Advanced Television


Oscar & BAFTA nominated content on Disney+

As the awards season gets into full swing, viewers can head to Disney+ to find a host of nominated films and TV shows to stream. Nominated for Outstanding British Film at the BAFTAs, Raine Allen-Miller’s London rom-com Rye Lane is available now. Vivian Oparah has also secured a nomination in the Leading Actress category for […]

February 7, 2024

BBC orders Tabby McTat for Xmas

From BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated producers Magic Light Pictures, this Christmas the BBC will air animated adventure Tabby McTat, a story set on the streets of London about the friendship between a musical cat and a talented busker called Fred. The film is adapted from the successful picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, and […]

May 11, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Ayesha’s Gift adapted for screen by Raisah Ahmed

We Are Lady Parts alumna Raisah Ahmed is working on a 6-part TV adaptation of Martin Sixsmith’s book Ayesha’s Gift, the follow up to his BAFTA and Oscar nominated hit Philomena. Ahmed, who is currently developing her debut feature with Film4, will also EP alongside Sixsmith. A family drama, a detective story and a thriller, […]

April 24, 2023

BBC receives 7 Oscar nominations

The BBC has received seven Oscar nominations across a range of categories for the Academy Awards 2023, from Best Picture, Directing and Original Screenplay to an Animated Short, Documentary Features and Actor in a Leading Role. Films backed by BBC Film, the feature filmmaking arm of the BBC, received four Oscar nominations. Ruben Östlund’s Palme […]

January 26, 2023

ShortsTV to show 2022 Oscar Nominated Short Films

ShortsTV, the global short film network, is bringing the ‘2022 Oscar Nominated Short Films’ to TV this December, with two special programmes showcasing all of this year’s nominated shorts in the live action and animation categories. The animation collection includes the heartfelt Christmas short ‘Robin Robin’ from Aardman Animations (‘Wallace & Gromit’), while the live […]

December 15, 2022

Penhale named MD of Pathe UK

Pathe has announced that Faith Penhale will be joining its UK operation, Pathe Productions Limited, on March 1st 2023 as its new Managing Director. Penhale is currently CEO of Lookout Point, one of the UK’s leading producers of scripted television, responsible for such critical and commercial hits as Gentleman Jack, Les Miserables, Happy Valley and […]

November 1, 2022

ShortsTV launches SVoD service in US

ShortsTV, the global short film network, has announced a deal to launch its SVoD service on Amazon Prime Video Channels in the US, expanding its digital footprint in the country. ShortsTV has launched 500 of its best global short movie titles to the more than 100 million Prime members across the US. The service is […]

June 16, 2022

Survey: Helen Mirren voted best on-screen Queen

Dame Helen Mirren has beaten off competition including Olivia Colman, Claire Foy and Julie Walters to be named Britain’s favourite on-screen Queen Elizabeth II, according to research from connectivity provider TalkTalk. Mirren’s performance as Queen Elizabeth II in 2006 movie The Queen was chosen by two thirds (66 per cent) of Brits as their favourite […]

May 31, 2022

ShortsTV acquires Campion’s short films

ShortsTV, the global short film network, has acquired multi-year rights to a collection of short films by Jane Campion, winner of Best Director at the 94th Academy Awards. In a celebration of Campion’s Academy Awards success, becoming only the third woman in history to win the Oscar for Best Director with The Power of the […]

April 6, 2022

Love Infinity on MUBI

March 24th sees the launch of Love Infinity on MUBI, the first art film of its genre, created in London by Oscar and BAFTA Winner and Chinese multidisciplinary artist Tim Yip. Focusing on East London’s unique creative spirit, Love Infinitybrings together an inspiring cast with unparalleled access to some of the most iconic and diverse […]

March 24, 2022