Sony Pictures TV Launches Diversity Fund for Production Talent, Starting in U.K.
SPT will work with international production companies — including 'Sex Education' producer Eleven Films — to identify, develop and champion talent from underrepresented backgrounds.
Sky Teams With ‘The Fall’ Producer on Supernatural Crime Thriller ‘The Rising’
Starring Clara Rugaard, Nenda Neururer and Solly McLeod, the eight-part series marks Sky Studios' first solely in-house production.
BAFTA Promotes Four Execs, Creates New PR Role
Donna Mathews has joined BAFTA in the newly created role of executive director of PR and communications.
BFI, U.K. Government Officially Launch Global Screen Fund Pilot
Partially a replacement for European funding the U.K. lost access to due to Brexit, the $9.7 million initiative is aimed at boosting Britain's indie film, TV and video games sector internationally.
Podcast Producer Broccoli Productions Signs with WME (Exclusive)
The UK-based production company led by Renay Richardson formed a joint venture with Sony Music Entertainment to make socially conscious audio content for global audiences.
British Film Institute Names Mia Bays BFI Film Fund Director
Bays steps into one of the most influential roles in U.K. film, overseeing a fund worth approximately $42 million annually.
Helen McCrory, English Stage and Screen Star, Dies at 52
The star of 'Peaky Blinders' and three 'Harry Potter' films lost her battle with cancer, her husband, Damian Lewis, reported.
BBC Dismisses Record Number of Complaints Over Wall-to-Wall Prince Philip Coverage
More than 110,000 people voiced their disapproval about the broadcaster turning most of its TV channels and radio stations into rolling tribute to the royal, but the BBC says the decision was made after "careful consideration."
Disney+ Unveils First U.K. Scripted Slate From ‘Happy Valley’ Creator, ‘Killing Eve’ Producers
Sally Wainwright and Sid Gentle Films are among those making Brit shows for the streamer — which launched in Europe just over a year ago and recently confirmed a new unscripted series with David Beckham.
Sky Studios Promotes Gabriel Silver to Drama Commissioning Director Role
The 'Chernobyl' and 'Gangs of London' executive will be tasked with growing the slate of indie-commissioned dramas.
MIPTV: AMC Networks Streamers Take U.K. Miniseries ‘The Drowning’
The four-part Brit thriller is heading to the Sundance Now and Acorn TV platforms.
BAFTA Awards: ‘Nomadland’ Dominates, Winning Best Film, Director, Actress and Cinematography
Elsewhere, Anthony Hopkins won leading actor for 'The Father' (which also won adapted screenplay), Daniel Kaluuya claimed best supporting actor and 'Promising Young Woman' won outstanding British film and original screenplay.