Speaking of audio drama (and comedy) series, as we often do – check out PEOPLE’S PILOT 2018 and see – looks like TVWriter™ isn’t the only place fiction podcasting is being taken seriously. One of Hollywood’s largest talent and packaging agencies has swept into the field. Deadline.Com has the scoop:
by Patrick Hipes
Endeavor has launched Endeavor Audio, with the aim to jump into the growing podcast market via content development, financing, production, distribution, marketing and monetization. The new brand has partnered with several companies in the space at kickoff, including with Dick Wolf and Wolf Entertainment to produce dramatized podcasts in the crime genre developed by Wolf and Magical Elves’ Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz.
Deals [are] also set…with Nas’ Mass Appeal, the urban culture-focused media and entertainment company to co-develop 5-10 podcasts; and Parcast, an on-demand, multi-dimensional podcast network. It also will monetize and distribute Season 2 of the Limetown podcast which bows October 31.
The company will be run by GM Moses Soyoola, most recently head of business development & strategy at Panoply Media; head of marketing Lisa LaCour, most recently global CMO at Outbrain; head of content & development Dave Easton, who most recently led podcast development and production at Cadence13; and head of sales Charlie Emerson, most recently senior director at Endeavor Global Marketing….