TBI Talks


TBI Talks: Exploring UK Production, Commissioning & Int’l Potential

We have two internationally renowned execs onboard for our next TBI Talks, which will explore the UK’s content industry and its place on the global landscape. We will discuss how those behind some of the country’s best scripted and unscripted programming have adapted, explore how the market is changing and find out where the opportunities […]

TBI Talks: Andy Kaplan’s AXN plans greater investment in Asian content, while US buyers lead online acquisitions

KC Global Media Entertainment-owned AXN is committed to investing in more original content in the Asia region. Speaking on yesterday’s TBI Talks webinar, which focused on capitalising on opportunities in the region, KC chairman Andy Kaplan acknowledged that while there is more “great, premium product” coming out of Hollywood – pandemic aside – than ever […]

Exclusive: UK ‘faces being left behind’ as government urged to act on insurance

The UK government must urgently backstop insurers or risk screen productions being moved outside of the country, a leading entertainment lawyer has told TBI. Speaking on TBI Talks yesterday, Jeremy Roberts, partner and head of broadcasting and content distribution at UK law firm Sheridans, reiterated concerns that while production insurance is still available, insurers are […]

TBI Talks: Preparing For A Post-Lockdown Landscape

The repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic have been felt across the content business, but the demand for quality TV programming has never been higher. As lockdown restrictions begin to be lifted around the world, producers, distributors, broadcasters and streamers are adapting quickly to embrace new opportunities and innovative workarounds are emerging. TBI Talks is a […]

Exclusive: MENA streamer Shahid reveals budgets & int’l plans in TBI Talks (watch here)

To watch TBI Talks on demand, please click above Middle East-based streamer Shahid is looking to “substantially” ramp up budgets for its original high-end drama from the $1m per episode mark, as part of its “ambitious” strategy to expand partnerships outside of the region. The streamer, which is part of the Saudi Arabia-backed MBC Group, […]

TBI Talks: Exploring Opportunities Amid Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has blindsided much of the content business, but producers, distributors, broadcasters and streamers have been quick to adapt and opportunities are emerging. TBI Talks are a new, engaging, entertaining and enlightening series of monthly online discussions with key players from the world of content, who will share their experiences of working through […]