Jigsaw Productions


Exclusive: Kew Media Group’s restructuring process revealed

Kew Media Group’s restructuring process has begun in earnest under the leadership of interim CFO Michael Corrigan, with several companies understood to be looking to leave the Canadian outfit. The Peter Sussman and Steven Silver-led group, which is behind shows ranging from hit drama Line Of Duty to Michael Jackson doc Leaving Neverland, endured a […]

Netflix announces drama and unscripted launches

Netflix has used the TCAs to announce a number of new series coming to the streaming service later this year and into 2019. The headline shows include new limited series starring and produced by Oscar winner Octavia Spencer; new drama from the producers of The Crown; a new Gothic series with Kiernan Shipka of Mad […]

Netflix doubles down on true crime with Gibney

Streaming giant Netflix’s successes in the true crime genre have led to the commission of two new doc series, including one from Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney (pictured). The shows – Gibney’s Dirty Money, and Rotten, which is from Zero Point Zero Productions (Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown) – are the latest in a series of unscripted […]

Factual Hot Picks

Following the Sunny Side of the Doc event in La Rochelle, France, TBI profiles five hot factual projects currently making an impression from Grayson Perry’s Divided Britain to France 2’s Age of the Builders – Notre Dame.   Grayson Perry: Divided Britain Transvestite artist Grayson Perry first came to attention in 2003 when he won the prestigious Turner […]

Sky postpones Gibney’s Scientology doc

UK satcaster Sky has pulled its scheduled broadcast of Alex Gibney’s controversial Scientology documentary, Going Clear. The pay TV provider is a coproducer of the doc along with doc maker Gibney’s Jigsaw Productions and US premium cable channel HBO, but British libel laws have forced it to be shelved for the time being. It was […]

Content acquires 50% stake in Finnish prodco

Transatlantic group Content Media has acquired a 50% stake in Aito Media, the Finnish company behind major local series The Night Patrol and Different Moms. Aito joins companies including Jigsaw Productions, Small World IFT and Collins Avenue and is the latest Content has invested in as part of strategy to expand internationally through production partnerships. […]

Content revenue up following private switch

Producer-distributor Content Media Corporation’s move to being a privately held company has lead to full-year revenue growing 54%. The company posted twelve-month revenue to 31 March, 2013, of £46.9 million (US$70.9 million) compared with £30.5 million for the previous year. Within the 2013 total, revenue at Content’s TV and film production division grew £13.8 million to £23.7 million. […]