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News round-up: MIA reveals line-up; Eccho strikes Ukraine deal; BBC Two goes fishing again

MIA reveals line-up Italian drama event Mercato Internazionale Audiovisivo (MIA) has unveiled its initial line-up of projects set to be pitched to prospective buyers next month. The sixth edition of MIA, which takes place in Rome from 14 to 18 October 2020 in Rome at the Palazzo Barberini, will offer “a safe and Covid-proof environment,” […]

Factual roundup: AMC SVODs acquire raft of factual shows; Autentic to distribute brain research doc; UKTV is ‘Gone Fishing’

AMC SVODs acquire docs for US AMC Networks’ SVOD services Acorn TV and Sundance Now have acquired North American rights to a raft of factual programming, following an agreement with distributor TVF International. Among the documentaries heading to Sundance Now are Glasgow-based Hopscotch Films’ BBC Storyville-commissioned 1 x 84-minute Accidental Anarchist, about how Carne Ross, […]