Slim Film + Television


Slim Film buys back Seven West majority stake

UK prodco Slim Film + Television has bought back all the shares in the company previously held by Australia’s Seven West Media. Slim’s managing director Simon Crawford Collins said that it was an “exciting time” for the company to regain its full independence after buying back Seven West’s majority stake. Financial terms were not disclosed. […]

BBCWW raids Seven West for commercial chief

The BBC’s commercial arm in Australasia has hired the founder of Seven West Media’s live events division as its commercial director. Dustin Lockett (pictured) will join BBC Worldwide ANZ to oversee local activity of brands such as Doctor Who, Sherlock and BBC Earth. It is a new role. This comes soon after BBCWW ANZ restructured […]

Australia’s Seven buys UK drama prodco

Australian commercial broadcaster Seven Network has acquired a stake in British production company Slim Film + Television. The “major” shareholding expands Seven’s growing international production ranks. It already has a joint ventures in the UK, 7Wonder, and the US, 7Beyond, though these are primarily focused on unscripted and Slim hands the network a foothold in […]

BBC orders Cold War drama from Spooks producer

UK public broadcaster the BBC has ordered Legacy, a Cold War drama from UK indie Slim Film + Television. It is the first commission for Slim, the production company set up by Simon Crawford Collins (above), who during his time as managing director of Kudos produced Spooks, Hustle and Ashes to Ashes. The one-off TV […]