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Sony buys into new drama indie

Sony Pictures Television has acquired a minority stake in a new UK-based drama production company. SPT’s deal hands it distribution rights to high-end drama series hailing from Fable Pictures, which creative director Faye Ward and managing director Eugenio Perez. Ward was previously at Ruby Film and Television, in which UK broadcaster ITV owns a stake. […]

Sony acquires Code prodco Playmaker

Sony Pictures Television has acquired Australian drama producer Playmaker Media, which is behind series including House Husbands, Love Child and The Code. The deal, financial terms of which were not released, means Sony Corp.-owned SPT will now distribute Playmaker’s programming internationally. Formed in 2009 by producers David Taylor and David Maher, Playmaker has quickly established […]

All3Media makes major Aussie investment ahead of Cannes

All3Media International has picked up raft of new Australian-produced content that it will launch in Cannes next week. The distributor has an Australia-focussed investment programme and is picking up rights to Australian-originated drama as its appeal grows among international buyers. It already distributes Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries from indie prodco Every Cloud. It has now […]