WarnerMedia’s HBO Go & Catchplay in Asia prep Taiwanese anthology drama

WarnerMedia has linked up with streaming service Catchplay in Asia on a seven-part anthology series from Taiwan, which is being exec produced by filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien. Twisted Strings (7 x 60 minutes) will co-premiere as an HBO Asia ‘original’ in early 2022 on WarnerMedia’s streaming service HBO Go and HBO in Asia, and as an […]

Netflix invests in Oz talent via Screenworks initiative

Netflix has partnered with Australian screen industry charity Screenworks and the government of New South Wales (NSW) on the Regional Crew Development Program, which will provide free training for emerging creative talent looking to get their start in the television business. Screenworks will deliver the training, which is being backed by a $500,000 investment from […]

Content sells Irish drama Amber to Netflix and international broadcasters

Distributor Content Television has shopped Irish drama series Amber to a host of international broadcasters and to Netflix in the US. The series, which was made by Irish producer Screenworks for free-to-air broadcaster RTE, has been bought by a host of broadcasters including DR in Denmark, SVT in Sweden, Super Channel in Canada and Hot […]