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Disney+ unveils Extraordinary

Disney+ has released the official trailer for new UK Original comedy series “Extraordinary,” coming to the streaming platform on January 25th. All eight episodes will drop all at once. “Extraordinary” is set in a world where everyone develops a power on their 18th birthday… everyone, that is, except for Jen. She’s turning 25 and is […]

December 14, 2022

BAFTA Children & Young People Awards 2022 winners

BAFTA has announced the winners of this year’s BAFTA Children & Young People Awards. Hosted by TV and radio presenter Lindsey Russell, the awards ceremony is a celebration of UK and international content for children and young people spanning film, games and television. The BAFTA winners are: The Snail and the Whale won the BAFTA […]

November 27, 2022

BAFTA unveils 2022 US, UK breakthroughs

BAFTA has revealed the 33 creatives from across the UK and US selected for BAFTA Breakthrough 2022. BAFTA Breakthrough is the arts charity’s flagship talent initiative that provides a springboard to creatives in film, games and TV. Breakthrough participants receive unique professional development support from BAFTA – from coaching and mentoring to networking opportunities with […]

November 10, 2022

Penhale named MD of Pathe UK

Pathe has announced that Faith Penhale will be joining its UK operation, Pathe Productions Limited, on March 1st 2023 as its new Managing Director. Penhale is currently CEO of Lookout Point, one of the UK’s leading producers of scripted television, responsible for such critical and commercial hits as Gentleman Jack, Les Miserables, Happy Valley and […]

November 1, 2022

Spun Gold TV appointed co-producer of EE BAFTA Film Awards and BAFTA Television Awards

BAFTA has announced the appointment of Spun Gold TV as co-producer of the EE BAFTA Film Awards and the BAFTA Television Awards for the next two years (2023 and 2024), following a tender process. Spun Gold were selected on the basis of their creative, ambitious and innovative thinking and extensive industry experience. Spun Gold will […]

October 28, 2022

BBC orders Boiling Point series

The multi award-winning feature film Boiling Point is coming to BBC One and iPlayer as a new drama series. Picking up six months on from where the movie left off, Boiling Point will see Sous Chef Carly (Vinette Robinson) as Head Chef at her own restaurant, with many of the film’s original cast reprising their […]

October 21, 2022

Element Pictures hires Aird

International production company Element Pictures (a Fremantle company) the producer behind hit series Normal People, Conversations with Friends, and Oscar-winning films The Favourite and Room, has expanded their creative team with the appointment of Christopher Aird as Creative Director. Aird was appointed to the role by Element Pictures’ Founders and Co-CEOs Ed Guiney and Andrew […]

October 12, 2022

Jones to be honoured at BAFTA Cymru Awards

BAFTA Cymru has announced Welsh producer Annabel Jones as the recipient of this year’s prestigious Siân Phillips Award at its annual BAFTA Cymru Awards, taking place on October 9th. The Siân Phillips Award is presented to a Welsh individual who has made significant contributions in either major feature films or network television programmes. With a […]

October 3, 2022

Ecologi becomes the official offset provider for BAFTA albert

Ecologi, the climate action platform, is the new offset provider for albert, the screen industry organisation for environmental sustainability. Both leaders in their respective fields, they have signed a two year partnership expected to reduce around 100,000 tonnes of unavoidable carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2e). Owned by BAFTA and backed by the screen industry, albert supports […]

September 8, 2022

Nominations announced for 2022 BAFTA Cymru Awards

BAFTA has announced the nominations for the BAFTA Cymru Awards, honouring excellence and celebrating talent across film and television in Wales. This year’s BAFTA Cymru Awards will be back in-person in Cardiff for the first time in two years, with 21 categories spanning craft, performance and production. Alex Jones returns to host the special ceremony […]

September 7, 2022