FilmNation TV UK

Exclusive: FilmNation TV UK hires BBC Studios veteran as COO

FilmNation TV UK has hired BBC Studios (BBCS) exec Martin Rakusen as its new COO, TBI has learned. Rakusen will join creative director Kirstie Macdonald’s team and lead all business, operational and financial activity, working on deal structures and funding plans. He will also oversee distribution strategy and be tasked with expanding partnerships for the production company, which […]

FilmNation TV UK strikes first development deal, linking with Reggie Yates

Kirstie Macdonald-led production outfit FilmNation TV UK has struck its first scripted development deal, securing the services of British director, screenwriter and broadcaster Reggie Yates. The two-year TV development deal at the prodco – a joint venture set up last year by FilmNation Entertainment and Nordic Entertainment (NENT) Group – will see Yates develop and […]