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Sky Studios appoints Lyvers

Sky Studios, Sky’s original programming arm across Europe, has announced the appointment of Meghan Lyvers to the role of Director of Original Drama, UK & Ireland. In this newly created role, Lyvers will oversee a diverse slate of premium Sky Original dramas for Sky’s customers in the UK and Ireland and joins Sky Studios at […]

June 8, 2022

Tovey named MD at Sky Studios Elstree

Sky has announced that Noel Tovey has been appointed to the role of Managing Director at Sky Studios Elstree, Sky’s brand-new state of the art film and TV studio. In this new role Tovey will take on overall responsibility for the management of Sky Studios Elstree as it becomes home to a range of productions […]

May 19, 2022

Cudic joins Sky Studios

Award-winning filmmaker and executive producer, Vesna Cudic has been appointed Head of Documentary Partnerships at Sky Studios, Sky’s original programming arm across Europe. In this newly created role, Cudic will be responsible for Sky Studios’ partnerships with leading filmmakers and creatives from across the globe to develop and produce unscripted projects targeted at Sky’s platforms […]

May 12, 2022

Sky announces M. Son of the Century

Sky has announced M. Son of the Century, a new Sky Original drama series based on Antonio Scurati’s Premio Strega-winning and international bestselling novel that chronicles the birth of fascism in Italy and the rise to power of Duce Benito Mussolini. The eight-part series from Sky Studios, produced by Lorenzo Mieli for The Apartment Pictures, […]

April 5, 2022

The Film and TV Charity launching The Whole Picture Toolkit

The Film and TV Charity is launching The Whole Picture Toolkit: For Mentally Healthy Productions as part of the next phase of its 12-month behaviour change campaign to redefine working culture in the film and TV industry. To celebrate the launch, the charity has brought together a coalition of industry changemakers – leaders and individuals who worked […]

March 15, 2022

Sarhan named SkyShowtime CEO

Comcast and ViacomCBS have appointed Monty Sarhan as CEO of SkyShowtime – their SVoD joint venture scheduled to launch in more than 20 European territories later this year. Sarhan most recently served as senior VP of content acquisition at Comcast Cable, and is set to take up his new London-based role later this month, pending […]

January 12, 2022

Final steelwork installed at Sky Studios Elstree

Construction at Sky Studios Elstree, Sky’s new state-of-the-art film and TV studio, reached a major milestone this week as the final steelwork was installed on the highest structure on site. Reaching a height of 16m, the final piece of steel was secured on the roof of a 60,000 sq ft soundstage using a specially made […]

November 10, 2021

Sky commissions third season of Code 404

Sky Original Code 404 – the futuristic crime-fighting comedy starring Stephen Graham, Daniel Mays and Anna Maxwell Martin – will return for a third season on Sky Comedy and streaming service NOW. This announcement follows the success of the first two seasons of Code 404, with the second season becoming the biggest season launch in […]

November 4, 2021

Sky Studios Elstree kicks off recruitment drive

In a boost to the UK creative sector, Sky Studios Elstree, Sky’s new state-of-the-art film and TV studio, has kicked off a recruitment drive for a range of new roles as it readies for opening early in 2022. First announced in late 2019 and granted planning permission in summer 2020, the new 27.5 acre site […]

October 22, 2021

DBK Studios, Sky Studios short film partnership

Sky Studios and DBK Studios are partnering for a series of short films to air on Sky Arts that nurture talent from Black and other diverse backgrounds. The initiative looks to increase and develop the representation of the Black community and empower up and coming creatives to tell their stories from an authentic perspective. Unearthed […]

October 13, 2021