London TV Screenings Schedule Announced
The London TV Screenings turned official final 12 months and organizers have now introduced the digital schedule for this 12 months’s occasion, which takes place March 1-12. Here’s the schedule: Banijay Rights (March 3), All3Media International (March 4), Fremantle (March 5), eOne (March 9), ITV Studios (March 10). The screenings will comply with BBC Studios Showcase, which is scheduled to happen on-line between February 22-24. The annual gathering in Liverpool was the springboard for the casual London TV Screenings, which have been organized as a coordinated however disparate set of occasions for a while.
Netflix Becomes Europe’s Second Largest TV Group
Netflix turned Europe’s second largest TV group by income final 12 months, in line with analysis from Ampere Analysis. The analyst stated Netflix overtook Germany’s ARD and is second solely to Comcast’s Sky. Tony Maroulis, principal analyst at Ampere Analysis, stated: “It would appear that there is no such thing as a restrict to Netflix’s meteoric rise because it helps itself to a larger portion of the audio-visual revenues. In 2020, Netflix alone accounted for greater than 6 per cent of all European TV revenues.”
NENT Studios UK & Dopamine To Fund Unscripted Shows
NENT Studios UK and Mexico’s Dopamine are partnering to fund unscripted reveals in Britain. They need to work with producers who can ship inventive, cost-effective, and Covid-friendly programming, with a give attention to male-skewing docs, and female-focused formatted reveals. NENT Studios UK’s SVP of acquisitions, Mette Kanne-Behrendsen, is overseeing the challenge. NENT Studios UK and Dopamine have beforehand collaborated to fund scripted content material, leading to Viaplay/Channel 4’s psychological thriller Close to Me, which stars Connie Nielsen and Christopher Eccleston.
Glasgow FF To Open With ‘Minari’
The 2021 Glasgow Film Festival, operating February 24 to March 7, will host six world premieres, two European premieres and 49 UK premieres. The fest will happen on-line as a result of ongoing pandemic, with the occasion utilizing its personal devoted platform Glasgow Film At Home. Lee Isaac Chung’s autobiographical drama Minari will open the fest, with Suzanne Lindon’s debut characteristic Spring Blossom closing. An trade program may also run March 1-6, with the line-up of trade occasions to be introduced on February 9.
Pact Names Vice Chair
UK producer commerce physique Pact has named Raise the Roof Productions co-founder Jane Muirhead as its vice chair. She at the moment sits on Pact Council and co-chairs the Scottish TV Working Group. Muirhead will serve a two-year time period and her appointment follows See-Saw Films’ COO for tv, Hakan Kousetta, being elected chair final 12 months. Commenting on Muirhead’s appointment, Kousetta stated: “Not solely is she an extremely well-respected producer however has confirmed to be a unbelievable contributor to the actions of Pact Council.”