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TBI Weekly: Gaining access during lockdown

Interest in access documentaries has soared but global lockdowns have made for a challenging production environment. Tim Dams explores how it’s done and what’s next for this rapidly growing genre. Demand for access docs has never been higher. ‘Occu-soaps’ have become ubiquitous across supermarkets, airports, train stations, retail and museums, while access docs focused on […]

Channel 4 to mark 50 years of iconic ‘Mr Men’ kids characters

UK comcaster Channel 4 has commissioned 50 Years Of Mr Men, a special one-off unscripted show celebrating half a century of the popular Mr Men and Little Miss children’s characters. The programme is being produced by Tern TV with Harry Bell serving as executive producer and Kelly Close attached to direct. It was commissioned by Channel 4 […]

UK indie Tern hires former Zodiak exec, preps US expansion

UK independent producer Tern TV has recruited Ed Crick as its new creative director. Crick joins Tern having left UK producer Bullseye Productions, which is part of the Zodiak Media group, last December. At Bullseye, which makes shows including the UK version of Doomsday Preppers for Nat Geo, Crick was managing director. At Tern he […]