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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

Survey: US viewers accept ads near controversial news

Despite graphic violence in news coverage of the war in Ukraine and other controversial topics in the news, US consumers broadly believe that all news content is appropriate for ads, according to the 2022 TAG/BSI US Consumer Brand Safety Survey, conducted by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) and Brand Safety Institute (BSI). Only one in […]

October 28, 2022

Viaplay to premiere Ukraine doc Human to Human

Viaplay will premiere ‘Human to Human’, the first Polish documentary series about the struggles, challenges and hopes of Ukrainian refugees and their hosts in Poland, later this year. The 10-episode production is directed by acclaimed filmmakers including Kacper Lisowski (‘Judges Under Pressure’) and Zuzanna Solakiewicz (‘15 Corners of the World’), along with the internationally renowned […]

October 21, 2022

Channelbox adds Ukrainian channels

Ukranian channels FilmUA Drama and StarCinema are now available free-of-charge via the Channelbox platform on Freeview UK and via the Channelbox mobile applications worldwide. Film UA Drama and Star Cinema offer series, movies and general entertainment programmes from the top Ukrainian producers. “We support Ukraine and it’s citizens and are thrilled to add these two […]

October 11, 2022

Liverpool to host 2023 Eurovision Song Contest

Liverpool has been selected as the Host City for the 67th Eurovision Song Contest, following a tight bidding race with the city of Glasgow. The Grand Final will be held on May 13th with Semi-Finals taking place on May 9th and 11th. The UK is hosting the contest on behalf of 2022 winners Ukraine. The […]

October 7, 2022

ITV to air Scotland vs Ukraine Nations League match

ITV has agreed a deal to show live, free to air coverage of Scotland’s forthcoming UEFA Nations League match against Ukraine. In a sub-licence agreement with rights holder, Premier Sports, ITV will bring viewers all the action from Hampden Park on September 21st. Coverage, which will be broadcast UK-wide, starts at 7pm on ITV4 and […]

September 19, 2022

Report: Wars putting satellites at risk

Wars and international conflicts are increasingly targeting orbiting satellites, says a report from Aerospace Corp. The report says that as space-based services become ever more integrated with life and society on Earth, the international community will have to consider how commercial actors affect and are affected by crisis and conflict in space. Unfortunately, there are […]

August 25, 2022By Chris Forrester