Rise Films

DR Denmark prepares to ‘Meat The Family’ in local adaptation

Danish pubcaster DR Denmark has commissioned a local version of Rise Films’ social experiment format Meat The Family, set to premiere today on channel DR1. The Danish adaptation, titled Maden Flytter Ind (The Food Moves In), is being produced by Red Arrow Studios-owned Snowman Productions, with Red Arrow Studios International to distribute. Originally produced by Spun […]

Channel 4 signs up for ‘Meat The Family’, ‘Lost Pharaohs Of The Nile’

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has signed up to innovative format Meat The Family (working title) from Spun Gold TV. The 3 x 60-minute series forces families to question how much they know about the animals they put on their plates. Over three weeks, four families will share their homes with the animals they would normally […]

Rise staffing up, hires Betty, 7 Wonder execs

Rise Films has hired two new factual execs and is looking to bolster its team further. The UK indie, which makes ITV comedy Plebs, has brought in Kate Morey as head of popular factual and Steve Condie as exec producer, factual. Morey joins from Discovery-owned factual prodco Betty, where she was an exec producer. She […]

News brief: Showtime buys Dreamcatcher

US premium cable network Showtime has bought Dreamcatcher, a documentary about the fight against human trafficking that debuts at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday. The film comes from director Kim Longinotto (Salma), and follows the efforts of the anti-trafficking organisation Dreamcatcher Foundation, focusing on a former Chicago prostitute that helps women and teenage girls […]