Danny Tipping

Netflix boards second season of ‘I Am A Killer’

Netflix has boarded a second season of Znak & Co.’s I Am A Killer, days after the title launched on the streaming giant in the UK.  The 10 x 60-minute true crime series, originally ordered by A+E Networks-owned channel Crime+Investigation, has been recommissioned by the network for a second run, with a second window to […]

Netflix & A+E partner for Sky Vision true crime series

Netflix has partnered with A+E Networks UK and Sky Vision Productions on a new true crime series for A+E’s Crime + Investigation (CI) channel. The 10×60 minute I Am a Killer, profiles ten prisoners convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death. With access to prisons across America, each convicted prisoner recounts events that led […]

Sky Vision exiting production as chief joins Znak & Co.

The programming chief at the production and distribution arm of Sky is moving to indie Znak & Co, with Sky Vision Productions closing down. Danny Tipping (left) is leaving his post as director of programming and development at Sky Vision Productions to become head of factual at the indie, which counts Sky as its majority […]

Sky Vision poaches Sony’s Munnich

The international distribution arm of UK satcaster Sky has poached Sony Pictures Television’s senior VP for the UK, Ireland and Africa, Kylie Munnich. Sky Vision has appointed Munnich its director, drama and comedy. The position is a new one, which will see her work with Sky’s drama and comedy commissioners to develop scripted programming. She […]

Networks combine to construct Berlin Wall

Networks in the US, UK and Australia are coproducing a documentary about the construction of the Berlin Wall that Sky Vision’s production arm is working up. Sky Vision Productions is creating on-off special Berlin Wall: The Night the Iron Curtain Closed for Discovery-owned American Heroes Channel in the US, Yesterday in the UK, Welsh pubcaster […]

Sky1, PBS chase Typhoon Haiyan answers

UK satellite channel Sky1 HD and US pubcaster PBS are to get a documentary charting the destruction Typhoon Haiyan unleashed on the Philippines last month. Typhoon Haiyan: Eye of the Storm will combine footage from several news teams on the ground in the Philippines, expert testimony from leading scientists, and first-person accounts from survivors. Sky1 […]

Carl Hall to exit Sky Vision

Carl Hall is exiting his position as managing director of BSkyB-owned distributor Sky Vision, with Jane Millichip stepping up to replace him. Hall (pictured, left with Sky’s managing director, content, Sophie Turner Laing) is to launch his own production company, Warehouse 51, which will be based in Soho, London. Under terms of his departure, he […]

Sky Vision making Bannockburn docudrama for History UK

History UK has ordered Bannockburn (WT) a one-off event docudrama from Sky Vision. The factual channel is run as part of UK pay TV operator BSKyB’s joint venture with A+E and the two-hour film will examine how the Scottish forces defeated the much larger and better equipped English army. It will go out on History […]