Advanced Television


BBFC launches new Classification Guidelines

The BBFC has published its new Classification Guidelines, informed by its largest-ever public consultation. Throughout 2023, the BBFC spoke to 12,000 people across the UK to explore what matters most to audiences when it comes to classification. The research found people are now more concerned about depictions of violence on screen in content across all […]

March 19, 2024

NBC to bring Olympics Coverage to AMC theatres in US

NBC will extend its daily live daytime coverage of the 2024 Paris Olympics to AMC Theatres as a ticketed event throughout the US from July 27th-August 11th. Beginning the day after the Opening Ceremony, select daytime hours of NBCUniversal’s live coverage of the 2024 Paris Olympics on NBC will be shown in approximately 160 AMC […]

March 18, 2024

Sky’s LEE movie set for theatrical run in September

Sky Original film, LEE, starring Kate Winslet, will premiere in cinemas on September 13th in UK & Ireland LEE tells the story of Lee Miller (played by Winslet) – an American photographer determined to document the truth of the Nazi regime, In spite of the odds stacked against female correspondents, Lee captured some of the […]

February 23, 2024

UK production spend down 32% in 2023

Figures published by the BFI’s Research and Statistics Unit show that in a year in which film and high-end TV production was impacted globally by the Hollywood strikes, it continued to generate billions to the UK economy. The combined spend by film and high-end television production (HETV) during 2023 reached £4.23 billion (€4.96bn), 32 per […]

February 2, 2024

Disney ‘pandemic’ movies getting UK cinema release

Three feature films from Disney and Pixar – initially released on the Disney+ platform during Covid-19 lockdowns – will hit cinemas in the UK for the first time in 2024. The movies are 2022’s Turning Red, 2020’s Soul and 2021’s Luca. The news follows the announcement in December 2023 that the movies would be getting […]

January 12, 2024By Nik Roseveare

Disney orders The Mandalorian movie

The Mandalorian and Grogu (AKA Baby Yoda) are embarking on a new adventure that will debut in cinemas. Directed by Jon Favreau, and produced by Favreau, Kathleen Kennedy and Dave Filoni, this new chapter – a continuation of the hit Disney+ series – will go into production later this year. Favreau commented: “I have loved […]

January 10, 2024By Nik Roseveare

Killers of the Flower Moon on Apple TV+ on Jan 12

Following its theatrical run, Apple Original Films has announced that Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon will be available to stream globally on the Apple TV+ platform beginning January 12th. The movie has been honoured as the Best Film of the Year by the National Board of Review. It has has also received 12 […]

January 5, 2024By Nik Roseveare

Lionsgate’s Love Lies Bleeding premieres in April

Lionsgate UK has announced the release date for Rose Glass’ upcoming second feature Love Lies Bleeding. The romantic thriller will be released on April 19th 2024 in cinemas nationwide. Love Lies Bleeding was written by Glass and Weronika Tofilska, and produced by Andrea Cornwell for Lobo Films and Oliver Kassman for Escape Plan Productions. The […]

December 20, 2023

Electric Entertainment acquires Archstone Entertainment titles

Electric Entertainment, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution company, has acquired four feature length films from Archstone Entertainment, the distribution and sales arm of Archstone, focused on delivering high quality theatrical films to the world-wide audience. The films, headlined by “Adam the First” starring Oakes Fegley and David Duchovny, include “Futra Days,” starring Tania Raymonde, […]

December 20, 2023

Report: Nordic video market approaching €10bn in revenue

The total Nordic video market is expected to reach €9.8 billion for the full year of 2023. The total market has grown two per cent yearly over the past four years, excluding currency effects (fixed to 2019). If this growth rate remains, the market will surpass €10 billion in 2024, forecasts Mediavision. The Nordic video […]

December 19, 2023