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News round-up: Escapade boards ‘Grassroots’; RTL II plays ‘Finder$ Keeper$’; NBCU & Disney strike Lat Am kids deals

Escapade boards ‘Grassroots’ Sydney-based distributor Escapade Media has boarded Storyfirst and Hispter Films’s upcoming six-part drama series Grassroots. The firm will now serve as an executive producer on the project and has taken Asia Pacific sales rights for the series. Created by John Godber and written by Elizabeth Godber, Jane Thornton and Nicola Quilter, Grassroots […]

Starlings buys into UK’s StoryFirst & launches global development fund

Global film & TV producer-financier Starlings Entertainment has taken a stake in UK-based StoryFirst and formed a joint development fund. The fund will focus on mutually selected dramas, family entertainment fare and, potentially, non-scripted projects in development at both companies. The first projects to be invested in are music drama The Manager and murder mystery […]

Blue Ant’s Saloon unveils first drama, with Dominic Barlow’s StoryFirst & Brendan Foley attached

Blue Ant Studios-owned Saloon Media has partnered with Dominic Barlow’s UK-based firm StoryFirst on its first scripted drama, which has been created by Cold Courage’s Brendan Foley.  Ghost Walk (8 x 60-minutes) will follow a vivacious, aspiring Canadian actress and prickly British scientist who together become an unlikely ‘Mulder and Scully’ of the world of ghosts. […]