Warner Bros takes over Eyeworks
Dutch-based production group Eyeworks has been acquired by Warner Bros Television Group.
Warner Bros takeover, estimated at US$270m, includes Eyeworks’ businesses in 15 countries across Europe, South America, Australia and New Zealand. It will also take over all of Eyeworks’ international distribution activities for formats and finished productions.
Ronald Goes, exec VP and head of Warner Bros International Television Production, said: “We’ve long admired the way that Eyeworks has been built into a global player in TV production and we’re proud that today it becomes part of the Warner Bros family.”
Eyeworks Australia, headed by managing director John McAvoy, has also produced Meet The Frockers, Celebrity Splash, Being Lara Bingle, Gangs Of Oz, DIY Rescue, Missing Pieces, You Saved My Life and Territory Cops and has been operating since 2004.