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‘Slow Horses’ prodco See-Saw names TV chief & hires Film4, ITN & Sheridans trio

See-Saw Films, the UK- and Australia-based producer behind Apple TV+’s Slow Horses and BBC drama The North Water, has rejigged its senior management following the exits of TV chiefs Jamie Laurenson and Hakan Kousetta last month. Simon Gillis has now been named COO across the company’s operations, reporting to See-Saw’s joint MDs Iain Canning and Emile […]

Exclusive: UK ‘faces being left behind’ as government urged to act on insurance

The UK government must urgently backstop insurers or risk screen productions being moved outside of the country, a leading entertainment lawyer has told TBI. Speaking on TBI Talks yesterday, Jeremy Roberts, partner and head of broadcasting and content distribution at UK law firm Sheridans, reiterated concerns that while production insurance is still available, insurers are […]

TBI Special Report Four: Learning from lockdown

Covid-19’s impact on the TV business has been immense, but not all the ramifications are negative. Richard Middleton and Mark Layton find out how content creation and delivery might look after lockdown. Just when the world’s content industry will return to some sort of business as usual is, at this stage, anybody’s guess. Speak to […]

TBI Weekly: Navigating risk as future lockdowns loom

Jeremy Roberts, a partner and head of broadcasting & content distribution at UK legal firm Sheridans,  explores the potential threats posed by further Covid-19 restrictions once lockdown is over and provides a five-point plan to keep shows on track. From what we currently know of Covid-19, even after the pandemic ebbs and the current lockdown […]