John Morayniss

Executive predictions: TV on 2014

As another eventful year in television draws to a close, leading industry figures – including Warner Bros. formats boss Andrew Zein, BBC Worldwide’s Western Europe chief David Weiland and NBCUniversal’s David Mortimer – predict the trends and moments that will define the next 12 months.   Next year I am looking forward to the launch of a […]

Sunrise Pictures and eOne cut TV development deal

Movie producer Sunrise Pictures is moving more heavily into TV and has agreed a development deal with Entertainment One. Sunrise is ostensibly known as a film business and counts Rachel Wesiz movie The Whistleblower and upcoming Kate Beckinsale feature There’s Always Woodstock among its credits. It has already made some TV moves and is preparing […]

Canada’s turn to shine

Canada is a top originator of English-language scripted and factual content. Ever savvier of the international market, the country’s producers and distributors are more aggressively seeking out US partnerships as a springboard to the rest of the world, reports Mark Dillon. One reason Canadian producers need a global outlook is a challenging broadcast landscape at […]