TBI Masterclass


Andy Harries TBI Masterclass: TV industry becoming even more like film

The TV industry is increasingly becoming like the film industry, according to Left Bank Pictures CEO Andy Harries, with the opening week of a scripted project vital to its success. Speaking at a TBI Masterclass event last night, Harries, whose company has produced Netflix drama The Crown and Outlander for Starz, said: “When a show […]

Sky’s Zai Bennett on ‘huge’ HBO deal, Sky Studios pipeline and Peacock collaborations

Sky’s director of programmes Zai Bennett has outlined a multi-pronged approach to commissioning involving indies, Sky Studios and Comcast siblings NBC and Peacock, but also looked to put the importance of its recent deal with HBO-owner WarnerMedia into context. In a far-reaching discussion at TBI’s inaugural Masterclass event yesterday, Bennett described the extended deal for […]

TBI Masterclass prepares to launch with Sky’s Zai Bennett

TBI is preparing to kick off its new ‘Masterclass’ sessions with an in-depth interview with Zai Bennett, director of programmes for Sky. Produced in association with Grand Scheme Media and set in our picturesque Blackfriars gallery, Zai is set to discuss commissioning strategies for Sky One and Sky Atlantic, plus new channels Sky Comedy and […]

TBI launches ‘Masterclass’ series with Sky’s Zai Bennett

TBI Magazine is proud to announce the launch of its new ‘Masterclass’ sessions – a series of intimate sit-down conversations with top commissioners and execs. Produced in association with Grand Scheme Media and set in our picturesque Blackfriars gallery, TBI Masterclass will deliver detailed corporate strategy, commissioning briefs and broader market views from a single […]