Rola Bauer

NATPE: Tandem sets up Miami drama

StudioCanal prodco Tandem is setting up Deep City, a new Miami-based drama series with Nashville scribe and director Callie Khouri, music producer T Bone Burnett, and 24‘s Juan Carlos Coto all attached. Munich-based Tandem announced the project, which hails from 24 and From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series scribe Coto, at NATPE Miami, which began yesterday. […]

Netflix to coproduce ITV conspiracy thriller

Streaming service Netflix has joined ITV conspiracy thriller drama Paranoid as a coproducer and will roll it out as a worldwide original. The eight-part series will debut on UK commercial broadcaster ITV before rolling out on Netflix services later this year. Set in a small fiction town, the series follows a team of detectives who […]

Bauer gets new US StudioCanal role

Tandem Productions CEO Rola Bauer is expanding her role to oversee StudioCanal’s television projects in the US. She will now work on scripted formats from France-based StudioCanal’s production and partnership companies, and coproductions in the US, as well as working with Universal Music Group, which is part of StudioCanal parent Vivendi, on new synergies. She […]

Wanted: procedural series

Demand remains high for procedural drama, but the supply from the US is slowing. Stewart Clarke investigates how the procedural genre is being reinvented and how international producers and distributors are increasingly getting involved in a genre that was once the preserve of the studios While Breaking Bad, House of Cards and True Detective exemplify […]

Tandem lines up Ken Follett event series

Tandem Productions is lining up another series based on a Ken Follett novel, taking rights to the writer’s spy thriller Code to Zero. Tandem, which is owned by France’s StudioCanal, has already successfully adapted two Follet books for TV – The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End. Crossing Lines prodco Tandem said Code […]

NATPE adds raft of execs to Euro copro summit

NATPE has added several high-level production executives to the line-up for its inaugural coproduction summit, which will take place at the upcoming NATPE Europe market in Prague. New confirmed speakers for the event include Caroline Benjo, co-managing director of Les Revenants producer Haut et Court, Andrew Critchley, managing director of UK-based Red Production Company and […]

NATPE and Tandem join forces for copro summit

NATPE and Tandem Communications have joined forces to launch a new coproduction summit at the upcoming NATPE Europe market. NATPE Europe is relocating from Budapest to Prague this year and the ‘Now, the Story Starts in Europe’ event will take place on the morning of June 24. Addressing how the business is changing and how […]

News brief: StudioCanal, Tandem confirmed for MIPTV keynotes

StudioCanal boss Olivier Courson and Tandem founder Rola Bauer will give a joint keynote addresses at MIPTV. Reed Midem, the organisers of the content market said the pair will talk about new international programming and how they are working together under the banner of France-based studio StudioCanal. StudioCanal acquired Tandem in 2012. The keynote will […]