Bell Media Studios and Motion Content Group Partner to Create Innovative and Original Programs
11th September 2017
TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Bell Media Studios and Motion Content Group, GroupM's new global content investment and rights management company, have joined forces in a strategic development and production partnership that will create an exciting slate of original programs for international markets.
Working together, Bell Media Studios and Motion Content Group will develop, fund, and produce original programming that will include scripted and unscripted content across a wide range of genres.
Led by Nanci MacLean, Vice-President and Head, Bell Media Studios and Tony Moulsdale, Director of Programming, Motion Content Group, the partnership capitalizes on the objectives and strengths of both businesses which includes working with Bell Media Studios' dynamic production team to create unique, wide-ranging content and using Motion investment, global capability and network of relationships.
"We're looking forward to working with Motion, a company that has a proven track record of international success," said MacLean. "We have a passionate and energetic team at Bell Media and we're confident that together we will create great content that will work for our business at every level."
"This partnership shows what's possible when two established companies, both successful at what they do, take an imaginative approach to building their businesses together," said Moulsdale. "This is a commercial and creative venture which helps meet the demand for premium content – content which we can take in partnership with Bell Media Studios to the international market."
Motion has extensive experience in the development, co-production, and distribution of an award winning slate of international hits across a wide range of genres, including LOVE ISLAND, now in 26 countries and WILD THINGS which has local versions being produced in China, Russia, South America, and Europe.