Daisybeck Studios


BBC unveils autism, alcoholism & paranormal projects in documentary slate

UK pubcaster has commissioned three new documentary features and three new series, with the new projects announced by Clare Sillery, the BBC’s head of commissioning for documentaries, history and religion, at Sheffield Doc/Fest in the UK today. The one-off productions include Family 23 (working title), which tells the story of an ordinary family from the […]

UK’s Channel 5 picks up shows from seven BAME-led indies

UK broadcaster Channel 5 has commissioned a range of projects from seven BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic)-owned and managed production companies, following the launch of its BAME indie initiative last year. Set up in collaboration with the TV collective, the initiative teamed nine prodcos with Channel 5 commissioners, with the aim of supporting their […]

Entertainment One buys Daisybeck to continue UK unscripted push

Entertainment One (eOne) has agreed to acquire UK-based factual and factual entertainment producer Daisybeck Studios as part of its strategy to expand its unscripted activities in Britain. Daisybeck’s managing director and founder, Paul Stead (pictured), will continue to oversee day-to-day operations at the company, which was founded in 2013 and has been behind The Yorkshire […]