Outline Productions


Movistar, DLO/Magnolia adapt BBC format ‘No More Boys and Girls’

Spanish broadcaster Movistar has ordered a local version of BBC format No More Boys and Girls, which explores the roots of inequality between men and women. Ni Superhéroes Ni Princesas, which will be produced by Movistar+ and Banijay Group-owned Dlo/Magnolia, questions whether the way we treat boys and girls in childhood lies behind the failure […]

Formats round-up: ‘Guess My Age’ in Greece; Movistar+ adapts ‘No More Boys…’

Greece to adapt Vivendi’s ‘Guess My Age’ Greek commercial broadcaster Skai has ordered a local adaptation of Vivendi Entertainment’s Guess My Age. Skai has signed up for 100 episodes of the show, which will be stripped across the week in an access primetime slot, beginning in September. Prosenghisi is to produce the show, in which a […]

Ulla Streib joins Tin Roof’s Blink and Outline

Indie investment group Tin Roof Media has hired Ulla Streib in the new role of director of operations to work with its production companies Blink Films and Outline Productions. An experienced indie executive, Streib joins from Talesmith, the history producer responsible for BBC Two’s The Real T.rex with Chris Packham. She has also recently worked […]

Ex-Reef MD Hanrahan joins Tin Roof Media

Former Reef Television managing director Paul Hanrahan has joined another UK-based producer, Tin Roof Media, as group operations director. The hire means UK industry veteran Hanrahan (pictured) joins the management team of Tin Roof subsidiaries Blink Films and Outline Productions. He will oversee day-today operations and growth strategy across the Tin Roof group. Former TwoFour […]

Investment group Tin Roof buys Outline

Tin Roof Media has bought a majority stake in House of Tiny Tearaways indie Outline Productions. Neil Court (left), Charles Wace and Charles Ogilvie’s Tin Roof Media has already acquired UK factual indie Blink Films and Outline will sit alongside it in the emerging indie group’s stable. Outline was founded by managing director Laura Mansfield and […]

Naked hires ex-Fox TV Studios UK chief

Simon Andreae’s production company, Naked Entertainment, has appointed former Fox Television Studios UK managing director Susie Dark as its first COO. Dark will oversee all financial, legal and operational aspects of Simon Andreae’s indie, which is one of a batch that FremantleMedia invested in last year. The company claims to have “several series commissions in […]

DRG binds with Screen Glue in first-look deal

Britain-based distributor DRG has scored first-look rights to shows from UK-based producer Screen Glue, TBI has learned. DRG will become the sole distributor of all Screen Glue shows going forwards, will help fund development, and will invest in original unscripted content and new formats. Former Wide-Eyed Entertainment and Impossible Pictures exec Jasper James created Screen […]

DRG, Outline in major content pact

Distributor DRG has entered into a content partnership agreement with Outline Productions, the UK indie that’s producing the UK remake of Norwegian format Born On. DRG will help Outline expand its business and growth by contributing to a development fund designed to aid the creation of formats for the local and international markets. DRG will […]

Boomerang poaches Outline’s Baldwin

Wales-based producer Boomerang has hired Outline Productions executive Shona Baldwin as director of development. Reporting to managing director Simon Rees, Baldwin will be charged with building the Posh Pawn firm’s factual and factual entertainment slates. Baldwin has been with indie Outline for the past two years as head of its factual and entertainment division, and […]

Appetite for Kerridge cooking shows grows in Oz, US

Broadcasters in Australia and the US are among buyers of British cooking series from celebrity chef Tom Kerridge. Lifestyle in Australia has prebought BBC Two’s 6x30mins series Tom Kerridge’s Best Ever, which is the follow up to Tom Kerridge’s Proper Pub Food. That show has also sold to Lifestyle, as well as US cable net […]

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