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Brexit will ‘blow up’ coproduction foundations

The foundations underpinning European coproductions have been “blown up” by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, an industry body is warning. The TV industry has been plunged into uncertainty after the British public voted to leave the EU, with Prime Minister David Cameron subsequently saying he will step down. Various companies and individuals […]

Industry backs British remain vote

The TV industry is overwhelmingly backing Great Britain to remain in Europe, as the country’s public today vote on whether or not to leave the European Union. Numerous other industry figures have come out in support of remaining. These include Sony Pictures Television’s format chief Wayne Garvie, former BBC director of television Danny Cohen and […]

Cineflix poaches Leopard development exec

Canada-based Cineflix Media has hired Leopard USA senior VP Dave Hamilton to become its EVP, development. Hamilton (pictured) will join the American Pickers distributor in September with a remit to develop unscripted content across all platforms for the US, Canada and global markets. He will in part replace LA-based Brandon Killion, who has departed after […]

Godwin’s BriteSpark lands development chief, ITV docu-soap

Argonon-backed factual producer BriteSpark Films has hired former Dragonfly exec Will Robson as head of development, while concurrently landing a docu-soap with ITV. Robson (below) spent three years at Shine Group-owned Dragonfly as a senior development producer, working on shows such as BBC Two’s The Burrowers and Sandy: Anatomy of a Superstorm. He will now lead development […]