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BAFTA expands North America operations

BAFTA has confirmed the expansion of its North America operations, including the formation of the inaugural North America Board and the appointment of its Chair, Kathryn Busby, President of Original Programming at Starz, and Deputy Chairs, actor Elliot Knight and Karl Stewart, CEO, Thunder Child and President, of 1TwentyFour. The new structure unifies BAFTA’s New […]

January 5, 2022

FilmRise appoints Gagliardi

FilmRise, the New York-based film and TV studio and streaming network, has announced the appointment of Daniel Gagliardi as Vice President, Digital Distribution and Business Development. As Vice President of Digital Distribution and Business Development, Gagliardi will spearhead and manage the growth and performance optimisation of FilmRise AVoD and FAST channels in addition to creating […]

January 5, 2022

Fox News: Mandatory jabs for staff

Fox News, where several anchors have encouraged vaccine scepticism, has told staff that those working in New York City will have to show proof they’d had at least one dose of the Covid vaccine by December 27th, removing the option to get tested weekly instead. The new policy fits in with New York’s vaccine rule. […]

December 22, 2021

Adobe, MLB create next-gen fan experiences

Adobe and Major League Baseball (MLB), the US professional sports league, have announced a major expansion of their partnership to reimagine fan engagement and continue to bring America’s favourite pastime to the next generation of fans – powered across Adobe Experience Cloud, Adobe Creative Cloud, and Adobe Sign. The partnership will empower MLB to bring […]

November 24, 2021

FilmRise, Scholastic Entertainment AVoD deal

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, has announced the license of nine children’s programmes from Scholastic Entertainment including the popular 1990s series The Baby-Sitters Club, Animorphs, Stellaluna and I Spy among others. The deal gives FilmRise exclusive English and Spanish-language distribution rights to the programmes on AVoD and FAST platforms. […]

November 24, 2021

FilmRise acquires North American rights to Marvelous and the Black Hole

FilmRise, the New York-based film and TV studio and streaming network, has acquired the distribution rights to Marvelous and the Black Hole starring four-time Emmy Award-winner Rhea Perlman (Cheers, Matilda, The Mindy Project) and Miya Cech (Always Be My Maybe,  Are You Afraid of the Dark?). The deal gives FilmRise exclusive theatrical, digital and broadcast […]

November 4, 2021

Andbox eSports partners with Moonwalk

Moonwalk, the NFT Utility and Web3 Communities platform for brands and creators, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Andbox, New York’s flagship eSports organisation, to deliver web3 engagement and NFT utility through Moonwalk’s platform for the organisation. Andbox owns and operates the New York-based franchises in the Overwatch League (New York Excelsior) […]

November 2, 2021

FilmRise commissions Making a Serial Killer

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network announces its order of a new 10-episode true crime series from FirstLookTV, “Making a Serial Killer.” The series uniquely explores what makes someone kill and kill and kill again. The deal gives FilmRise all rights for North America, German-speaking Europe, and Australia and New […]

October 28, 2021

Netflix bids on NJ army base for production

Netflix is bidding on a crumbling Army base in New Jersey planning to turn into one of the largest production hubs in the US. The 289-acre site of 96-year-old Fort Monmouth is about 50 miles south of New York City was closed by the Pentagon in 2011. Netflix said that it would transform Fort Monmouth […]

October 27, 2021

IMDb TV greenlights original series Primo

IMDb TV has announced a greenlight for Primo(working title), a new comedy series from Shea Serrano and Michael Schur. The single-camera series, inspired by Serrano’s life growing up in San Antonio, will stream exclusively in the US and UK on IMDb TV, Amazon’s premium free streaming service. Primo is a heartwarming and highly entertaining coming-of-age […]

October 26, 2021