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MCNs buy New Form Digital originals

A pair of originals from New Form Digital, the studio director Ron Howard and Discovery Communications co-created, have found homes with multi-channel networks. Party Girl and Shitty Boyfriends were sold to rival multichannel networks Maker Studios and Refinery 29, respectively. Both come from NFD’s Incubator Series 2 initiative, which was first announced in February. NFD’s […]

Discovery-backed studio funds digital scripted

New Form Digital, the Discovery Communications- and Ron Howard-backed production incubator, is backing 10 short online scripted films. The projects represent a second round of the studio’s Incubator Series, which financially backs projects from established, emerging and new digital filmmakers, helping to develop, produce and distribute them. The new projects cover a range of genres […]