Advanced Television


Green Light Films launches in Ukraine

Green Light Films announces its launch as an all-rights distribution and co-production company for the Ukrainian market. Backed by the holding group that hosts the Multiplex chain of cinemas, Green Light Films is dedicated to building its slate directly with global and western multi-regional licensors of high-quality international titles and prestige festival films that have […]

October 20, 2023

Cossacks to premiere on Crackle

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment will premiere the Ukrainian fantasy series Cossacks on September 1st on its free streaming service Crackle. Directed, written, and shot on location in Ukraine and featuring a nearly entire cast of Ukrainian actors, Cossacks is a 12-episode sword and sorcery fantasy series. The series stars Yuriy Dyak (The Inheritance), […]

August 24, 2023

Fremantle, Ukraine’s STB partner on Got Talent doc

Fremantle has announced Power of Talent, a new feature documentary, which reveals the real-life stories of inspiring contestants from Ukraine, who continue to wow audiences on Got Talent stages around the world, while their home country is at war. Format owner Fremantle and Ukrainian broadcaster STB channel have collaborated to create the documentary, which delves […]

August 9, 2023

Sky Max to broadcast Game4Ukraine

Game4Ukraine, the brainchild of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Ukrainian footballing royalty Andriy Shevchenko and Oleksandr Zinchenko, will be kicking off exclusively on Sky Max, in the UK and Ireland on August 5th. The 11-a-side legends match will also be free-to-stream for everyone based in Ukraine. Game4Ukraine will see Team Blue coached by Chelsea manager […]

July 11, 2023

Russian World aims for audience in occupied Ukraine

Russian DTH operator Russkiy Mir (Russian World) aims to connect 155,000 households in the occupied Dontesk, Kherson, Zaporizhzia and Luhansk regions of Ukraine by the end of this year, according to Comnews. The service opened in December 2022. Russian deputy prime minister Dmitry Chernyshenko said that installation teams should connect 155,000 homes in what the […]

July 4, 2023

Satcube enables critical communications in Turkey, Ukraine

Satcube, a European technology company that develops lightweight, portable terminals to provide critical satellite broadband, is providing its Satcube Ku terminals to some of the biggest media brands and NGOs on the ground in Turkey and Ukraine. The terminals are used to enable the UN, Red Cross (ICRC), ITV, CBS News, NBC, and government agencies […]

March 1, 2023

Broadview, Space filming Art in War for ARTE

German Producer, Broadview, and Ukrainian Producer, Space, together with The Organization of Ukrainian Producers (OUP) started the last film shootings for the documentary film Art in War. The film will debut on cultural TV Channel ARTE in spring 2023. The first lady of Ukraine, Olena Zelenska, speaks exclusively in the film. The interview touches upon […]

December 19, 2022

Schreiber boards Against All Odds doc

Liev Schreiber will ne the narrator of the documentary film, Against All Odds: The Failure Of Russia’s Blitzkrieg. “Any film becomes alive once it acquires a voice,” said Artem Lytvynenko, the director. “Liev Schreiber was extremely engaged in the process, he cares about what’s going on in Ukraine. He has recently visited Kyiv and saw […]

December 15, 2022

Russia gets approval for satellite broadband

Despite the ongoing war in Ukraine, Russia has succeeded in gaining regulatory approval for a global broadband-by-satellite constellation. The project – called Sphere – already has one satellite in orbit, a ”demonstration” SkyF-D craft, launched on October 22nd. Russian Space Agency Roscosmos is backing the scheme, and the Russian government has plans to invest some […]

December 5, 2022By Chris Forrester

EU complains again over sat-links to Russia

Thirty-nine members of the European parliament have written to the EU’s top legal officials demanding that Europe’s two giant satellite operators immediately take down Russian-backed channels from their portfolios of broadcasts. Various EU officials have already complained about Eutelsat’s carriage of Russian channels. Eutelsat has said it wants to be politically neutral and in addition […]

November 23, 2022