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Irish film and tv production company goes global
Producers of The Voice of Ireland step up their international drive
The Hot Press Newsdesk, 04 Sep 2012
Screentime ShinAwiL was created in 1998 by Larry Bass. It has offices in Dublin and Belfast and has created and produced a number of popular series’, including You’re A Star, Charity You’re A Star, SoccaStars, Rising Stars, Charity Lords of the Ring, Test The Teachers, Undercover NI, Obesity Clinic, Put ‘Em Under Pressure, and Fame The Musical. Screentime ShinAwiL has also produced localized versions of some of the world's most successful formats, including Popstars, The Apprentice, Dragon's Den, MasterChef and The Voice of Ireland.
Larry Bass will continue his role as Executive Director of Screentime Group and as CEO of Screentime ShinAwiL. Other key members of the Screentime ShinAwiL management team will remain with the Company.
Banijay was created in 2008 and is led by Stephane Courbit, who was previously CEO of Endemol France. Its shareholders include the Agnelli family, the De Agostini family, Jean-Paul Bize (AMS Industries) and Bernard Arnault (LVMH).