Sky Vision Productions

Netflix & A+E partner for Sky Vision true crime series

Netflix has partnered with A+E Networks UK and Sky Vision Productions on a new true crime series for A+E’s Crime + Investigation (CI) channel. The 10×60 minute I Am a Killer, profiles ten prisoners convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death. With access to prisons across America, each convicted prisoner recounts events that led […]

Sky Vision exiting production as chief joins Znak & Co.

The programming chief at the production and distribution arm of Sky is moving to indie Znak & Co, with Sky Vision Productions closing down. Danny Tipping (left) is leaving his post as director of programming and development at Sky Vision Productions to become head of factual at the indie, which counts Sky as its majority […]

Quick-turnaround Nepal doc for Sky 1, Nat Geo

The UK’s Sky 1 and National Geographical Channels International are getting a quick turnaround doc on the Nepal earthquake disaster, as a second quake today threatens thousands of lives. Today, two weeks after a major earthquake took 8,000 lives in the Asian country, a second quake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale struck. The BBC […]

French nets bag 100 hours of Sky Vision shows

French broadcasters have acquired programming amounting to 100 hours from UK-based distributor Sky Vision. The deals include a 51-hour package to RMC Decouverte that includes factual series and minis such as Jesus: Rise to Power, Caught in the Act, Paranatural and Gangland Killers. A 15-hour deal with France Télévisions for France 5 sees the pubcaster […]

Networks combine to construct Berlin Wall

Networks in the US, UK and Australia are coproducing a documentary about the construction of the Berlin Wall that Sky Vision’s production arm is working up. Sky Vision Productions is creating on-off special Berlin Wall: The Night the Iron Curtain Closed for Discovery-owned American Heroes Channel in the US, Yesterday in the UK, Welsh pubcaster […]

Sky1, PBS chase Typhoon Haiyan answers

UK satellite channel Sky1 HD and US pubcaster PBS are to get a documentary charting the destruction Typhoon Haiyan unleashed on the Philippines last month. Typhoon Haiyan: Eye of the Storm will combine footage from several news teams on the ground in the Philippines, expert testimony from leading scientists, and first-person accounts from survivors. Sky1 […]