Reports


Legitimate success for The Illegal

At the CoPro Series pitching competition in Berlin, the team behind The Book of Negroes was successful with a dystopian drama with dark tones that strikes a chord with contemporary current affairs With the mass coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis, it was perhaps inevitable that a show covering similar themes would catch attention of […]

Drama’s Dirty Dozen emerge from Serial Eyes

As well as a popular 1967 war movie, the Dirty Dozen is a 12-strong collective of up-and-coming drama writers from Europe who came through the second-edition Serial Eyes, a post-graduate TV drama course run by the German Film and Television Academy (and partnered with the London Film School and National Film School of Denmark). Working […]

TBI Kids Survey 2016: is a breakout global kids content hit coming?

It is hard to get new shows away, and even harder to get new shows to stand out when they do make it to air. Despite that and the lack of new global hits in recent times, the industry remains broadly positive that we will see a new breakout programme this year.   Generally, it […]

A (Movi)star is born

A new player is joining Europe’s top drama producers: Spain’s leading pay TV platform Movistar Plus has committed to launching eight original series a year, starting in 2017. Domingo Corral, Movistar Plus’ original production director, tells TBI about this strategic bet. Movistar Plus’ premium TV fiction foray kicked off in January when Alberto Rodríguez’s La Peste (The […]

Endemol Shine Group: the story so far

The enormous distribution group created by the merger of Endemol, Shine Group and Core Media is taking shape, with a raft of new appointments, executives leaving the business and former staffers turning up elsewhere. Here are the key appointments at the new super group. Endemol Shine Group has been shaping up under CEO Sophie Turner […]

1 11 12 13