Relativity Media

Netflix and Relativity in war of words

Streaming service Netflix has questioned the management set-up of troubled US studio Relativity Media, whose founder has responded with fury. With Relativity still in bankruptcy legal proceedings, Netflix made a court filing this week that claimed there was “considerable confusion” over who would run the studio once it had refinanced. As such, Netflix wants a […]

Maker rejects Relativity’s US$1bn approach

Maker Studios has turned down Relativity Media’s US$1 billion (€723 million)-plus approach in favour of its existing agreement to join the fold at The Walt Disney Company. Relativity yesterday attempted to hijack Disney’s deal to buy YouTube channel operator Maker with its own offer ahead of a Maker shareholder meeting today, but this has proven […]

Relativity bid threatens Disney’s Maker takeover

LA film firm Relativity Media is looking to hijack The Walt Disney Company’s takeover of leading multichannel operator Maker Studios, a report claims. Relativity, which has been pushing into television under the guidance of Ryan Kavanaugh, has offered Maker US$500 million in stock and an additional US$400 million subject to financial targets being met, according […]