Lorenzo De Maio launches De Maio Entertainment, based in Los Angeles

De Maio Entertainment secured partnership with Fremantle
07 de abril de 2021

Lorenzo De Maio leaves Endeavor Content, where he was a partner and executive VP to launch a new company called De Maio Entertainment, based in Los Angeles, that has already secured an exclusive long-term partnership agreement with Fremantle.

Under the agreement, he will work closely with Fremantle's senior leadership team and a broad group of independent producers to support the growth of super-independent scripts and factual content to explore new strategic opportunities with Fremantle.

The agreement will provide De Maio Entertainment with full access to Fremantle's global reach and range of services.

“I am so grateful and proud of all what we have accomplished as a team at Endeavor Content, having the privilege of working with incredible producers and creators and offering global successes content to audiences of all the world,” said Lorenzo De Maio, Founder and CEO of De Maio Entertainment. “I am always looking for new and disruptive opportunities as the business develops rapidly, and now is the perfect time to launch this company in partnership with Fremantle. I admire the vision and leadership of Jen Mullin and Andrea Scrosati, and I am very excited to be working with all the extraordinary producers and companies in the Fremantle ecosystem to bring exceptional and inclusive storytelling to audiences around the world,” he added.

“Lorenzo is one of the most creative and skilled executives in the entertainment industry and his track record speaks for itself. We've known each other for several years, and he has always been incredibly impressed by his vision and delivery,” Andrea Scrosati, Fremantle's COO, said. “I look forward to working closely with Lorenzo to help bring his project to life, although I have no doubt that with his support, Fremantle's scripts and documentaries roster will now accelerate and grow even faster than our already ambitious plans.”

De Maio played a key role in the launch and growth of Endeavor Content, including working on Emmy-winning shows like Killing Eve, The night manager, and Normal people.