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BBC renews London Marathon rights

BBC Sport and London Marathon Events have agreed a new contract which extends the partnership for a further five years, from 2022 to 2026. The partnership, which began in 1981 and is now more than four decades old, is one of the longest standing in British sport. In addition to coverage of the London Marathon, […]

June 20, 2022

ShortsTV launches SVoD service in US

ShortsTV, the global short film network, has announced a deal to launch its SVoD service on Amazon Prime Video Channels in the US, expanding its digital footprint in the country. ShortsTV has launched 500 of its best global short movie titles to the more than 100 million Prime members across the US. The service is […]

June 16, 2022

BAFTA sets date for 2023 EE BAFTA Film Awards

BAFTA has announced that the EE BAFTA Film Awards will take place in London on February 19th. The EE BAFTA Film Awards are BAFTA’s highest film honours, celebrating and rewarding excellence in film. This year’s Awards celebrated the best in film over the past year and saw Jane Campion win Best Director for The Power […]

June 8, 2022

Breeders returns to Sky Comedy on July 13

Sky Original Breeders, the comedy series starring Emmy and BAFTA-winning Martin Freeman (The Responder, Sherlock, Black Panther) and International Emmy and BAFTA-nominated Daisy Haggard (Back to Life, Episodes, Black Mirror) that explores the challenges of modern parenting, returns to Sky Comedy for its third season on July 13th. Sally Phillips (Bridget Jones, Miranda) also joins the cast as a guest-star throughout the series. Breeders continues […]

June 8, 2022

BAFTA names 195 Piccadilly Projection Room after Spielberg

BAFTA has revealed that a state-of-the-art projection room will be named after the celebrated director Steven Spielberg, in honour of his support of the redevelopment of 195 Piccadilly. In a career spanning over four decades, Spielberg has won three BAFTAs for both film and games, received sixteen BAFTA nominations and, in 1986, was presented with […]

May 16, 2022

Sky appoints Barry in Commissioning Editor role

Sky has appointed Tom Barry in the role of Commissioning Editor in Documentaries and Factual commissioning. He will start in the position in June. In his new role, Barry will support Poppy Dixon, Director of Documentaries and Factual, in bringing premium, original features and multi-part series to Sky Documentaries, Sky Crime and Sky Nature. In […]

May 10, 2022

ITV wins 7 BAFTAs

ITV had a triumphant evening at the BAFTA Television Awards on May 8th with a total of seven awards across a range of programming categories – the highest awards total of the night for any channel or streamer. The wins included honours for some of ITV’s most popular shows, all produced by ITV Studios labels. […]

May 9, 2022

Together TV announces 2022 recipients of £100k Diverse Film Fund

Fresh from their win at the British Academy Television Awards, Together TV announces this year’s Diverse Film Fund’s chosen filmmakers. Our Land, from Together TV’s Diverse Film Fund 2021, won the accolade of Best Short Form Programme from the British Academy Television Awards. The inspirational documentary was part of the channels Black, British and Breaking […]

May 9, 2022

Turner joins Channel 4 as commissioning editor

Bafta nominated Cal Turner is to join Channel 4’s Factual Entertainment department as commissioning editor. Turner, who joins from Naked has worked across some of the most popular British factual entertainment formats from The Apprentice and Snowflake Mountain, to Grand Designs and 60 Days with Ed Stafford. Working to Head of Factual Entertainment, Alf Lawrie, Turner […]

May 3, 2022

BAFTA announces TV Craft Awards winners

BAFTA has announced the winners of the British Academy Television Craft Awards, celebrating the very best behind-the-scenes television talent of 2021. The ceremony on April 24th was hosted by Mel Giedroyc, and featured guest presenters including; Ade Adepitan, Aisling Bea, Mary Beard, Olivia Colman, Natalie Emmanuel, Prasanna Puwanarajah, Tony Robinson and Harry Trevaldwyn. Landscapers, the […]

April 24, 2022