Bonafide Films

Amazon joins BBC’s Moffat drama The Last Post

Amazon has become the US partner for Peter Moffat’s BBC One drama The Last Post. The six-part series inset in the 1960s, and centers around the Royal Military Police officers and their families in Aden, Yemen. The Last Post is based on Peter Moffat’s childhood memories, his father’s life as an officer in the Royal […]

Lionsgate poaches ITV exec for UK

Lionsgate has hired Sarah Conroy as executive producer, reuniting her with her former ITV boss, Steve November. Conroy will report to November, who joined independent studio Lionsgate from ITV late last year. At the UK broadcaster, she was a drama commissioning editor and part of November’s team. At Lionsgate, she will work to grow the […]

Lionsgate strikes another UK producer deal

The UK division of Lionsgate has continued its expansion with another producer deal, this time linking with TV and film outfit Bonafide. Lionsgate UK has sealed a first-look deal with the producer and will sell its content internationally. The UK-based producer has moved into TV and is making 1960s drama The Last Post, from Peter […]

Size Matters for ZDFE, UK indie prodco

ZDF Enterprises has signed a development deal with UK indie Screen Glue for a science series featuring British director and television producer Jasper James. Size Matters will investigate why things are the size they are, asking questions such as why Earth is not the size of Jupiter and why people are not the size of […]

Germany’s ZDF strikes first-look with UK indie

ZDF Enterprises, the commercial arm of the German pubcaster ZDF, has inked a first-look deal with Bonafide Films, the London and Newcastle-based UK drama indie. The deal gives ZDFE the first option on international rights to Bonafide’s upcoming scripted projects and it will provide deficit funding for the shows its picks up. The pair first […]

ZDFE signs Sky Living drama in Bonafide development deal

German distributor ZDF Enterprises has acquired global sales rights to upcoming UK drama Talking to the Dead, and scored a development deal with the show’s producer. 2x60mins Procedural Talking… is based on the Harry Bingham novel of the same name and will launch on BSkyB’s female-skewed Sky Living channel. It follows a wayward police officer […]