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Entertainment One Inks Output Deal With Amc

Electric Entertainment is fully financing Wannabe with Traction Media. Lizzie Nastro and Michael Gasparro are producing. Mehandjiyska's new venture will represent Electric productions as well as third-party titles. She was previously head of sales at Global Screen, a Bavaria-Telepool joint venture in Munich, Germany. Earlier, she did stints at Gibraltar Entertainment, Lightning Entertainment and Echo Bridge. "Sonia's business acumen, professionalism, and taste for material represents exactly what I am looking for in the person we want to head our new division. We welcome her to the Electric family, and look forward to working with her as we present our product to the global marketplace," said Devlin. <br>Source:

Get AMC News and alerts free to your new kim kardashian inbox Under the agreement, eOne Television will handle international distribution (including digital and home entertainment rights) for all original scripted series from AMCs channels AMC and the Sundance Channel . The first three series that fall under the deal are Halt and Catch Fire, Turn and The Red Road. The agreement reps the first exclusive international output partnership for AMC and the Sundance Channel for scripted content. eOne is the producer and international distrib of AMCs Hell on Wheels and international distrib of The Walking Dead. eOnes current scripted series include suspense-drama Rogue, toplining Thandie Newton, Rookie Blue, Call Me Fitz and Discovery Channels upcoming Klondike. eOne Television has sold original and third-party content to more than 500 broadcasters in 150 countries. AMC has evolved into one of the worlds most successful cable networks, with an exceptional slate of high-quality programming, said eOne CEO Darren Throop. Our relationship with the U.S. <br>Source:

AMC Entertainment aims to raise $400 million in IPO

While his wealth is mostly derived from property in China, he is accelerating acquisitions overseas. AMC Entertainment didnt say in the filing how much of the company Wanda will own after the sale. Wanda acquired Sunseeker International Ltd., a U.K.-based maker of yachts, and a London building for $1.6 billion in June. Wang has said he plans to spend more than $1 billion to build a luxury residential complex along the banks of the Thames river. AMC didnt say in its filing which banks will underwrite the offering. The company has applied to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AMC. <br>Source:

Wanda’s AMC Entertainment Seeks $400 Million in New IPO

Rovi Video and Discovery Solutions: Rovi continues to broaden its data coverage reach to help its customers scale their entertainment products globally and deliver relevant video services to the local market. Rovi announced the expansion of its global video data offering, Rovi Video , to serve the Australian and Turkish markets. The expansion of the company's metadata footprint helps drive an enjoyable entertainment experience and makes it easy for consumers to find content across today's multiple devices and screens. Rovi data is a part of and developed to work cohesively with Rovi's Discovery solutions, a range of capabilities that span from the basic guide to advanced guidance technologies, intelligent search and recommendations services for TVs, set-top boxes, tablets, and PCs. Rovi's Discovery solutions are also on display at the Rovi booth. <br>Source:

Rovi Innovations Showcased at IFA Take Consumer Entertainment Experience to New Heights

Electric is fully financing and executive producing along with Traction Media. Full details follow: Los Angeles, CA (September 5, 2013) Electric Entertainment, the film and television production company/studio headed by producer Dean Devlin, announced today it will launch an international theatrical film and television sales and acquisitions division. Devlin has appointed industry veteran Sonia Mehandjiyska to run the new division, which will represent Electrics original productions as well as third-party product from A-list filmmakers and seasoned television producers from around the globe. Mehandjiyska will introduce Electrics slate to buyers at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival and American Film Market. Mehandjiyska was previously Head of Sales at Global Screen, a Bavaria-Telepool joint venture in Munich, Germany, where she negotiated license agreements on theatrical films, TV Series and M.O.W.s for one of Europes biggest libraries. Since 2003, she has served in a variety of international distribution positions with Gibraltar Entertainment, Lightning Entertainment and Echo Bridge, where she served as Vice President of International Sales in their London office. Devlin commented, Sonias business acumen, professionalism, and taste for material represents exactly what I am looking for in the person we want to head our new division. <br>Source:

Toronto: Electric Entertainment Launches International Sales Arm With ‘The Wannabe’

(David Pierson / Los Angeles Times / June this one 1, 2012) Also August 30, 2013, 11:15 a.m. AMC Entertainment, the nation's second largest theater chain, plans to go public -- again. The company, owned by China's Dalian Wanda Group, said in a regulatory filing that it would seek to raise $400 million from an initial public stock offering. The Leawood, Kan.-based chain, which operates more than 340 theaters, mostly in the U.S., did not disclose how many shares it would issue or at what price. AMC said it may use proceeds from the offering to fund acquisitions and pay down debt. FULL COVERAGE: REEL CHINA The company has made several prior attempts to hold an IPO. AMC originally filedfor a $750-million IPO in December 2006 as private equity firms looked to recoup some of their heavy investments in the theater operator. But AMC withdrew that offering in May 2007 after investors balked at the $17-a-share asking price. <br>Source:,0,7486975.story

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