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HBO Europe: Root’s cause

HBO Europe is well established as a producer in central and eastern Europe, and has now restructured to produce programmes from the Nordics and Spain as well. Original content chief Antony Root tells Jesse Whittock about the plan. While HBO is best known for its agenda-setting US programmes such as Game of Thrones and Westworld, […]

HBO hangs hopes on Euro drama

HBO Europe has made a concerted push into both the local scripted and non-scripted markets. Jesse Whittock heads to Bucharest to hear about its drama series Umbre and future programing plans from executive VP, programming and production Antony Root Dangling metres above a yellow Bucharest taxi and suspended by a thick metal cable, the stuntman […]

HBO Europe hires drama exec

HBO’s European production group has hired its first London-based executive, who will work on its growing drama output. Steve Matthews is joining HBO Europe as executive producer, drama development at the HBO Europe Original Productions unit. He will be based in London, but work with HBO Europe production bases in Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and […]