2014

Yearly Archives

  • Made in Movember

    Well, finally after many years of threatening, its finally happened….. I’ve signed up for Movember!!!!My dad has always had a fine Mo, see below, and he would not be the same without it, but Ive never quite gotten around to having a go myself. Being the only male in a house of ladies does tend […]

  • KidsCave Entertainment Launches!

    Leaving the Man Cave – Launch of KidsCave Entertainment!  KidsCave Entertainment announced its launch today, as a new UK based kids production company. Founded by ex Rights TV founder and MD Andrew Baker, and award winning animation producer and director Ed Bignell, KidsCave is already developing a range of projects in animation and live action. In […]

  • Children’s Media Conference 2-4 July 2014

    Andrew will be attending the Children’s Media Conference again this year and will be a speaker on the Pitching It Workshop on Wednesday afternoon. The Children’s Media Conference is the only gathering in the UK for everyone involved in developing, producing and distributing content to kids – on all platforms. Delegates come from TV, interactive […]

  • Bloodhound SSC

    Andrew appointed as General Counsel for the Bloodhound Project – the World Land Speed Record Attempt Faster than a Speeding Bullet…the Bloodhound Super Sonic Car is aiming to hit 800 mph in 2015 and then go back in 2016 and reach an amazing 1,000 miles per hour! Andrew Baker has been appointed as General Counsel […]

  • Borat and Business Affairs

    Media Law Module: Business Affairs @ Derry Law School

    Despite the cold and the rain (and snow??) the welcome in Derry this weekend was decidedly warm and sunny – as I attended as a Visiting Professor for the International Media and Entertainment law course at the Law School of the University of Ulster. The visit started well – with an evening screening of Borat […]

  • Risky Business of Apps

    Conan Doyle would have been in the App business. He published the wildly popular Sherlock Holmes stories, not as novels but as serials in The Strand magazine, it’s one of the reasons why Sherlock works so well on TV, it was written in episodes, with cliff hangers, series arcs and carriage chases built in. But Doyle […]

  • Independent TV Financing in the Digital Age: Who’s In?

    In recent years there has been a proliferation of Netflix, Hulu, YouTube/Google, Amazon and other digital distribution platforms. Netflix alone has over 36 million streaming members worldwide, and internet goliaths like Amazon, Hulu and YouTube/Google are ramping up their own subscription streaming services. Each subscriber pays a yearly or monthly subscription fee to stream content, […]