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Covid-19 diaries: Dave Clarke, Elen Rhys, Catrin Honeybill & Eli Lehrer

Jun 04, 2020 00:43:27

NENT Studios UK's Dave Clarke talks about the distributor’s Covid-19 contingency plans and relationship with Nordic streamer Viaplay; S4C's Elen Rhys and Boom Cymru's Catrin Honeybill discuss the making of Lockdown Wedding; and History's Eli Lehrer talks about the impact of production shutdowns and what he is looking for as restrictions ease.

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Covid-19 diaries: Peter Blacker, Vanessa Shapiro and Anke Greifeneder

Jun 03, 2020 00:35:15

NBCUniversal Telemundo exec VP of revenue strategy and innovation Peter Blacker details the US Hispanic outlet's coronavirus response and contribution to new streamer Peacock; former Gaumont exec Vanessa Shapiro talks about launching Nicely Entertainment amid a pandemic; and TNT Germany VP of originals Anke Greifeneder discusses a darkly comic drama commissioned under lockdown.

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Covid-19 diaries: Caroline Torrance, Guy Bisson & Gary R Benz

Jun 02, 2020 00:32:20

Banijay Rights head of scripted Caroline Torrance discusses how the distributor is fending off the pandemic with a slate of dramas from less-affected territories; Ampere Analysis research director Guy Bisson details the US$160bn hit the firm predicts to media and entertainment; and GRB Studios CEO Gary R Benz talks restarting production and an uptick in distribution renewals.

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Covid-19 diaries: Lagardère Studios, CPL Productions and 1+1

Jun 01, 2020 00:31:00

Lagardère Studios Distribution's Emmanuelle Bouilhaguet on how she's getting new titles in front of buyers during the pandemic; CPL Productions' Danielle Lux and Murray Boland on adapting A League of Their Own for the US; and 1+1's Olga Slysarenko and Volodymyr Zavаduik on how they managed to keep the Ukrainian version of The Voice on air amid lockdown.

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Covid-19 diaries: Rian Bester, Jannine Waddell and Anne Roder Botbol

May 28, 2020 00:31:34

Insight TV CEO Rian Bester discusses the 4K broadcaster's renewed focus on acquisitions amid the pandemic; Waddell Media MD Jannine Waddell explains how the firm finished a new wildlife series under lockdown; and Anne Roder Botbol from Never Ending Story details how the Belgian prodco kept one of the nation's longest running gameshows on air.

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Covid-19 diaries: Andy Singer, Greg Sanderson, Simone Haywood and Ana de Moraes

May 27, 2020 00:30:00

Alkemy X’s Andy Singer talks about how the New York prodco completed its latest TLC show as the pandemic hit and the broader impact on the US; Zinc Media’s Greg Sanderson discusses the group’s emergence from UK lockdown; and MultiStory Media’s Simone Haywood and Ana de Moraes on their new Netflix series, plus corona-proof programmes.

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Covid-19 diaries: Marty Adelstein, Kirsty Bell and Tom Brisley

May 26, 2020 00:34:02

Tomorrow Studios CEO Marty Adelstein talks about his new drama Snowpiercer and how his company has been impacted by Covid-19; Goldfinch CEO Kirsty Bell discusses the financier’s fund for UK prodcos, and Arrow Media co-founder and creative director Tom Brisley details how the firm shifted strategy to cope with lockdown.