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BBC unveils almost 60 prodcos set to benefit from Small Indie Fund

Almost 60 production companies with turnovers below £10m ($12.5m) are to receive support via the BBC’s Small Indie Fund. The scheme, which launched in 2020 and has previously supported companies including Dreaming Whilst Black firm Big Deal Films, aims to support the growth of small independent production companies from across the UK. Prodcos can work […]

Corus in ‘game-changing’ C$2.7bn Shaw deal

Toronto-listed Corus Entertainment is to pay C$2.65 billion (US$1.86 billion) to buy rival Shaw Media. This marks the latest round of top-level consolidation in the Canadian television and telecommunications market, coming under three years after Corus rival Bell Media bought Astral Media for C$3.4billion and during the emergence of DHX Media as a new major […]