Katie Hall

Netflix makes debut commission from ‘Blue Planet II’ creator James Honeyborne

The first project for Netflix from Blue Planet II creator James Honeyborne has emerged. The streaming giant has signed on for a multi-part series on the oceans from Honeyborne’s Bristol-based prodco Freeborne Media. The project is the first to emerge from the exec’s headline-grabbing multi-year overall deal for science series, struck earlier this year with […]

Exclusive: ‘Blue Planet II’ exec joins Honeyborne as Netflix grows UK footprint

Blue Planet II production exec Katie Hall has departed the BBC’s Natural History Unit to join James Honeyborne’s Netflix-backed production outfit. TBI understands that Hall, who left the NHU last month, has joined the Blue Planet II creator’s fledgling production unit Freeborne Media as head of production. Hall will be based out of Bristol, where […]