Dan Heaf

BBC Worldwide’s director of BBC Store steps down

Simon Danker, director of BBC Worldwide’s BBC Store, is leaving the company after fourteen years. Danker is in charge of BBC Store, Worldwide’s upcoming electronic sell through service, and was also director of global iPlayer, plans for which have been shelved. Worldwide claims that his departure is not linked to digital boss Dan Heaf’s exit, […]

Content creators must become marketing experts, says Maker Studios

Content creators will soon need to also become “marketing and branding experts” as online content continues to radically transform how consumers experience entertainment, says Maker Studios’ Erin McPherson. In a new report by TV content market organiser MIPtv and MIPcom, the chief content officer of the LA-based multichannel network, McPherson, claims that eventually we will […]