Bringing You the Stars Of Entertainment

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We Bring You The Stars

Meet stella.tv

Stella.tv is an exciting new platform aimed at bringing the stars of entertainment directly to your screen.

Our vision is to deliver brand new, never before seen content that will keep you entertained for hours on end. 

Meet The people behind stella.tv

The Founders

Andrew Eborn

Founding Partner

Andrew Eborn is a renowned inspirational speaker, broadcaster, mentalist & magician as well as a lawyer, strategic business adviser and producer.

For many years Andrew Eborn has empowered companies to face the challenges of changing markets, maximise the return on their rights and assist with the strategic development of their businesses.

As a mentalist and Member of The Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star as well as a lawyer, strategist and futurist, predictions and a deep understanding of human behaviour come with Andrew Eborn’s territory – making the impossible possible.

Andrew Eborn has successfully predicted major events, developments in technology and entertainment as well as election results with alarming accuracy. Andrew has always been at the forefront of embracing technology and pioneering developments in entertainment.   

Andrew has specialised in international licensing and global rights’ management for several years and has been actively involved with the negotiation, acquisition and international exploitation of various major licences enabling companies to maximise the return on their rights as well as assisting with the strategic development of their international businesses.

Andrew Eborn is now working with several businesses across the IP value chain including the creation and licensing of content in all media from recording, publishing, distribution, supply of talent, management, promotion, immersive technology and holograms.

Businesses include:

Octopus TV Ltd ( award winning company revolutionising the way content is created and distributed)

Knot The Truth Ltd ( KTT) with RJ Gibb, son of Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees, launched in Cannes. KTT already has a strong line up of programmes, tv, film and music productions, live events, theatrical shows and holographic experiences.

Boxatricks ( the format creation company with the creators of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire and The Weakest Link)

Andrew Eborn is the founder of The Octopus TV Failure Awards shining a light on products and services, brand extensions and campaigns that – for one reason or another – failed. “If necessity is the mother of invention failure is the father of success” 

Andrew Eborn is involved with various charities including as a Trustee and Board Member of FED/UK Harvest , the food re-distribution charity raising money for and awareness of food rescue

Andrew Eborn is also the founder of Canned Laughter – promoting mental health – as well as Octopus TV’s Head to Toe of Health with the leading medical institutions around the world and the series Question Everything.

Mike Read

Founding Partner

Mike Read has won ten National Broadcaster of the Year Awards, an International Music award, and was awarded the coveted Gold Badge of Merit for his special contribution to Britain’s music industry. A household name in Britain for forty years having fronted three top-rated long-running BBC TV series, Top of the Pops, Pop Quiz & Saturday Superstore and three national radio breakfast shows, including Radio One and Classic FM. He features regularly on the re-runs of Top of the Pops on BBC Four and has presented two Pop Quizspecials for the BBC in 2017 and has just recorded two new episodes for 2020. Mike has just celebrated 2 years of presenting the global breakfast show on United DJs Radio anddoes regular presentations for the TV Training Academy at Pinewood Studios. With Mike Stock has produced a new TV series That Was Then This Is Now a Top of the Pops for the new decade which is transmitted at the end of 2020.

Mike was created a Knight of Malta in 2011. As Chairman of the British Plaque Trust he also devised and spearheaded the 50 Blue Plaques to music icons for BBC Music Day in 2017.  During 2018 he has expanded the Blue Plaque scheme into the Commonwealth including Barbados and Malta. Mike is also an Ambassador for the Prince’s Trust, founder of the Rupert Brooke Museum & Society, and was Chairman of the Lords and Commons Entertainment Committee for several years.

2016 & 2017 saw him presenting front line programmes for the BBC as well as producing and presenting a new TV song-writing series, Tin Pan Alley, which ran for 8 weeks on Sky in 2016/17. A global distributor is now selling the format to territories around the world. in 2020 Mike created the world’s first Heritage Chart which has been a phenomenal success on the radio.

 

 During 2016 and 2017 he was writing, shooting, producing and presenting a six part series Jamaicaphiles, working with the Jamaican Tourist Board and shot entirely in Jamaica, featuring Noel Coward, Oscar Hammerstein, Ian Fleming, Errol Flynn, John F. Kennedy and Johnny Cash.

A best-selling author, he has had more than forty books published, those currently available include his autobiography Seize the Day, Forever England, a biography of Rupert Brooke, 1,000 Years of Caversham Park and his latest book, “The Writing on the Wall….British Blue Plaques.” There will be a follow-up book. More Writing on the Wall .. His latest book A Thousand Years of a London Street….Denmark Street, was published in August 2019 and he has finished the follow-up A Thousand Years of Cheapside, with A Thousand Years of Piccadilly being written at the moment. Another book which is to be published in 2021 is Words of Love a celebration of some of the world’s biggest artists, all recipients of Buddy Holly guitars from the Buddy Holly Educational Foundation and Buddy’s widow, Maria Elena.

 Mike has written  several film scripts had eight musicals staged and penned songs for over forty major artists including Cliff Richard, The Bee Gees, Marc Almond, Boy George, Gene Pitney, Don McLean, Brian Wilson, Barry & Robin Gibb, Donovan, David Essex, Steve Harley, Peter Andre, Justin Hayward and many others.  Mike has had several chart hits, twice topped the Independent singles chart and won the TV Theme of the Year Award.. He currently has a best-selling CD featuring his settings of Rupert Brooke’s War Sonnets, featuring the Kings College Choir & the Eton College Chapel Choir. One of his songs made the top 40 in Australia and in March 2019 one of his songs went No.1 North American Chart. 2021 also sees his musical Great Expectations undertaking another national tour.

He has played himself in such perennial TV favourites as Only Fools and Horses and Midsomer Murders and has interviewed several visiting American Icons for major stage productions over the last two years, including Sylvester Stallone, Al Pacino and Jerry Lee Lewis. As well as interviewing 100s of major artists on his live TV show, Mike has also presented for and worked with most of the Royal Family, including HM the Queen, Prince Philip, Prince Charles and The Princess of Wales.

He regularly travels to different parts of the world broadcasting or giving talks, including, Russia, Estonia, Australia, the USA, Malta, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Hawaii, Honolulu, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, France, Spain, Portugal, Bermuda, South Africa, Turkey, The Canary Islands, Greece, Croatia, Italy, the Canary Islands, the Azores and many of the Caribbean Islands.

Lazar Vukovic

Founding Partner

Lazar was born in the United Kingdom in 1986 to parents of Yugoslav origin. His business interests include marketing, real estate, distribution and entertainment.

An entrepreneur from a young age at school, during lunch breaks Lazar was usually found at the centre of the playground selling sweets to personalised cassette tapes. 

Whilst studying for an Accounting & Finance degree at DeMontfort University Leicester he was also a keen sportsman, playing basketball professionally. 

At the age of 21 he set up a property development company specialising in residential development in Montenegro.  

Finding his feet quickly and making his name, he sought further opportunities and began exporting wines from Europe to the UK. 

Having quickly realised he had a talent for trade, he then went on to open a small chain of UK high street toy stores.

In 2013 Lazar launched LV Productions which specialised in producing video content for the music industry, it was here that he learned he had a passion to put his creative skills to work. 

Lazar set up a new division for a London based games company to trade in the CEE & CIS territories. Setting up the business from zero in Russia, Greece, Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia and more, Lazar got to work and the company quickly became a trading success in these regions securing multimillion pound distribution and promotional deals.

In 2017 Lazar became a board director of Lifeline Humanitarian Organisation under the patronage of HRH Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia.

Lazar is also a UK & EIRE delegate to the Serbian diaspora assembly and a board member of the Serbian Council of Great Britain. 

He also serves as a trustee to the Serbian Orthodox Church & Memorial Hall Corby where his father was the rector of the second purpose built Serbian Orthodox Church in the UK.

He founded ilovedigital.co.uk, a London based full stack marketing agency delivering web and app design & development, SEO, content creation and marketing campaigns to multinational clients.

Lazar also heads up Wolf Entertainment, a production company specialising in film production, distribution and format creation. Lazar directed & produced ‘Boycie in Belgrade’ starring John Challis, a documentary about the popularity of Only Fools and Horses in Serbia in 2020. The documentary enjoyed an international theatrical release and has proven popular around the world. 

He set up In Short Supply in 2020 as a solution for distributors and retailers dealing in FMCG & Toys during the pandemic. The company trades in excess, clearance and discontinued stock.

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Media Powerhouse was founded in 2007, with a technical background deeply rooted in both live events and systems integration. The company has been able to bridge both marketplaces, giving a unique insight and ability to take feedback from both rental and permanent installation clients and adapt to the latest technologies and trends

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From a rental point of view Media Powerhouse is a provider of technical hardware and services for the live event market, focusing on the five key areas – Video, Audio, Lighting, Staging and Rigging.

From a sales and system integration perspective Media Powerhouse is a provider of audio-visual design, sales, installation, and maintenance services across all sectors including Broadcast, Corporate, Themed Entertainment, DOOH, Venues and Education.

Media Powerhouse are proud to be associated with Stella.tv which will be using The Virtual Gallery as its chosen broadcast platform. Virtual Gallery is an online event product from Media Powerhouse that brings high end production values and broadcast quality to your virtual event.