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TBI Weekly: Six Reasons Why Adult Animation Is Set To Flourish

Adult animation is a well-worn medium but the unique combination of a global production shutdown, ongoing uncertainty over the viability of big budget scripted projects and the insatiable demand for content is pushing the genre forward at rapid speed. And while animated projects are not quick turnarounds, they are perhaps the most viable for production […]

Exclusive: Erik Barmack’s Wild Sheep ‘accelerates’ move into docuseries & animation

Erik Barmack, the former Netflix exec who drove the streamer’s much-vaunted international content strategy, has accelerated his Wild Sheep production firm’s moves into animation and docuseries, with a show from Vox Media’s Josh Davis among new projects. Barmack launched Wild Sheep six months ago, striking a deal with The Mediapro Studio earlier this year, and […]

NATPE briefs: Spain’s Mediapro Studio links with Erik Barmack’s prodco; ‘Top Chef’ to return to Brazil and Panama

Spain’s Mediapro Studio links with Erik Barmack’s prodco The Mediapro Studio has agreed a development and distribution deal with Erik Barmack’s prodco Wild Sheep Content. Barmack, the former Netflix international production exec who left the streamer in 2019, is currently working on shows including a French-language version of Stephen King’s The Plant, Scandi crime series […]

Former Netflix exec Eric Barmack links with ZDFE, Werner Film for Australian adaptation

Germany’s ZDF Enterprises (ZDFE), Werner Film Productions and Wild Sheep Content – the prodco launched by Netflix’s former head of global originals – have struck a development deal for a young adult scripted series. On The Jellicoe Road is being jointly developed by the three parties, with the proposed show based on the eponymous novel […]