as a new partner, and JokeBox acting as a private passive investor.
Gaumont Animation’s MD Pierre Belaisch has restructured the studio’s management team in the wake of the departure of Jean-Pierre Quenet, former head of production operations, at the end of last year.