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Fremantle Australia, Keshet Int’l strike formats deal

Fremantle Australia has struck a first-look deal with Keshet International, giving them access to the Israeli distributor’s non-scripted formats catalogue for Australia and New Zealand. The deal is the first of its kind between Keshet International and Fremantle, and covers rights to KI’s unscripted formats catalogue, which includes TBI MIPCOM Hot Pick Showdown – Aviv/Eyal, […]

INTV: Keshet Int’l buys BBC Worldwide out of Greenbird

Keshet International (KI) has acquired a majority stake in UK indies production group Greenbird Media. The deal buys BBC Worldwide (BBCWW) out of the business, and will see KI become the distributor of content from all of the 13 indies London-based Greenbird supports. These companies include Big Light Productions, Flicker Pictures, Kalel Productions and Top […]

BBCWW backs Alex Graham, Michael Jackson firm

BBC Worldwide has bought a minority stake in Two Cities Television, a new drama indie that Alex Graham and Michael Jackson have established. The commercial arm of the UK pubcaster will gain global distribution rights across platforms for all Two Cities-produced shows over a five-year period in return. UK trade Broadcast broke the news this […]

Greenbird invests in new prodco Flicker

British indie incubator Greenbird Media has bought into another UK producer, as it grows its portfolio of investments. Greenbird has taken a stake in Flicker Pictures, which Colleen Flynn and Nick Underhill have founded. The company already has investments in eleven companies, including Kalel Productions, Top Hat Productions and Big Light Productions. Flynn was previously […]

BBC Three investigates LGBT hate crimes

Online UK broadcaster BBC Three is lining up a 3x50mins doc series investigating hate crimes in the US, as the country reels from a mass killing in a Florida gay club. Love and Hate Crime will comprise three separate films exploring hate crimes – one about a transgender woman murdered by her boyfriend, another about […]

Greenbird makes tenth indie investment

The UK’s Greenbird Media has bought into new indie Top Hat Productions, marking the tenth time it has invested in a production company. Top Hat is a new indie from former BBC factual and drama executive Darren Kemp, while Greenbird launched in 2013 as a production network ans talent incubator. The prodco already has a […]