All Pact articles – Page 13

  • Richard Desmond
    News

    Pact presents united front for C5 suppliers

    2010-11-18T08:00:00Z

    Pact is drawing up plans for how it can help indies deal with Channel 5 under Richard Desmond after holding a meeting of “very unhappy” members on 17 November.

  • Wallace_and_Grommit_Were_Rabbit_3.jpg
    News

    Pact wades into BBC animation controversy

    2010-11-16T08:00:00Z

    Pact has waded into the controversy surrounding the BBC’s plans to build an animation studio, describing it as “a body blow” to UK indies and “a highly questionable move” for the licence fee-payer.

  • News

    Pact outlines plans for three YouView events

    2010-11-04T15:13:00Z

    Pact is planning to hold three workshops intended to educate members about the creative, commercial and technical opportunities surrounding YouView and connected-TV services.

  • Mipcom 2010
    News

    Pact welcomes Mip funding

    2010-10-12T10:08:00Z

    Indie trade body Pact has welcomed the Government’s support for its UK Indies Pavilion at two major international trade events in Cannes.

  • Dancing With the Stars (Vietnam)
    News

    Pact: British exports grow 9%

    2010-10-04T11:57:00Z

    International sales of British programmes increased 9% last year, with finished programmes accounting for more than 40% of the increase, Pact research has shown.

  • John McVay
    News

    Pact calls on BBC to reconsider licence freeze

    2010-09-17T11:10:00Z

    Pact has urged the BBC to reconsider its announcement that there will be no increase in licence fee for the next two years.

  • Mark Thompson
    News

    Pact digs in on Terms of Trade

    2010-09-02T09:12:00Z

    Pact is ready to battle the BBC after Mark Thompson’s surprise MacTaggart revelation that the corporation believes the Terms of Trade need to change.

  • News

    Pact takes on Dillon

    2010-07-15T09:00:00Z

    Pact has appointed Tony Dillon as its new business affairs director after Andrew Chowns left to become chief executive of Directors UK.

  • Andrew Chowns
    News

    Chowns leaves Pact for Directors UK

    2010-06-11T12:23:00Z

    Pact’s Andrew Chowns is leaving the indie trade body to become chief executive of Directors UK.

  • News

    Keo hires Pact digital head

    2010-05-04T10:59:00Z

    Keo Films has appointed Pact’s Nick Underhill as managing director of its digital division.

  • Joyce Adeluwoye-Adams
    News

    Pact appoints diversity champion

    2010-04-09T12:45:00Z

    Pact has appointed Joyce Adeluwoye-Adams to help UK indies boost their diversity efforts.

  • john mcvay
    News

    Pact criticises BBC online cuts

    2010-03-19T12:46:00Z

    Indie execs have spelt out the dangers of the BBC cutting spend in digital media to top BBC officials, with trade body Pact slamming the proposals as a ‘backwards step’ for the industry.

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    News

    Watts named vice chair of Pact Council

    2010-03-15T16:18:00Z

    The indie chief behind kids show Horrid Henry has been named as the new vice chair of the Pact Council.

  • Jack Osbourne Celebrity Adrenaline Junkie
    News

    Pact: STV indie status will harm Scotland

    2010-02-01T11:52:00Z

    Pact has warned against granting STV’s production arm indie status, claiming that the reclassification will harm the Scottish indie sector with little benefit for the commercial broadcaster.

  • John McVay
    News

    Pact calls for free market on BBC shows

    2010-01-29T13:02:00Z

    Pact has called for the end of BBC Worldwide’s first look deal for BBC shows, claiming it is stifling competition among TV distributors.

  • John McVay
    News

    Pact outlines product placement proposals

    2010-01-20T12:02:00Z

    Nations Regions Conference: Pact chief executive John McVay has reinforced the trade body’s support for product placement by outlining how he believes any potential agreement with broadcasters could work.

  • Debbie Manners
    News

    New Pact chair Manners braced for tough talks

    2009-12-10T08:00:00Z

    Debbie Manners is to take over as chair of Pact - and is bracing herself for a year dominated by negotiations over digital terms of trade and pressure on indies as commissioning lags set in.

  • MSN webplayer
    News

    Pact agrees VoD terms of trade for MSN Video Player

    2009-11-19T09:35:00Z

    Microsoft’s MSN Video Player has become the first video-on-demand platform to agree to terms of trade for producers.

  • BBC
    News

    Pact: freezing online services a 'car crash' for suppliers

    2009-10-09T12:36:00Z

    Pact has launched a blistering attack on the BBC Trust’s “shocking” decision to freeze the budgets for three of the corporation’s online learning services – claiming it will be a “car crash” for indie suppliers.

  • The X Factor
    News

    Pact predicts ITV red tape tangle

    2009-09-24T07:00:00Z

    Steps to introduce double compliance on ITV shows risk tying up indies in red tape, Pact and franchisee Channel TV have warned.