ZDF Studios Secures Global Distribution Rights for Turbokultur’s Major New Drama ‘The Zweiflers’

Featuring an all-star international cast, the six-parter is produced by Berlin-based Turbokultur in co-production with ARD Degeto Film and Hessischer Rundfunk for ARD and was suppo... More

Sohonet Chats with Brandon Schaafsma, Co-founder and Head of Production at Herne Hill Media

Brandon Schaafsma, co-founder and head of production at Herne Hill Media on kickstarting a VFX studio mid-pandemic to cutting through the noise in tool choices and optimising remot... More

Hallmark Plans Upfront ‘Experiences’ for Advertisers, Media Buyers (Next TV)

The experiences will take place from April 2 to April 11 and take place at locations including a private tour and cocktail party at one of New York’s most iconic venues, entertai... More

DGA Awards: Christopher Nolan Takes Top Honor for ‘Oppenheimer’ (THR)

Christopher Nolan took home the top prize at the Directors Guild of America Awards on Saturday night, earning his first DGA Award for the historical epic Oppenheimer. Past Lives di... More

A Closer Look at Keywords Studios in Japan

Guillaume Hansali, Country Manager for Japan at Keywords Studios, chats about Keywords in Tokyo, their vision for the future and offers tips for developers seeking to access the Ja... More

Globo Takes Globoplay Originals Releases to the Berlinale (TTV)

Globo will be present at the Berlinale, one of the biggest events in the European audiovisual industry, with its main releases. Globoplay Originals such as The End, The Brazilian M... More

ZDF Studios, China Media Group to Co-produce New, Two-part Documentary Focused on ‘Time’

ZDF Studios and Film, Drama and Documentary Programming Center of China Media Group have announced their first ever co-production partnership, an ambitious two-part documentary on ... More

ACE’s Seth MacFarlane and Tom Costantino Know ClearView Flex is Pure Logic for ‘TED’ (LBB)

The efficiencies of ClearView Flex make remote editorial and visual effects collaboration easy, instant and accessible for the highly regarded creatives. Lead editor and co-produce... More

Sinclair Accelerates Newsgathering With Avid, Sony and Marquis (TV Tech)

This new approach integrates Avid MediaCentral, Sony Electronics’ C3 Portal gateway service and Marquis software and leverages 5G networks to reduce connectivity costs while enri... More

Florida Panthers Teams with EditShare for Production Workflows

Florida Panthers, the NHL ice hockey team based in the Greater Miami area, has transformed its production workflows with the adoption of storage systems and management tools from E... More

How De-aging Technology is Changing Hollywood, the Future of Filmmaking (Respeecher Blog)

Characters in movies and TV series live according to particular laws of space and time. When the audience is shown a scene from the hero's childhood, the director normally casts a ... More

ZDF Studios Announces a Third Season for ‘Just Animals’ Wildlife Series (Senal News)

The production of its latest season has just concluded. It will consist of 10 episodes, each lasting 50 minutes. It will be distributed globally by ZDF Studios and produced by Wild... More

ZDF Studios Reveals Highlights in Childrens’ Productions for Early 2024

ZDF Studios’ Junior department has announced the first programme launches and upcoming highlights for early 2024. (more…)... More

ITV Studios and Fusebox Renew Deal for ‘Love Island The Game’

ITV Studios and Fusebox Games announced a renewed deal to expand the mobile game Love Island The Game for another three years. With over 25 million downloads worldwide, the game ha... More

The Growing Demand for Captions and Subtitles in Today’s Media Landscape (VITAC Blog)

Though there are many reasons for this increase in caption viewing – advances in technology, societal expectations, changes in the way programs are broadcast, simple viewing pref... More

LucidLink, Projective Technology Integration Enables Cloud Post-Production at Scale

Real-time collaboration specialist LucidLink and post-production workflow firm Projective Technology have announced a strategic partnership that enhances cloud-based post-productio... More

Ampere: Content Spend to Grow 2% in 2024 (BTN)

As broadcasters and streaming services revive postponed productions a steady flow of content is expected to push global content into mild growth. Ampere’s forecasts estimate that... More

ZDF Studios Commissions First Major Factual Series From Canadian Indie Go Button Media

The highly respected German producer/distributor has commissioned its first major factual series from the Canadian indie and will also be responsible for its global distribution (e... More

Ampere: ‘Abrupt’ End for Peak TV (WorldScreen)

Between the Hollywood strikes and a broader commissioning downturn, U.S. scripted series releases plunged in 2023 to 481, below the Covid-hit 2020 number of 510 and down considerab... More

Could 2024 be the Biggest Year Yet for Animation? (The Quorum Blog)

This year animation has the chance to rule the roost. No fewer than six upcoming films have the chance to end the year in the top 10, which has only happened once (in 2016) over th... More

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