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UK seeks ‘post Brexit’ data deals

Britain is pursuing data partnerships with countries including the US, Australia, South Korea ‘and other fast-growing markets’ to boost trade after Brexit. ‘Data adequacy partnerships’ mean organisations would not have to implement costly compliance measures to share personal data internationally when doing business, the UK’s DCMS said, reports Reuters. Exiting the European Union’s GDPR regs […]

August 26, 2021

Amazon to shoot Lord of the Rings Season 2 in UK

Amazon Studios has announced that its as-yet untitled The Lord of the Rings original series will film its second season in the UK. Amazon says the shift from New Zealand to the UK aligns with its studio’s strategy of expanding its production footprint and investing in studio space across the UK, with many of Amazon […]

August 13, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Amazon’s Lord of the Rings to debut Sept 2022

The Amazon Original The Lord of the Rings television series will launch on September 2nd 2022 on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide, with new episodes available weekly. Filming of Season One, which consists of eight episodes, concluded this week in New Zealand. Amazon has made a five season production commitment. The […]

August 3, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Sky New Zealand partners with PTO for Collins Cup Coverage

The Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) and Sky New Zealand have agreed a partnership, arranged by IMG, that will see The Collins Cup screened live and on-demand across multiple platforms in New Zealand. The Collins Cup is the PTO’s inaugural flagship event taking place on 28th August in Šamorín, near Bratislava, Slovakia and is a new […]

July 28, 2021

Beyond Rights finds new homes for Love It or List It

Beyond Rights’ lifestyle format Love It or List It continues its expansion with new versions now underway in Finland and France. In addition, close to 1000 hours from the long-running franchise have been placed with broadcasters worldwide in the past few months. In Finland, Beyond Rights has licensed the format to Rabbit Films (Who Wants […]

July 19, 2021

Fred Media secures new partnership with Stripe Studios

Fred Media has formed a new representation partnership with leading New Zealand content business Stripe Studios. As part of the deal, Fred Media will distribute the upcoming series Great Southern Truckers (6 x 60), being produced by Stripe Studios for Discovery Australia and New Zealand, as well as two seasons of The Circus. The second […]

July 19, 2021