Welsh programme to boost indie’s international ambitions

Welsh authorities have set up Kick Start, a new initiative to help independent producers in the country forge relationships with international partners and secure business from international territories. The scheme will be managed by media advisory Rights TV with investment from S4C Commercial, The Welsh Government and Creative Skillset Cymru’s Skills for the Digital Economy […]

Rights.tv buys content finance firm, hires UKTV exec

UK-based production consultancy Rights.tv has acquired independent financing company Anian and hired a UKTV business affairs head to run its scripted content work. Anian assists producers in raising grants and funding from public and private sources such as the EU Media Fund, and advises on unlocking tax credits from territories such as Canada, Australia and […]

Rights.tv hires Jane Hyndman

Content rights specialists Rights.tv has hired Jane Hyndman. The former etv and Europe Movieco Partners (Disney and Sony), will advise clients on their use of apps and social media including games on Facebook and Twitter. The company, which advises companies across the TV and film and wider media industry, also announced that it will open […]