Chrysalis Vision

Heyday Television hires ‘The Spanish Princess’ exec for development

NBCUniversal International Studios-backed Heyday Television UK has appointed former Chrysalis Vision exec Sue Gibbs to the newly created role of head of development. Gibbs will lead Heyday Television’s development slate in the UK and expand the company’s high-end drama projects, which includes The Capture for BBC One. It has also been behind The Long Song […]

Chrysalis Vision expands scripted business

Chrysalis Vision has expanded its scripted business with the promotion of development head Clova McCallum and appointment of the Sky’s Adam Leatherland. McCallum has been promoted to head of drama. Leatherland will now act as development head. Leatherland previously worked as a script executive at the BBC on Eastenders and Sky Drama where he worked […]

Chrysalis unveils pact with veteran scribes Marks and Gran

Independent producer Chrysalis Vision has signed an exclusive first look deal with veteran UK writers Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran. The partnership reunites the duo with Chrysalis CEO Mick Pilsworth (pictured), who worked with them during the 1990s when MD of their TV production business, Alomo Productions. Unveiling the news, Pilsworth said: “Marks and Gran […]

Sky invests $2m in Circle Media Labs

Sky has invested US$2 million in Circle Media Labs, a tech company specialising in connected devices. Sky described Circle Media Labs as an “early-stage technology company” and said in a brief statement that the investment would provide it with “additional insight into developments within the field”. It is unclear what devices Circle Media Labs is […]

Ten Alps buys into Chrysalis Vision

UK-based independent production group Ten Alps has bought a stake in Chrysalis Vision, the recently formed drama indie and spiritual predecessor to Chrysalis TV, which became All3Media. Ten Alps said this morning it has made a £50,000 (US$78,000) strategic investment in the new Chrysalis, taking a 12% stake in the new company, and will add […]

Creative chief for revived Chrysalis

Chris Wright and Mick Pilsworth (pictured) have hired a creative director to over drama for their new version of UK production group Chrysalis Television. Sue Gibbs has joined Chrysalis Vision from Hillbilly Films and Television, where she was head of development. She will work alongside former Chrysalis TV Group bosses Pilsworth and Wright. Pilsworth and […]