Nelson Mandela


TBI Video Interview: Daniel March, Dynamic Television

Daniel March, managing partner, Dynamic Television, talks to TBI at MIPCOM about Nelson Mandela drama Madiba, Icelandic series Trapped, Hulu’s East Lost High, and how the business of television, and his company, are evolving.

Idris Elba preps Mandela, My Dad and Me doc

Idris Elba is making Mandela, My Dad and Me, a one-off doc about his life and preparation for playing Nelson Mandela in the hit movie Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Elba’s prodco Green Door Pictures, UK indie Woodcut Media and Shine regional division Shine North are making the 1x60mins film. Content financier Bob & Co. are part-financing […]

International broadcasters mark the death of Nelson Mandela

International broadcasters have moved swiftly to unveil special programming to mark the death of Nelson Mandela in the early hours of this morning. +++UPDATED DECEMBER 9, WITH A+E AND MTV TRIBUTE PTOGRAMMING South African public broadcaster the SABC said it has deployed special news teams at key points throughout country that it said will bring […]

Mandela doc resonantes with presales

A doc celebrating the life and achievements of former South African president Nelson Mandela has presold to 19 territories. Mandela: The Struggle is My Life was coproduced by BSkyB-owned Sky News and distributor Sky Vision. It features archive footage from Sky News, plus interviews with Desmond Tutu, F.W. De Klerk and members of Mandela’s ANC […]