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Content Distribution  |  Disney and Nigeria's FilmOne Entertainment Sign Content Distribution Pact

FilmOne Entertainment, a theatrical content distribution outfit with operations in West Africa have confirmed it is in agreement with Disney to distribute content from its stable including from Disney Pictures, Pixar and Walt Disney Animation.  According to elements of the ...
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Broadcasting Services  |  Disney Rebrands Its Television Studios For Stronger Market Positioning

The three studios comprising the Disney Television Studios are being unbundled and separately rebranded according to industry reporting.   A year and six months after the merger with 20th Century Fox, this iconic brand has been renamed 20th Television, and ...
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Disney Adds "Black Is King" To MNet And Canal+ Afrique

Disney's distribution has secured the deal to bring the new film "Black Is King" - from Beyoncé Knowles-Carter - to Multichoice Mnet and Canal+ Afrique. The movie, which is set for a 31 July release date, is set to also ...

Disney’s FOX Channels To Return To StarSat Africa After Contract Dispute - Reports

Disney has reportedly returned its yanked FOX channels, and two rebranded ESPN channels to the StarSat pay-TV operator after an absence of over four months following a contract dispute and commercial disagreement. The Walt Disney Company had removed its entire ...

Disney Appoints Former BBC Exec To Head Euro And Africa Original Productions

Disney has welcomed the former BBC exec, Liam Keelan, in a new role heading original productions across Europe and Africa. Keelan, who resigned from BBC Studios’ scripted division last year, has now joined Disney in the new role of Vice ...

Disney Appoints Sky Exec To Head SVOD In Europe, Africa

Disney has hired the Sky exec, Luke Bradley-Jones, to lead its streaming drive in Europe and Africa. As the London-based SVP of direct-to-consumer and GM at Disney+ Europe and Africa, Bradley-Jones will oversee the management for Disney+ across Europe and ...

Disney Takes Full Control Of Hulu, Rolls Out Streamer Globally -Reports

The Walt Disney company has confirmed that it has taken over all operational control of the Hulu SVOD service in the United States with immediate effect. Although no time-frame has been given for its roll-out in global markets or which ...

Disney+ Not Scheduled To Launch In Africa Any Time Soon

Disney recently unveiled the full lineup and pricing for its much-anticipated Disney+ streaming service. The streaming service will boast incredible movie and series offerings like Loki, The Mandalorian, Star Wars: The Clone Wars and more from their massive National Geographic, ...

Disney’s Upcoming Streaming Service Is Set To Take Content From Netflix

Disney has shared its earnings report for the quarter that ended on 29 September 2018, providing more information on its much anticipated upcoming streaming service. The massive media company’s online streaming service will be named Disney Plus, and its launch ...

Disney Africa To Launch Mickey The "True Original" Campaign In SA

In honour of the nine decades of Mickey Mouse and his legacy, character and position as a pop-culture icon, Disney Africa will be launching their Mickey the True Original campaign. The 18 November 2018 will symbolises 90 years since Mickey ...