Greenstone TV

Show of the Week: Kid Sister

New Zealand comedy drama following Lulu, a young Kiwi woman in her prime, but in the Jewish world she is careening towards ‘spinsterhood’. Now on the verge of 30, Lulu’s parent’s attempts at pushing her off the shelf into the arms of a ‘Nice Jewish Boy’ leave her clinging on for dear life. Matters are […]

News round-up: BBC Scotland doc tackles ‘Ice Cream Wars’; S4C awards Welsh ‘Gogglebox’ tender; RASI acquires ‘Kid Sister’ & ‘Summer Love’ rights

BBC Scotland doc tackles ‘Ice Cream Wars’ BBC Scotland has commissioned indie Two Rivers Media to produce a series about a vicious gang war that tore through the tough housing estates of Glasgow in the early 1980s. The Ice Cream Wars (2 x 60-minutes) will use archive, first-hand testimony and high-end dramatic reconstruction to tell […]

Sales round-up: European & Oz pre-sales for ‘Superbrands’; Bell Media & Discovery snag ‘Patrol shows; Noah Media takes ‘Stewart’ rights

European & Oz pre-sales for ‘Superbrands’ Nine Network in Australia, TV2 in Denmark and RTL in the Netherlands have inked pre-sale deals with UK distributor and production funding broker Silverlining Rights for HLP Studios’ upcoming Channel 4 series Inside The Superbrands. The 8 x 60-minute series goes behind the doors of some of the world’s […]

Emerging Oz powerhouse buys NZ prodco Greenstone

Australian producer-distributor Cordell Jigsaw Zapruder has acquired New Zealand prodco Greenstone TV. CJZ launched in early 2012 as a merger of Cordell Jigsaw and Zapruder’s Other Films in a bid to snatch back some of the impetus of global super indies such as Shine Group and FremantleMedia in Australia, and has now Highway Patrol producer […]