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Wonder Women Conference to be held with support from BAFTA

This October, the celebrated and empowering women’s network, Wonder Women TV, will hold their inaugural all-day Wonder Women Conference supported by BAFTA at their 195 Piccadilly HQ. WW is leading the charge in supporting freelancers with a full day of game-changing, career-enhancing leadership and development training during the biggest unscripted crisis in history. This inspirational […]

September 25, 2023

Report: Film & TV production worth £5m to Cornish economy

Figures released by Screen Cornwall show that film and TV production was worth more than £5 million (€5.8m) to the Cornish economy in 2022. The figures are taken from the first economic impact analysis into the Gross Value Added (GVA) of film and TV production in the region that the screen agency has produced since […]

August 24, 2023

ITV commission Big Zuu’s 12 Dishes in 12 Hours

ITV has announced a new entertainment commission hosted by double BAFTA award winning broadcaster, artist and TV chef Big Zuu. Big Zuu’s 12 Dishes in 12 Hours will air on ITV1 and ITVX in 2024 and is co-produced by Twofour and Zuu’s new TV production label Big Productions. In this new six part series the multi-hyphenate Big Zuu will take both viewers and […]

August 17, 2023

Bonafide, Peter Moffat team to adapt The Escape Artist

Bonafide Films has secured the rights to award-winning journalist and broadcaster Jonathan Freedland’s non-fiction bestseller, The Escape Artist, and have brought BAFTA award-winning screenwriter, Peter Moffat (Criminal Justice, Your Honor, Silk), on board to adapt. The Escape Artist is the astonishing, true-life story of how, Rudolf Vrba, a nineteen year old Slovakian Jew, along with […]

July 13, 2023

BAFTA appoints Putt as Chair

BAFTA has names Sara Putt as the arts charity’s newly elected Chair. For over a decade, Putt has been actively involved with BAFTA, she has served on the Board of Trustees since 2011 and has been BAFTA’s Deputy Chair since 2021. She has volunteered in various BAFTA committee roles, most recently as Chair of the […]

June 27, 2023

The Media Production & Technology Show sees record visitors

The Media Production & Technology Show (MPTS) attracted a record 10,000+ visitors from 47 countries. Held at London’s Olympia on May 10th – 11th, the editorially curated programme comprised of over 100 live sessions, 250+ hours of free content across six theatres and featured more than 300 speakers. Combined with a packed show floor of […]

May 18, 2023

BAFTA Television Awards winners announced

BAFTA has announced the winners of the BAFTA Television Awards with P&O Cruises 2023 at a star-studded ceremony in London. Celebrating the very best of television in 2022, the ceremony was hosted by Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan and broadcast on BBC One and iPlayer, with further coveage on BAFTA social channels. Kate Winslet won […]

May 14, 2023

BBC orders Tabby McTat for Xmas

From BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated producers Magic Light Pictures, this Christmas the BBC will air animated adventure Tabby McTat, a story set on the streets of London about the friendship between a musical cat and a talented busker called Fred. The film is adapted from the successful picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, and […]

May 11, 2023By Nik Roseveare

The Bottle Yard’s TBY2 facility receives Studio Sustainability Standard

The Bottle Yard’s TBY2 facility in Bristol is one of the first studios to be awarded the new Studio Sustainability Standard by BAFTA albert, the UK’s industry organisation for environmental sustainability in TV in film. The sustainably-designed film and TV production facility, which opened last Autumn, is powered by a 1MWp rooftop solar array, believed […]

May 10, 2023

Ayesha’s Gift adapted for screen by Raisah Ahmed

We Are Lady Parts alumna Raisah Ahmed is working on a 6-part TV adaptation of Martin Sixsmith’s book Ayesha’s Gift, the follow up to his BAFTA and Oscar nominated hit Philomena. Ahmed, who is currently developing her debut feature with Film4, will also EP alongside Sixsmith. A family drama, a detective story and a thriller, […]

April 24, 2023