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Tinopolis Group acquires Pioneer Productions

One of the UK's leading independent media producers, Tinopolis Group, has purchased factual UK prodco Pioneer Productions. The acquisition sees Pioneer joining Tinopolis' current roster of production companies, including Mentorn Media, Daybreak Pictures, Fiction Factory, POP 1 and Sunset + Vine. Under the agreement, Stuart Carter will remain MD at Pioneer, while Jeremy Dear stays on as head of development, Kirstie McLure as head of production and Peter Dunkerley as head of finance. Pioneer will also retain its name and continue to create programs across the key genres of science, history, adventure, lifestyle and drama-docs.
October 29, 2009

One of the UK’s leading independent media producers, Tinopolis Group, has purchased factual UK prodco Pioneer Productions. The acquisition sees Pioneer joining Tinopolis’ current roster of production companies, including Mentorn Media, Daybreak Pictures, Fiction Factory, POP 1 and Sunset + Vine. Under the agreement, Stuart Carter will remain MD at Pioneer, while Jeremy Dear stays on as head of development, Kirstie McLure as head of production and Peter Dunkerley as head of finance. Pioneer will also retain its name and continue to create programs across the key genres of science, history, adventure, lifestyle and drama-docs.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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