Stakhanov are proud to announce an exciting new first look deal with UK producer-financier Goldfinch! The pair are beginning their new relationship by jointly optioning the thrilling true crime story 5 Dimes for production.
“Our partnership with Stakhanov represents a continuation in Goldfinch’s strategy to find, develop and create IP with cross-media potential,” Goldfinch COO, Phil McKenzie comments, “Podcasts have long been an area we have enjoyed as an audience and have been looking at as both a potential distribution outlet and source of content for the group. For this to become a reality we wanted to find an industry leading partner with a complimentary skillset to us. From the very first conversation we knew that Jon and Luke embodied this, but also a shared vision and attitude to make it happen.”
“This is a really exciting partnership and marks a shift in direction for Stakhanov as well as the podcasting industry,” Jon Teague, CEO of Stakhanov underlines. He adds: “Partnering with such a credible company as Goldfinch will enable us to showcase our range of podcast series more widely and adapt the content for viewing format purposes. Following the recent deal with JaackMaate’s Happy Hour and Spotify, this is another example of Stakhanov’s innovative approach within podcasting, and we are excited to start working closely with Phil McKenzie and his outstanding team.”
For more details about the deal and about 5 Dimes, please read our press release here.