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Unscripted round-up: Sheffield DocFest names new MD; Three brings ‘Blow Up’ to NZ; Sky preps ‘Lockerbie’ doc

Sheffield DocFest names new MD Annabel Grundy has joined Sheffield DocFest as managing director, following the return of the UK documentary festival this June. Grundy will take up her new position in December from her current role project-managing the BFI’s UK Global Screen Fund, a new £7m pa fund from the UK Government designed to support international growth […]

New Zealand’s Mediaworks Three takes Screentime’s ‘Toke’

Mediaworks Three has commissioned Banijay’s Screentime New Zealand for telemovie Toke. Set in the sleepy town of Tokerangi, New Zealand, the project (1 x 90 minutes) centres around three underachieving kiwifruit orchard workers who accidentally grow a strong strain of weed, and are drawn into the shadowy world of the global cannabis industry. The drama […]