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  • Sticking to the script pt1
    TVA's Simon Vyvyan continues his exploration of deal-making in the scripted space with a look at script agreements.
  • Globo alliances
    Brazilian broadcaster Globo is eyeing international expansion of everything from programme sales to its streaming service, and believes collaboration key.
  • On the side of caution
    BEYOND 2020: Media investor Bruce Tuchman warns against complacency in 2021 and identifies a space that continues to be overlooked by the industry.
  • A Sunny disposition
    Media IM, distributor of globetrotting preschool toon Sunny Bunnies, is on the hunt for more IP to take around the world.
  • Back to the beach
    Unscripted buyers, sellers and producers discussed development costs, reviving classic formats and strategies for 2021 at the digital Natpe Miami.
  • In bullish mood
    BEYOND 2020: Continuing C21’s focus on the year ahead, we hear from leading factual producers and distributors.
  • Up and showrunning
    Simon Vyvyan of consultancy TVA kicks off a series of articles arguing the US-style showrunner model is taking over in the UK.
  • Zoom at the top
    BEYOND 2020: Looking back on an eventful 2020 for the industry, we asked high-profile execs which changes are likely to be temporary and which will last into 2021.
  • A sistery look at history
    Mary & Flo: On the Go!, a children's spin-off to Canadian detective series Frankie Drake Mysteries, aims to inspire the innovators of tomorrow.
  • Surviving and thriving
    BEYOND 2020: Continuing C21's focus on the year ahead, we hear from leading unscripted producers and distributors about their strategies.
  • Pause for thought
    BEYOND 2020: C21 editor-in-chief David Jenkinson kicks off a series of articles highlighting the imperatives for 2021 as the world aims to effect positive change.
  • The non-fiction Netflix?
    Discovery is finally entering the global streaming market. Can Discovery+ succeed in such a crowded space?
  • Cabins fever
    ITV Studios’ Mike Beale and Liz Gaskell and Michael Mannes of 12 Yard Productions discuss adapting Dutch format Let Love Rule in the UK.
  • Ooh Roger Palmer
    Little Dot Studios co-founder Andy Taylor died of cancer last month. His friend and former business partner, Jason George, pays tribute to this pioneer of the UK digital media scene.
  • What Brexit means
    As well as another nationwide lockdown, the new year has ushered in the Brexit era. Jeremy Roberts of media law firm Sheridans outlines its expected impact.
  • Starting afresh
    Caitlin McGivern and Sarah Lazarides at media law firm Harbottle & Lewis offer their takeaways from the UK’s scheme aimed at restarting production under Covid-19.
  • End of the Kew
    Former TCB Media Rights CEO Paul Heaney looks back at the collapse of Kew Media and talks about this new venture, BossaNova Media.
  • A Frantic year
    Jamie Brown of Frantic Films discusses taking his prodco independent again and coming up with a new season of Baroness Von Sketch Show.
  • Latest developments
    UK drama indie Synchronicity Films’ Deanne Cunningham reveals how development has been impacted by the pandemic.
  • Back to the future
    Research by AVoD business WildBrain Spark shows how lockdown accelerated the trend for family co-viewing on ad-supported platforms.

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  • The non-fiction Netflix? Discovery is finally entering the global streaming market. Can Discovery+ succeed in such a crowded space?
  • Cabins fever ITV Studios’ Mike Beale and Liz Gaskell and Michael Mannes of 12 Yard Productions discuss adapting Dutch format Let Love Rule in the UK.
  • Ooh Roger Palmer Little Dot Studios co-founder Andy Taylor died of cancer last month. His friend and former business partner, Jason George, pays tribute to this pioneer of the UK digital media scene.
  • What Brexit means As well as another nationwide lockdown, the new year has ushered in the Brexit era. Jeremy Roberts of media law firm Sheridans outlines its expected impact.
  • Starting afresh Caitlin McGivern and Sarah Lazarides at media law firm Harbottle & Lewis offer their takeaways from the UK’s scheme aimed at restarting production under Covid-19.
  • End of the Kew Former TCB Media Rights CEO Paul Heaney looks back at the collapse of Kew Media and talks about this new venture, BossaNova Media.
  • A Frantic year Jamie Brown of Frantic Films discusses taking his prodco independent again and coming up with a new season of Baroness Von Sketch Show.
  • Latest developments UK drama indie Synchronicity Films’ Deanne Cunningham reveals how development has been impacted by the pandemic.
  • Back to the future Research by AVoD business WildBrain Spark shows how lockdown accelerated the trend for family co-viewing on ad-supported platforms.
  • An epic opportunity A lack of US drama production caused by Covid-19 means European producers can take on their transatlantic rivals with content of similar scale.