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Sunset+Vine to produce new show for World Chess

World Chess, the chess organisation committed to enhancing the global mass market appeal of chess, has announced the launch of its new television programme which will be broadcast on a number of major TV stations globally. Scheduled to air from September 2024, the new series will consist of ten episodes, each approximately 30 minutes long. […]

May 29, 2024

Echelon Studios acquires The Opera Game

Echelon Studios has captured the global rights to The Opera Game, a hidden-figure story starring Clarke Peters (The Wire), Blaine Kern III (The Walking Dead) and Evan Daigle (Daisy Jones & The Six). Directed by Monty Ross (Malcolm X), Marshall Woodworth (We Are the Beginning), and Wendy Fleetwood (Woman Thou Art Loosed), and penned by […]

May 21, 2024

The fascinating history of Chess

Throughout human history, one game has remained a staple of cultures, played by kings, nobles, citizens, and peasants alike. The game we are talking about is over a millennium old, and today is played for fun, at local amateur tournaments, and even on an international professional level. The game we have in mind, is of […]

May 16, 2024

TVP announces chess biopic Shattered Games

Polish public broadcaster Telewizja Polska S.A (TVP) has announced its new Polish-language feature film Shattered Games (59’) will lead TVP’s EFM slate alongside recently announced rom-com film The Love Buzz and historical series The Bay of Spies. Produced by TVP and executive produced by Studio Basta, Shattered Games explores Poland’s rich history and influence in […]

February 22, 2024

Global Chess League partners with Amazon Music

The Global Chess League has announced Amazon Music as the official audio streaming partner of the ongoing league, which is being held in Dubai. The league has seen many intriguing competitions between the best from the world of chess so far in a franchise-based league format. The partnership between Amazon Music and the Global Chess […]

June 30, 2023

Sunset+Vine partners with World Chess

Sports production and distribution company, Sunset+Vine, has partnered with World Chess to provide production, distribution, and media consultancy services in a three-year contract. World Chess was founded in 2012 with a goal to build a global, intellectual sport brand by reinventing the chess experience for the modern consumer, particularly via television. The initial contract period […]

October 12, 2022