TBI June/July 2019

In this issue:

TBI Factual | Docs Special

Fremantle faces the music The super-indie’s long-brewing factual strategy is finally taking flight

Beyond Neverland Kew Media Distribution has quietly become a documentary powerhouse. But how will they top Leaving Neverland?

Bigger, better and celebrity-laden How sustainable is the documentary field when only films about specific genres with high-profile subjects seem to be getting traction?

Cracking down on co-productions Our Planet producer Alastair Fothergill warns that SVODs are close to cutting out broadcasters from co-productions

TBI Scripted

The House that Gurinder built From Bend It Like Beckham to Beecham House, filmmaker Gurinder Chadha tries her hand at TV for the first time

In search of a true original TBI reports from Series Mania, where we catch up with The Virtues writer Shane Meadows on his most personal project yet

Writer’s room: Richie Mehta The Canadian writer-director details how he began adapting India’s notorious 2012 gang rape case for a multi-part Netflix series

Flipping the script at Conecta Fiction What’s in store for the third edition of the Pamplona-set market

Is this the end of LA Screenings? Global buyers and studios discuss the fate of the June screenings

Breaking down US network pick-ups All 35 new series coming to US broadcasters – and how studios fared

Plus: TBI Hot Picks The top scripted and factual titles heading to summer markets, including NATPE Budapest, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Sunny Side of the Doc and Conecta Fiction

What’s new at NATPE? TBI catches up with NATPE boss JP Bommel and his plans for the annual market in Budapest