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Blue Ant buys Racat in int’l expansion move

Media | 05/24/2017 4:17 pm EDT

Blue Ant Media Inc. has acquired Racat Group, with international assets that include production houses and mobile game developers. As part of the deal, announced Wednesday, Blue Ant gets Racat’s New Zealand-based natural history production house NHNZ and game developer Runaway Play, Beach House Pictures, a production company in Singapore, and children’s nature broadcaster ZooMoo Networks, as well as the documentaries of Australia-based Northern Pictures. Blue Ant said in a Wednesday press release the acquisition is part of an “ongoing international content expansion.” The...

Nick Solowski joins Blue Ant

Media | 03/08/2017 5:15 pm EST

Blue Ant Media Inc. has appointed Nick Solowski as its new director of international sales and acquisitions. He will be responsible for licensing Blue Ant content in various international markets, including the U.S. Hispanic market, Australia and New Zealand, the company said in a Wednesday press release. Kate Blank, who has been promoted to senior director of international sales, will “continue to oversee content licensing across France, Asia, German-speaking Europe and Eastern Europe,” the release noted. Solowski was previously senior director of international sales and acquisitions at the Toronto and Los Angeles-based Tricon Films & Television, it said. “With over a decade of film and television industry experience, Nick brings to the table a proven track record in creating strategic...