Sky Arte

Sky UK, Germany and Italy team for arts

Sky is setting up a new production hub in Italy that will make content for the European pay TV operator’s services in the UK, Italy and Germany and Austria, which cumulatively have 21 million subs. Sky’s new arts initiative will also see the Sky Arts 1 and 2 channels merged in the UK and the […]

News brief: Sky Arte and VRT are drawn to Picasso doc

Italian arts and culture channel Sky Arte and Belgian free-to-air broadcaster VRT have acquired Picasso, The Legacy. The one-off doc about the famous artist was produced by French prodco Gedeon for Franco-German arts channel Arte and broadcasters SBS, ARTV, AVRO and RTBF. The show was launched internationally at the French Screenings in Biarritz in September. […]

Electric Sky commercial director exits

Karen Young has left her position as commercial director of UK-based producer and distributor Electric Sky, TBI has learnt. Young had been with the Brighton-based company for twelve years before her recent departure. As commercial director she ran Electric Sky’s sales and marketing divisions as well as developing new business. It is understood she is […]