12 Years a Slave


TalkTalk cuts FilmFlex VOD deal

UK telecom operator TalkTalk has struck a deal with white label video-on-demand aggregator FilmFlex Movies to bring additional on-demand movies to its TV platform, including day-and-date releases. Under the multi-year contract, TalkTalk will be able to offer new movies from FilmFlex to subscribers to its Essentials TV and Plus TV packages. TalkTalk will offer a […]

Tessa Ross exits Channel 4

Channel 4’s controller of film and drama Tessa Ross is exiting the UK broadcaster to become CEO of Britain’s National Theatre. Ross has developed a reputation as one of British drama’s key powerbrokers over the past 13 years at the broadcaster but is stepping down to take on the new role. She joined Channel 4 […]

Sky Deutschland snags movie premieres

Sky Deutschland has secured first-broadcast pay-TV and SVOD rights to a clutch of Oscar-nominated independent films, including American Hustle, 12 Years a Slave and Philomena. The rights come through deals with independent film distributors Tobis, Prokino and SquareOne Entertainment. These cover linear distribution through Sky’s film channels as well as SVOD rights for broadcast over […]