Zee Plus & Talesmith re-team to hear ‘The Lion’s Last Roar’

Zee Plus, the co-production and development arm of India’s Zee Entertainment, has partnered with UK factual prodco Talesmith for new docuseries The Lion’s Last Roar. TVF will distribute the 2 x 60-minute series, which is currently in production and will be available in March 2023. The documentary explores the topic of lion conservation and how […]

Talesmith, Cineflix to co-produce ‘Takaya: Lone Wolf’

Talesmith has partnered up with Cineflix and Wild Wolf Media to co-produce Takaya: Lone Wolf (WT), a documentary special for BBC4, CBC and ARTE that explores humankind’s historic relationship with wolves. The 1 x 60-minute series tell the story of a lone wolf living against the odds and its incredible bond with one woman – […]

Al Jazeera commissions Earthrise series from Talesmith

Al Jazeera has commissioned a six-part environmental series, earthrise, from high-end factual prodco Talesmith. earthrise (6×30-minutes) explores the most significant environmental threats to the planet and highlights eco-friendly solutions being employed around the world to tackle them. Stories include how Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar formed a local group to help protect Bangladesh’s last surviving elephants […]

Ex-Darlow Smithson, Atlantic execs join UK prodco

Former Darlow Smithson Productions (DSP) senior exec Ulla Streib Atlantic Productions’ Ruth Roberts are joining at UK-based producer Talesmith. Streib has been named COO, having joined the factual-focused prodco in a consulting capacity in January 2016. She previously spent 16 years as Endemol Shine Group-owned DSP as part of its senior management team. More recently, […]