Duck Soup Films

Duck Soup taps Creative England exec for development

Duck Soup Films has appointed Creative England’s Kate O’Hara as its new development executive. O’Hara will assist the development of a wide range of high-end scripted drama and comedy across a variety of formats from conception through to production. The new exec will be tasked with discovering new and emerging talent and identifying projects that […]

Duck Soup appeals to Red script exec

FremantleMedia-backed Duck Soup Films has appointed Red Production Company script editor Jackie Okwera as its head of development. Okwera will join the Leeds-based indie in September, as the company eyes its first scripted television and films commissions. This comes after FremantleMedia bought a 25% stake in Duck Soup, which This is England and Utopia producers […]

Fremantle buys a portion of Duck Soup

FremantleMedia has taken a 25% stake in Duck Soup Films, the UK film and TV indie set up by the producers of This is England and Utopia. Seasoned producers Libby Durdy, Bekki Wray-Rogers and Jessica Holyland set up Duck Soup in 2015. “Duck Soup is an exciting business with three incredibly talented founders at its […]