All articles by Ann-Marie

  • cyber security
    Features

    Cyber Security: Protect your assets

    2017-09-25T14:46:00Z

    Industry concern over cyber security has accelerated in recent months, following a series of hacks and the leaking of high-profile TV shows.

  • Thunderbirds are Go
    News

    CITV shake-up in spotlight

    2017-02-03T11:13:00Z

    The loss of a dedicated children’s commissioner in last year’s restructure is a concern for producers in the genre, but ITV insists it’s business as usual.

  • Diversity
    Features

    Levelling the playing field

    2016-11-24T07:40:00Z

    The training available to those from under-represented groups

  • Animals That Look Like Pokémon
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    Making a splash online

    2016-10-06T07:19:00Z

    With younger viewers hard to reach via traditional linear TV, Ann-Marie Corvin explores how natural history producers are embracing new platforms, technology and content

  • Features

    UK Animation: international perspectives

    2016-04-15T11:53:00Z

    As part of a three-day ‘Boris tour’ organised by Film London an international delegation of animation experts dropped in at the UKTI-supported CMC Animation Exchange event in London. In this two parter, we reveal what the execs thought of the UK market, government funding and international

  • round-table-digital-video
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    Digital Video: adjusting to a digital future

    2016-04-14T12:08:00Z

    As video-on-demand and catch-up become destinations in their own right, five leading digital experts debate how this development will affect broadcasters. Ann-Marie Corvin reports

  • Animation Exchange
    Features

    UK Animation: International perspectives

    2016-04-01T12:36:00Z

    As part of a three-day tour organised by Film London, an international delegation of animation experts dropped in to the CMC Animation Exchange in London. In the first of a two-part feature, Broadcast reveals what the visiting executives thought of the UK market, government funding and

  • Oli Hyatt
    News

    Animation UK eyes trade body status

    2016-03-16T13:09:00Z

    Animation UK chair Oli Hyatt is stepping down from the organisation he co-founded to enable it to transform into a fully-fledged trade body.

  • My Beautiful Broken Brain
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    OutpostVFX founder on growing business outside of London

    2016-03-11T09:41:00Z

    By moving out of London, investing in new talent and pioneering free software Bournemouth-based OutpostVFX is attracting a range of US indies.

  • Chewing Gum
    Features

    Diamond: the indie verdict

    2016-03-03T12:31:00Z

    The latest industry diversity initiative is piling pressure on indies already juggling broadcasters’ targets, reveals Broadcast’s Indie Survey

  • Cupcake-Girls
    News

    Canadians on hunt for UK co-pros

    2016-03-03T10:28:00Z

    Canadian producers are looking to ramp up the number of non-scripted co-productions they develop with British indies.

  • Features

    BBCW's Paul Dempsey on Sherlock and Top Gear's global plans

    2016-02-19T10:18:00Z

    BBC Worldwide is the largest TV distributor outside of the US. President of global markets Paul Dempsey discusses the global challenges for the firm and talks about the international success of shows including Sherlock and Top Gear.

  • Photo by Cesare De Giglio
    Features

    Shakespeare Lives 2016: exporting the bard

    2016-02-05T13:11:00Z

    As part of its Shakespeare Lives 2016 project the British Council plans to export 18 of the bard’s UK-produced films to 110 countries, including a Kurdish refugee camp in Iraq. Briony Hanson, director of film, British Council explains more…

  • Kidscreen
    Features

    Kidscreen 2016: Welcome to Miami

    2016-02-01T09:15:00Z

    Greg Childs, editorial director of the Children’s Media Conference (CMC), is leading a UKTI-backed delegation to the Kidscreen Summit in Miami on 8 February. Broadcast asked him about what to expect

  • Fab Fashionistas
    News

    International buyers seek 'well-being' & crime formats

    2015-12-18T12:29:00Z

    International buyers at UKTI and Indielab’s Meet the International Broadcasters event last week were searching for crime, health and fixed-rig programming - with backing from the likes of Netflix now seen as an added opportunity.

  • Features

    2015 Review: children's TV round-up

    2015-12-10T07:37:00Z

    Classic show revivals and the rise of Amazon and Netflix gave children’s TV a boost as charter renewal and Ofcom’s PSB review put the genre under the spotlight.

  • voice
    Features

    The hunt for the next big entertainment formats

    2015-01-15T10:30:00Z

    Co-development and keeping it local could be the answer

  • Dave ident
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    Dave brand gets 'shave and a haircut'

    2014-04-28T12:23:00Z

    UKTV free-to-air channel Dave has refreshed its channel identity for the first time since its launch seven years ago, with 40 new idents and a range of quirky visuals.

  • Ali Johnson
    Features

    Ali Johnson, Audio Network

    2014-03-13T09:22:00Z

    As using commercial music becomes easier, Ann-Marie Corvin discovers why production scores remain important

  • Peaky Blinders
    News

    Content strikes Caryn Mandabach deal

    2014-03-11T09:24:00Z

    Distributor Content Media Corporation has struck a first look deal with Peaky Blinders producer Caryn Mandabach Productions.