eOne launches Australian TV division

Entertainment One has launched a new Australian TV division, which will be headed by Jude Troy. The UK-listed TV and film producer and distributor already has an Australian presence having acquired movie distributor Hopscotch in 2011. Troy has to this point been focused on film, but also acquiring Australian rights to a select batch of […]

Kudos co-founder Garrett to exit

Shine Group’s UK drama producer Kudos will say goodbye to its co-founder and chairman later this year. Stephen Garrett will step down from the Life on Mars and Spooks prodco more than two decades after co-founding it. In his other role as executive chairman of movie producer Shine Pictures, Garrett is currently working on crime […]

BBC orders Cold War drama from Spooks producer

UK public broadcaster the BBC has ordered Legacy, a Cold War drama from UK indie Slim Film + Television. It is the first commission for Slim, the production company set up by Simon Crawford Collins (above), who during his time as managing director of Kudos produced Spooks, Hustle and Ashes to Ashes. The one-off TV […]