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Asacha names All3 Int’l alum Maria Ishak to lead global content & co-pros

Producer and distributor outfit Asacha Media Group (AMG) has hired All3Media International’s Maria Ishak to lead its global content and co-production efforts. Ishak has been named head of international content & co-productions at AMG, reporting into co-CEO’s Marina Williams and Gaspard de Chavagnac from both Paris and London. She will lead co-production and co-funding opportunities […]

All3 disbands NENT UK team with development slate future unclear

NENT Studios UK’s team has been all but disbanded following its acquisition by All3Media, while the future of its development slate remains unclear. The London-based business, which was formerly known as DRG, was acquired by Discovery and Liberty Global-backed All3 in mid-June, following a sales process led by NENT. At the time of the deal, […]

Unscripted round-up: Rocket takes ‘Essex Lorry Killers’ doc; Protagonist crowned ‘The Kings’ distributor; Channel 4 heads for Beverly Hills

Rocket takes ‘Essex Lorry Killers’ doc Rocket Rights has acquired international distribution rights to one-off British documentary Hunting The Essex Lorry Killers. Produced by UK-based Expectation for BBC Two, the film tracks the investigation into the death of 39 Vietnamese migrants who suffocated in the back of a lorry in October 2019 whilst being trafficked […]

BBC & NBCU order Dutch adventure format ‘The Traitors’ from Studio Lambert

The UK’s BBC and NBCUniversal (NBCU) in the US have followed their recent unscripted format pact by announcing a double commission of Dutch psychological adventure format The Traitors. The UK show has been ordered by Kate Phillips, director of BBC Entertainment, for BBC One and BBC iPlayer, while Jenny Groom, EVP of entertainment unscripted content […]

BBC orders ‘Marriage’ drama from Stefan Golaszewski

UK pubcaster the BBC has commissioned Marriage, a new drama from Mum writer and director Stefan Golaszewski for its BBC One channel. Produced by Help and Roadkill prodco The Forge Entertainment and The Money Men, the four-part drama stars Sean Bean (Game Of Thrones) and Nicola Walker (Last Tango In Halifax) as a married couple […]

All3Media International taps Kew alum Jennifer Askin to lead NA sales & factual co-pros

Distribution giant All3Media International has appointed former Kew Media exec Jennifer Askin as SVP, North America. New York-based Askin will report to Sally Habbershaw, EVP Americas, and manage sales across US and Canada, as well as taking the lead on building the company’s factual co-production slate in these territories. Askin joins All3Media International from her […]

English-language drama replaced by local originals as demand ramps up

English-language drama is increasingly being replaced by local-language scripted series as demand for domestic content soars, according to a panel here at NEM Dubrovnik. The growing importance of scripted originals was outlined in successive sessions, with RTL Hungary’s deputy CEO & director of programming Peter Kolosi outlining how his company is now looking to produce […]

HBO Max Lat Am & Canal+ Group among global deals for UK true crime drama ‘Deceit’

HBO Max and the Canal+ Group are among broadcasters across Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America to have acquired UK-based Story Films’ true crime drama Deceit. Having debuted on Channel 4 in the UK last month, the four-part series is being distributed by All3Media International, which has signed deals for the show with HBO Europe […]

Amazon & Discovery+ score David Beckham-backed Premier League docuseries

Amazon Prime Video has acquired the upcoming BBC2 football documentary series Fever Pitch! The Rise Of The Premier League for Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The 4 x 60-minute from All3Media-backed Story Films and David Beckham’s Studio 99 is currently in production ahead of its debut later this year, with distributor All3Media International signing multiple […]

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