Dynamic Television


Dynamic joins forces with Hasak on US adaptation of Tempel

Independent producer/distributor Dynamic Television has teamed up with Adi Hasak (right) (Shades of Blue, Eyewitness) to create a new US drama based on the ZDF Germany series Tempel. No US broadcaster has yet been named but the partners say the show will go straight to series, with Dynamic handling worldwide distribution rights. Tempel tells the […]

Dynamic tests new development model

LA-based Dynamic Television is working on what it describes as a new scripted television development model. The company is working with independent creative network Tongal to create “an incubator to develop a television drama series”. Together they are working on a science fiction property, Nextopia, which will be developed through an open sourcing process and […]

Dynamic hires programming VP from ZDF

US-European producer Dynamic Television has hired Tasja Abel from German pubcaster ZDF. Abel will be vice president, acquisitions, sales and coproductions at Dynamic. She joins from ZDF Enterprises, the commercial arm of the German broadcaster, where she worked in various roles covering distribution, buying and development. Her exec producer credits include Nordic noir hits Arne […]

East Los High recruits Dynamic for sales

LA-based Dynamic Television is to sell Hulu original East Los High after acquiring rights to all four seasons (excluding the US). The deal totals 60 half-hour programmes from the show, which launched in 2013. The series is billed as a realistic portrayal of inner-city high school students who confront difficult social challenges against the backdrop […]

The TBI Scripted Survey 2016 – part IV

The TBI Scripted Survey 2016 reveals why, where and how the genre is evolving, tackling the big issues with anecdotal evidence and data gathered from the world’s top scripted executives. Lights… camera… action! What is the most important change in the way that scripted projects are financed?   It’s an unprecedented moment in time for […]

The TBI Scripted Survey 2016 – part II

The TBI Scripted Survey 2016 reveals why, where and how the genre is evolving, tackling the big issues with anecdotal evidence and data gathered from the world’s top scripted executives. Lights… camera… action!   The Netflix question: what is the single most important way in which Netflix has changed the TV drama market?   It […]

Dynamic bags Wyonna Earp gunslinger drama

US indie Dynamic Television has acquired international distribution rights to supernatural thriller drama Wyonna Earp. The 13-part series is based on a graphic novel from Beau Smith and follows a descendant of Wild West gunslinger, who uses her unique abilities and a dysfunctional posse of allies to bring the paranormal to justice. The show comes […]

Dynamic makes content and sales hire

Dynamic Television has hired Holly Hines for a new role at the company, senior VP, content. Dynamic – Dan March and Klaus Zimmermann’s production and distribution business – was formed 18 months ago and recently shopped Icelandic drama Trapped to the BBC in the UK. It also distributes Syfy series Z Nation. Hines will be based […]

Independent thinking

The LA Screenings see thousands of buyers head to Los Angeles to peruse the Hollywood studio’s latest offerings. However, May isn’t entirely about the majors and the Latins and independents are keen to make the most of the buyers’ time, reports Stewart Clarke It is little wonder that international buyers always cite the LA Screenings […]

Netflix among those joining Z Nation

Netflix has taken worldwide on-demand rights to zombie drama Z Nation, becoming one of a number of buyers of the Dynamic Television-sold show. Netflix is joined in acquiring the show by Pick in the UK, Universal Networks International in Australia and Germany, RTL2 in Germany, Canal Plus in France, AXN Italy, Leone Film Group, Telenet […]