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Sky Studios development deal with Noah

Sky Studios, Sky’s production and development arm across Europe, has announced a multi-title development deal with Noah Media Group, a London-based studio. The partnership will see the Noah team, which includes filmmaker Gabriel Clarke (Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans) and director/producer Torquil Jones (Bobby Robson: More Than A Manager), co-produce an exclusive slate […]

June 22, 2021

Sky Studios partners with Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Sky Studios and Birmingham Repertory Theatre have announced the launch of ‘Sky Comedy REP’, a new partnership that aims to discover and develop new regional comedy writing talent from across the UK, particularly from communities that have traditionally been under-represented in the Arts. The scheme – which opens for entries today and features Dame Julie […]

May 27, 2021

YouTube’s Frot-Coutaz named CEO of Sky Studios

Cécile Frot-Coutaz has been appointed CEO of Sky Studios, Sky’s production and development arm across Europe. In her new role, Frot-Coutaz will take on the funding, development, production, and commissioning teams for scripted Sky Originals, working closely with Sky’s Content leads in each market, to deliver premium comedy, drama, and documentary to Sky’s 24 million […]

May 13, 2021

Sky Studios Elstree, BAM partner with Elstree Screen Arts Academy

Sky Studios Elstree and BAM have partnered with Elstree Screen Arts Academy for a nine-month project to celebrate Elstree & Borehamwood’s rich film and TV heritage. As part of the partnership, students will create four, ten-minute documentaries centred on the new Sky Studios Elstree project, with each documentary looking at a particular theme; film & […]

April 28, 2021

Sky announces supernatural crime thriller The Rising

Sky has announced a new eight-part supernatural crime thriller The Rising which is due to begin filming in the Lake District next month. The Rising is the first series produced entirely in-house from Sky Studios, Sky’s production and development arm, who are working with executive producer Julian Stevens, producer of The Fall (BBC Two) and […]

April 27, 2021

Sky Studios names Silver Director of Commissioning for Drama

Sky Studios has announced the appointment of Gabriel Silver as Director of Commissioning, Drama in the UK, overseeing a broad slate of projects. Currently Senior Commissioning Editor and Executive Producer at Sky Studios, Silver takes up his new role with immediate effect, reporting into Chief Content Officer Jane Millichip. Most recently Silver has overseen a […]

April 13, 2021

Sky and Creative Access launch TV placements for under-represented groups

Sky, Europe’s leading media and entertainment company, has partnered with Creative Access to provide under-represented groups placements in the media industry. 18 placements will be available across Sky News, Sky Sports, UK Content and Sky Studios. The collaboration will provide talented TV aspirants who are Black, Asian or from a minority ethnic background, disabled or […]

March 30, 2021

Sky Studios launches Transistor Films

Sky Studios has launched Transistor Films, a new, wholly-owned factual and unscripted production company headed by producer, Danny Tipping. The company, based in London, launches under the new label this week with Executive Producer Ned Parker, Series Producer Zoe Hines and Development Executive Jason Oates joining the company. Most recently, Tipping and the team that […]

March 18, 2021

Sky Studios expands Comedy team

Sky Studios is expanding its Comedy team with three new hires across indie commissioning and in-house development. The team, which develops, commissions, and produces original scripted comedy for Sky, has this week added Adnan Ahmed and Katie Churchill as in-house Producers with Alex Moody set to join this summer as Commissioning Editor for indie-led projects. […]

March 10, 2021

Sky Studios elevates leadership at Jupiter Holdings

Sky Studios has announced the promotion of two senior US executives, Stephen Land and Patrick Reardon, in a move that its says “will help turbocharge the Studios’ creative and commercial ambitions in the US”. Veteran producer and Founder and CEO of Jupiter Entertainment, Land has been named Chairman of Jupiter Holdings – a Sky Studios-owned […]

February 5, 2021