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Rediscover Classic TV with FAST Channels TV

There’s nothing quite like the classics – they just don’t make ‘em like they used to! But with the rise of digital, beloved TV and film often isn’t picked up by streamers, making it difficult for viewers to find. With FAST Channels TV’s curated library of dedicated classic film and TV channels, from Westerns and […]

December 5, 2022

marblemedia, Fae Pictures partner to devleop Salt

marblemedia and Fae Pictures are in development on an original, primetime political family drama series Salt, from creator Abdul Malik (NBC’s Transplant, Peace by Chocolate). marblemedia acquired the project earlier this year at the Toronto International Film Festival’s Series Accelerator programme. Salt follows a young man, Mohammad Akram, raised by a wealthy Muslim family reeling […]

November 23, 2022

Ryan Reynolds, Rob McElheeny to receive award from people of Wales

Since purchasing the Welsh Football club, Wrexham AFC, Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElheeny have used their global celebrity status to promote Wales and the Welsh language. Their hit series Welcome to Wrexham, which documents the teams progress in its first season (now up for a Critics Choice Award) integrates the Welsh language into the telling of the […]

October 21, 2022

Gracenote debuts Gracenote Studio Solutions

Gracenote, the content solutions pillar of Nielsen, has debuted Gracenote Studio Solutions, a portfolio of offerings designed to help Hollywood streamline content operations and optimise internal processes. The new product suite provides entertainment professionals focused on creative development, production, business affairs and legal with critical data accessible through powerful tools to inform smarter decision-making. Gracenote […]

October 11, 2022

Blu Digital adds to localisation team

Blu Digital Group (BDG), a technology company that offers cloud-based software and digital media services to the global entertainment industry, has bolstered its localisation management team in its recently acquired BDG Studios Barham (Hollywood) facility. Sebastian Zancanaro has been recruited to oversee the production facility and Luis Ferreira de Castro has been appointed to head […]

October 5, 2022

ITV commissions Archie for ITVX

The life of one of Hollywood’s greatest leading men, Cary Grant, is to be depicted in a four-part drama, Archie, written by award winning screenwriter, Jeff Pope, and starring Jason Isaacs in the leading role. The drama will be produced by ITV Studios, with BritBox International as co-production partners, and with the blessing of Cary […]

August 9, 2022

Winchester launches Pure Fiction Television

After almost three and a half years working with film producer David Heyman (Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood, Marriage Story, Harry Potter), Tom Winchester has left his role as President of Heyday Television to set up a new production company, Pure Fiction Television. The company will be creatively and financially autonomous but is founded […]

June 30, 2022

Film.io to launch filmmaking DAO

Film.io has officially launched its filmmaking Decentralized Autonomous Organization, or DAO, placing Hollywood decision-making onto the blockchain and into the hands of creators and fans. The DAO provides creators with the necessary resources to take projects from conception through licensing. The concept was originally incubated by veteran leaders in the crypto, film, entertainment and tech […]

May 5, 2022

YouTube to livestream Top Gun: Maverick premiere

Paramount Global has announced an exclusive partnership with YouTube to livestream the world premiere event of the Paramount Pictures theatrical release, Top Gun: Maverick. Produced by MTV News and Velocity, MTV News correspondents Josh Horowitz, Dometi Pongo and Simone Boyce will host the livestream and provide fans at home with the opportunity to view real-time, […]

May 3, 2022

IMDb TV rebrands as Amazon Freevee

Amazon’s free streaming service, IMDb TV, will be rebrand as Amazon Freevee beginning April 27th. Over the last two years, Amazon says the AVoD service has experienced rapid growth in the US – tripling monthly active users – driven by rapid distribution across living room devices and mobile, an increasing slate of Originals, an always […]

April 13, 2022