Endemol Shine, FremantleMedia open Box for file-sharing

DetailsJoseph O'Halloran | 24 June 2015

Two of the world's largest creators of television programmes, Endemol Shine Netherlands and FremantleMedia North America, are to deploy Box's cloud-based sharing and collaboration platform.

Box is currently used by more than 37 million individuals at 47,000 organisations around the world and Endemol Shine Netherlands and FremantleMedia North America join a growing list of media and entertainment companies who have moved to the secure collaboration service. These include Legendary Pictures, Sundance Institute and Discovery Communications.

The two firms say that they have chosen Box to provide centralised and secure content management, both internally and externally. "The media and entertainment industry is responding to huge technology shifts which are impacting the way people manage and distribute content," commented David Quantrell, Box senior vice president and general manager of EMEA. "Box helps enable secure content sharing, collaboration and mobility so companies like Endemol Shine Netherlands and FremantleMedia North America can embrace completely new ways of working."

Added ICT Manager at Endemol Shine Netherlands Leon Backbier: "We work with countless broadcasters, digital platforms and licensees worldwide...Box provides us with a smooth, unified, way of accessing content and a powerful collaboration platform for our disparate workforce. It has fundamentally changed the way we manage assets, especially when collaborating with external teams."

"The way people work is changing so we're deploying cloud-based tools to meet the demands of the digital content workflow," commented Chad Hamilton, Executive Director, Information Technology at FremantleMedia North America . "Box gives us the ability to collaborate with teams around the world making us much more productive, while providing IT with the safe-guards they need for managing critical information."