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  • Shooting in safety
    Arrow Media’s Nick Metcalfe and Lucie Rideout talk through the challenges they faced of producing under Covid-19 restrictions.
  • Age of discovery
    Adam Woodgate at Dubit looks at why YouTube is now more influential than TV ads and has overtaken TV in the US when it comes to discovering kids' content.
  • Magnetic property
    Series that hook into viewers’ obsession with their homes are here to stay but could look quite different after the pandemic, suggests an expert panel.
  • A year of two halves
    A year on from Sky Studios’ launch, the company’s big ambitions haven't been tempered by the pandemic, despite it preparing for a second wave of Covid-19.
  • Davie's to-do list
    The BBC’s new director general, Tim Davie, needs to be bold, argues former BBC News chief Roger Mosey.
  • Enduring Sex appeal
    M&A advisor Tom Manwaring believes the value of producers aligned with the likes of Netflix has not been diminished by the pandemic.
  • Better safe than sorry
    How new working methods in the UK have begun to get programmes back into production.
  • Doc/Fest insights pt2
    In part two of our round-up of UK buyer shopping lists from Sheffield Doc/Fest, we hear from Channel 4's Danny Horan and Channel 5's Guy Davies.
  • Fixing our morale
    The Repair Shop has moved from daytime to primetime – a shift the BBC's Clare Sillery says will be a common Covid coping mechanism. Host Jay Blades discusses the series.
  • The CMC scene
    The Children's Media Conference saw buyers outline how the pandemic and Black Lives Matter movement are shaping their shopping lists.
  • Doc/Fest insights pt1
    In our round-up of UK buyer shopping lists from Sheffield Doc/Fest, we hear from Clare Sillery at the BBC and Satmohan Panesar at ITV.
  • Building Embankment
    UK feature film financing and distribution specialist Embankment Films is pushing its ‘conversion’ strategy into feature documentaries.
  • Back to the future
    With the launch of NBCUniversal’s Peacock following HBO Max, Disney+ and others, what was once the future for TV has now well and truly arrived.
  • In search of paradise
    Spanish pay TV operator Movistar+ and The Mediapro Studio are teaming up for Paraíso, an ambitious youth-skewing drama set in the 1990s.
  • TV's adultification issue
    The opening session of CMC highlighted the role TV plays in sustaining the harmful idea that black children are less innocent than their white peers.
  • Beware who's watching
    Netflix hit Don’t F*** With Cats poses an interesting question to true crime broadcasters and producers: does their work risk inspiring the very horrors it depicts?
  • Online shopping
    Vuulr's Ian McKee explains how the Content Market LIVE! initiative taking place in partnership with C21 will help buyers and sellers.
  • Past pandemic peak
    The spike in consumption seen by SVoD services in the early stages of Covid-19 may have passed, according to two new reports.
  • Personal and provocative
    Michaela Coel’s drama I May Destroy You is certainly provoking audiences. She reveals why what she calls her ‘vomit drafts’ have a life of their own.
  • Garvie's golden year
    International Formats Gold Award recipient Wayne Garvie reflects on his career and the direction unscripted could take.

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  • A year of two halves A year on from Sky Studios’ launch, the company’s big ambitions haven't been tempered by the pandemic, despite it preparing for a second wave of Covid-19.
  • Davie's to-do list The BBC’s new director general, Tim Davie, needs to be bold, argues former BBC News chief Roger Mosey.
  • Enduring Sex appeal M&A advisor Tom Manwaring believes the value of producers aligned with the likes of Netflix has not been diminished by the pandemic.
  • Better safe than sorry How new working methods in the UK have begun to get programmes back into production.
  • Doc/Fest insights pt2 In part two of our round-up of UK buyer shopping lists from Sheffield Doc/Fest, we hear from Channel 4's Danny Horan and Channel 5's Guy Davies.
  • The CMC scene The Children's Media Conference saw buyers outline how the pandemic and Black Lives Matter movement are shaping their shopping lists.
  • Doc/Fest insights pt1 In our round-up of UK buyer shopping lists from Sheffield Doc/Fest, we hear from Clare Sillery at the BBC and Satmohan Panesar at ITV.
  • Building Embankment UK feature film financing and distribution specialist Embankment Films is pushing its ‘conversion’ strategy into feature documentaries.
  • Back to the future With the launch of NBCUniversal’s Peacock following HBO Max, Disney+ and others, what was once the future for TV has now well and truly arrived.
  • In search of paradise Spanish pay TV operator Movistar+ and The Mediapro Studio are teaming up for Paraíso, an ambitious youth-skewing drama set in the 1990s.