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War Through the Eyes of Animals wraps production in LA

Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn has wrapped production on War Through the Eyes of Animals, a Ukrainian anthology film that shines a spotlight on animals affected by ecocide due to the war in Ukraine. Penn stars in the anthology’s final story, The Eagle, written and filmed by renowned director Myroslav Slaboshpytskyi (The Tribe), which pays tribute to a […]

December 7, 2023

Research: TV and film boosts hospitality industry

Research conducted by the Motion Picture Licensing Company (MPLC), the UK’s leading licensor of ‘blanket’ public performance rights for TV shows and films, reveals that Brits love to watch TV and films when they’re out on the town. By way of background, in October 2022, more than a third of UK hospitality businesses said they […]

October 31, 2023

Fat Friends on BritBox

Banijay Rights has announced BritBox UK, available as part of ITVX Premium, has acquired Fat Friends, the renowned Kay Mellor comedy-drama that first aired on British TV screens 23 years ago. Produced by Mellor’s Rollem Productions in association with Tiger Aspect Productions, a Banijay UK company, and Yorkshire Television, Fat Friends debuted on ITV1 in […]

July 17, 2023

How technology is changing the way we connect for games

Technology has transformed both the way we socialise and how we entertain ourselves. With the rise of smartphones, social media, and online gaming platforms, it has become easier than ever to connect with friends and family from around the world. This has created new opportunities for fun and games that were not possible before, reports […]

May 4, 2023

Comedy Central unveils Giggle Trigger campaign

Comedy Central, India’s and Viacom18’s leading English entertainment channel, on the occasion of World Laughter Day, is giving its viewers a chance to make someone laugh with its unique campaign, Giggle Trigger. Crafting an insane laughter riot to spread cheer, Comedy Central gives its viewers an opportunity to create a video of making someone laugh […]

April 26, 2022

Survey: Most recognised TV theme tunes

A study by electronics retailer Currys has uncovered which TV theme tune is the most recognised, which one is most nostalgic and whether the UK has become a nation of intro skippers. The study surveyed 2,006 people in the UK to find out what TV theme tune springs to mind when first questioned. It turns […]

April 4, 2022

Research: TV shows featuring most product placement

Brands use product placement in movies and TV shows as a way to capture their target market and promote their products in a more subliminal way, but which TV shows have been used the most for product placement? Research carried out by Sortlist has revealed the TV shows which have featured the most instances of […]

March 23, 2022

Lego content on Vuulr marketplace

Global TV and Film content marketplace Vuulr has announced children’s brand Lego has joined the platform to increase its global reach for content distribution. On Vuulr’s marketplace, the Lego Group is making 450 hours of content available for broadcasters and OTT platforms to purchase. As Lego seeks to streamline its content distribution process and connect […]

February 28, 2022

Nescafé sponsors Friends on Comedy Central, C5

Nescafé is to sponsor comedy series Friends on Comedy Central and Channel 5 throughout 2022. The broadcast sponsorship will run across both ViacomCBS channels, in a series of 5” and 10” idents beginning this month. The sponsorship was brokered and strategically driven by Nescafé’s media agency, Publicis Media NestléOne, in partnership with Sky Media. As well […]

February 2, 2022

UPMG signs Banijay

Universal Music Publishing Group (UPMG) has announced the signing of Banijay, the global independent content creation and distribution group to exploit its music assets. Under the deal, UMPG will work with Banijay Brands which has a portfolio spanning some of the world’s most recognisable shows, including Peaky Blinders, Survivor, Temptation Island, Lego Masters and Hunted. […]

December 17, 2021