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Channel 4 takes stakes in four indies

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has taken minority stakes in four UK indies, with CEO promising the deals are “just the start”. Channel 4 has taken shareholdings in Arrow Media (Ultimate Airport: Dubai), Lightbox (Signal to Noise), Popkorn (Football Behind Bars) and True North (Junior Vets). This comes after Channel 4 launched its £20 million (US$33.2 […]

True North doc series is Designed in China

A new doc series about emerging Chinese designers is bringing together French digital channel France Ô, China’s state broadcaster and expanding UK indie True North. The three-part Designed in China will see True North coproducing with the French network, Chinese doc channel CCTV9 and the China Intercontinental Communication Center, which commissioned the project. True North’s […]

News brief: Junior Vets get more training at CBBC

Factual entertainment series Junior Vets has been given a second season on UK children’s digital channel CBBC. The series’ first run went out in January and CBBC has now given it a new 10x60mins series, which will film at the Royal School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh, Scotland, this summer. It sees six young vets […]