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All3Media buys into drama indie

All3Media has bought into Story Films, the UK drama indie run by David Nath and Peter Beard. Nath (pictured above, right) made the award winning drama-influenced doc series The Murder Detectives (below) and moved into drama with The Watchman, both for Channel 4. Beard (above, left) has also made docs and drama, and is best-known for My […]

StudioCanal seals deal for Red Production Company

StudioCanal has sealed a deal for UK prodco Red Production Company. Canal Plus Groupe company StudioCanal has been in talks over the acquisition for several months – as first reported by TBI in October – and has now concluded a deal for the Manchester-based company. Well-placed sources confirmed to TBI today that the deal had […]

StudioCanal closes in on deal for Red Production Company (exclusive)

France-based movie producer and distributor StudioCanal is locked in exclusive takeover talks with UK indie producer Red Production Company, TBI can reveal. The studio, which is part of the Vivendi-owned Canal Plus Groupe, has already staked a claim in the TV world with the acquisition of Munich-based Pillars of the Earth and Crossing Lines producer […]

ATF Buyer Profile: Betty Tsui

Betty Tsui: Vice President, programming, Kix, Thrill Betty Tsui joined Lionsgate, Saban and Saban and Lionsgate joint venture channel operator Celestial Tiger earlier this year from Sony Pictures Entertainment. Having also previously worked at Star, Tsui is a seasoned programming executive and at Celestial is looking after the Kix and Thrill services.   Describe the […]

Bedlam Productions plucks Olwyn Silvester from Atlantic

UK indie producer Bedlam has recruited Olwyn Silvester as its first director of production. She joins from Atlantic Productions and will oversee Bedlam’s output across drama, factual and feature films. Bedlam, a copro partner on The King’s Speech, has also hired Stella Nwimo, who will develop and produce film and TV projects at Bedlam. Prior […]