Advanced Television


Disney+ announces cast for Kaiser Karl

Disney+ has unveiled the star-studded cast of its original series “Kaiser Karl,” which chronicles the rise of Karl Lagerfeld through the world of 1970s Parisian high fashion. In 1972, a 38-year-old Karl Lagerfeld aspired to become the most famous French fashion designer, at a time when Yves Saint Laurent reigned supreme. After meeting and falling […]

March 9, 2023

Wales: Great Point Media opening virtual production hub

Great Point Media, the London-based media group that has invested more than £500 million into the creative industries worldwide, is collaborating with Fields Park, US-based Volume Global and Media Cymru, a consortium of creative and educational institutions in South Wales, to build a virtual production hub at Great Point Seren Studios in Cardiff. In addition […]

February 14, 2023

Table Tennis England production partnership with 1080 Media TV

London based 1080 Media TV has been selected as the production partner for Table Tennis England (TTE), in a 3-year agreement as part of their new initiative with their online video and streaming platform TTE.TV The agreement is part of a new impetus for the sport in England, which has set out new goals and […]

January 25, 2023

Sony launches production studio with Crystal LED tech

Sony has joined forces with Plateau Virtuel (virtual production studio, subsidiary of the Novelty-Magnum-Dushow Group) and Studios de France (a set provider for broadcasting in France) to create the first virtual studio with a 90m² Sony Crystal LED B-series screen (18m wide x 5m high) in Seine Saint Denis, north of Paris, France. This unique […]

January 12, 2023

Survey: Virtual production gaining traction

Virtual production (VP) in the film and TV industries continues gaining traction, with a Altman Solon report showing that the industry experts surveyed are using VP on 40 per cent of their current projects. Despite the buzz over VP, which employs new innovations to reduce production costs and timelines, the report identifies challenges to its […]

December 19, 2022

Former Viaplay CCO launches The Yard Films

Jakob Mejlhede Andersen, former Viaplay Group and Shahid Chief Content officer, has launched a new production and development company, The Yard Films, based out of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The executive team also includes Camilla Hammer, an industry expert with global acquisitions, sales and packaging experience and Phil Rostom, an industry veteran across the MENA […]

November 28, 2022

Research: UK prodco insolvencies jump 69%

UK film and TV production company insolvencies have jumped 69 per cent in the past year, from 67 to 113, according to research from audit, tax and advisory firm Mazars. Many of those insolvencies were of financially weaker production companies that missed out on last year’s UK film & TV industry boom as they couldn’t […]

August 30, 2022