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Sky Studios Elstree celebrates time capsule ceremony

Sky Studios Elstree, a 13-sound stage film and TV studio based in Hertsmere, recently celebrated the near completion of the studio by placing a time capsule right at the heart of the site. Over 100 entries from local school children were placed into the time capsule after Sky challenged them to imagine what TV would […]

January 19, 2023

Sky Studios Elstree launches youth training programme

Young people from across Hertsmere and the UK are set to work on high-end TV and blockbuster film productions as part of a new training programme launched by Sky Studios Elstree. Named the Sky Content Academy, part of Sky’s broader work to support new talent, local students and graduates have been selected for these year-long […]

January 6, 2023

Butler, Sturges join Sky Studios drama team

Sky Studios, Sky’s original programming arm across Europe, has announced two new appointments to its drama team as the Studio targets a significant increase in the investment and scale of Sky Original drama. Making her first appointments since joining Sky Studios earlier this year, Meghan Lyvers, Sky Studios’ Director of Original Drama, UK&I, has announced […]

December 7, 2022

SkyShowtime preps Netherlands, Portugal launches

SVoD service SkyShowtime will launch in both the Netherlands and Portugal on October 25th, bringing its premium offering of exclusive and iconic entertainment to Dutch and Portuguese homes for the first time. The launches follow SkyShowtime’s official launch across the Nordics. Customers will have access to exclusive television premieres of first-run theatrical films, new and […]

October 18, 2022

Tortoise Media first look deal with Sky Studios

Tortoise Media and Sky Studios have agreed multi-year first look deal to adapt Tortoise Media’s original podcasts into series and features, across scripted and documentary. The partnership will give Sky Studios first look access to Tortoise’s slate of award-winning podcasts, including their weekly investigative podcast, The Slow Newscast, as well as their multi-part series. Since […]

October 12, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Filming commences on Sky Original drama Dostoevsky

Production is underway for new Sky Original drama, Dostoevsky, produced in-house by Sky Studios, in association with Paco Cinematografica. The six-part series, marks the first TV project from acclaimed Italian directors, screenwriters and brothers, Fabio and Damiano D’Innocenzo, who burst on to the international cinema scene in 2018 with their debut Boys Cry followed by […]

October 5, 2022

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