The Bisexual

MIPCOM Hot Picks: The Bisexual

Distributor: All3Media International Producer: Hootenanny/Sister Pictures Broadcaster: Channel 4/Hulu Concept: A transplanted New Yorker navigates dates with both men and women in London Desiree Akhavan burst onto the indie scene with her 2014 feature film Appropriate Behaviour, in which she played Shirin, a woman struggling to live up to Iranian cultural ideals while navigating her gender and identity. She […]

Hootenanny comedy The Bisexual scores presales with Canal+, Stan

Ahead of its debut on Hulu and the UK’s Channel 4, Hootenanny comedy The Bisexual has secured presales with Canal+, Stan and New Zealand’s Sky Network. The six-part series is written, directed and stars Iranian-American filmmaker and Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner Desiree Akhavan. It is produced by Sister Pictures-owned comedy label Hootenanny for Channel […]

Featherstone reunites with another Kudos exec

Jane Featherstone is reuniting with former Kudos colleague Naomi de Pear, who is launching a new production label within Sister Pictures. Featherstone and de Pear worked together at Endemol Shine Group-owned Kudos from 2012 until the former’s departure. Featherstone went on to launch Sister Pictures in January this year, and soon brought another key Kudos […]