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KidsMe, Kelebek Media distribute Isadora Moon in Italy

KidsMe, the Children Content Factory of the De Agostini Group, and Kelebek Media, a UK-based production company active in television, film and media, have partnered to distribute the Italian rights to the animated series Isadora Moon. In the Italian territory, KidsMe will manage the audiovisual and licensing & merchandising rights of the series. The book […]

June 9, 2023

Writers’ strike could mean content shortage

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) has called its first strike in 15 years after failing to reach an agreement on higher pay from broadcasters and studios. A WGA statement said: “The companies’ behaviour has created a gig economy inside a union workforce, and their immovable stance in this negotiation has betrayed a commitment to […]

May 2, 2023

RTS NI announce finalists for Television Awards

The Royal Television Society, Northern Ireland (RTS NI) has revealed the 37 nominees shortlisted for this year’s prestigious RTS NI Programme Awards, sponsored by Ka-Boom. The winners will be announced at the 8th RTS NI Awards Ceremony which takes place on June 1st at City Hall Belfast. Fiona Campbell, Chair of RTS NI said: “What […]

May 2, 2023

Milton Keynes launching TV station

Milton Keynes City Television Limited’s mission is to establish a new independent television broadcast station for Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas. It will available to view on Roku TV, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, MKC TV website, laptops, phones, Internet, tablets, social media sites and on televisions. MKC TV’s experienced and successful production team are […]

April 28, 2023

Gough jouns See-Saw Films

Picking Scabs, See-Saw Films’ and writer/showrunner Samantha Strauss’ joint venture, has announced that Louise Gough will join the production company as Executive Producer. Gough, who will report to Strauss and Liz Watts, See-Saw Film’s Head of Film and Television (Aus), joins Picking Scabs from Screen Australia where she was Head of Development. This new appointment […]

February 2, 2023

NFTS given Degree awarding powers

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) is delighted to have been granted full Degree Awarding Powers (DAPs), a significant landmark achievement which acknowledges the exceptionally high standard of training offered by the NFTS as it continues to lead the way in providing skilled talent for the creative industries.  Degree Awarding Powers were granted by […]

December 14, 2022

Research: 25% US broadband homes want new TV device this Xmas

According to research from Aluma Insights, 25 per cent of broadband households expect to buy a new TV or ancillary device during the holiday season. Televisions top the list, with 17 per cent of decision-makers who “definitely will buy” between November 2022 and January 2023. Game consoles and streaming players fall second and third on […]

December 13, 2022

Study: Screens help cognitive development in children

A study published in Frontiers in Psychology, has examined the impact passive screen use has on a young child’s cognitive development. It found screen exposure – whether that be from a TV or mobile device – can be beneficial, depending on the context in which it’s viewed. Researchers from the University of Portsmouth and Paris […]

September 22, 2022

Study: Fewer people getting news from social media

Fewer people claim to be following news on social media than a year ago, according to Ofcom’s annual news consumption report. While TV remains the most popular platform for people to access news (75 per cent), the proportion using social media to keep up with the latest stories has fallen to 2018 levels – from […]

August 13, 2020