The BBC will build on its growing portfolio of observational documentaries after BBC2 secured hard-won access to British Airways.
Major advertising agencies including Publicis Omnicom are planning to become rivals to GroupM Entertainment by funding TV content, Broadcast understands.
UK chancellor George Osborne’s autumn statement has included a shift to ‘modernising’ the film tax credit, boosting the VFX sector and allocating £5m to the National Film & Television School’s digital village.
French film producer and distributor Studiocanal has acquired a majority stake in Red Production Company as part of its drive to move into the UK.
Former Carnival Films creative director Sally Woodward Gentle has established a drama indie and secured two developments from the BBC.
Channel 5 has unveiled a wideranging raft of commissions including two series about death and a romance strand.
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