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News round-up: Yesterday visits ‘Retro Electro Workshop’; VOYO Bulgaria drama deals; Dandelooo takes’ Super Heroes of Nature’ rights

Yesterday visits ‘Retro Electro Workshop’ UKTV’s factual channel Yesterday has commissioned a new UKTV original series, Retro Electro Workshop a documentary series about the dying art of repairing electronics. The 10 x 60-minute series is produced by Hall of Mirrors and fronted by super-fixer Rob Howard, one of the UK’s last remaining full-time repair men of retro-electronic […]

Sales round-up: SBS takes ‘Rats’ AVOD rights; Oz drama ‘RFDS’ flies worldwide

SBS takes ‘Rats’ AVOD rights Australian pubcaster SBS has acquired exclusive AVOD rights to Czech crime thriller Rats, following a deal with distributor GoQuest Media. Produced by Heaven’s Gate, the 6 x 55-minute series is based on true stories and made in collaboration with the National Anti-Drug Centre (DEA) of the Czech Republic. The thriller was […]

TBI In Conversation: ‘RATS’ director Viktor Taus on drugs, drama & talent

Czech Republic director Viktor Taus tells TBI about the “happy, closed circle” of his recent drugs drama RATS, his country’s burgeoning scripted scene and how he’s kept busy during lockdowns. The Czech Republic has an illustrious history of filmmaking, but TV series from the country are now also now becoming an in-demand product for global […]