Category Archives: Business

  • Variety – Terry Pratchett’s ‘The Amazing Maurice’ to Be Turned Into Animated Film (EXCLUSIVE)

    By STEWART CLARKE Terry Pratchett’s “The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents” is set to become the first of the much-loved author’s books to be adapted as an animated movie. The Discworld novel, the 28th in the series and the first for children, has been optioned by Germany-based Ulysses Filmproduktion, which will make the film alongside […]

  • Media Tech Partners Launches in UK and New Zealand

    James Sweetbaum, Andrew Baker and Roger Shakes have joined forces to establish Media Tech Partners. Our combined global experience enables us to provide a unique consultancy offering in the technology innovation space, where ideas content and media converge.  We work with clients to navigate and exploit the opportunities in this ever evolving ecosystem. ​ Media […]

  • Creative Scotland Announces £3m Fund to Boost Television Production

    £3million fund to boost television production announced New Screen Scotland brand revealed Film and TV production spend figures in Scotland highest ever Today, on the eve of the Edinburgh TV Festival, Creative Scotland announces the launch of a new £3 million fund for broadcast content and reveals the new identity for Screen Scotland, the partnership that will drive […]

  • Kidscave Entertainment Launches

    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 addition to Andrew and Ed, the company has […]

  • Andrew Baker joins Drive Board

    DRIVE HIRES ANDREW BAKER AS NON EXEC DIRECTOR  Drive, the co-production and deficit financing company, announces today that Andrew Baker is joining the company as a non executive director with immediate effect. Baker will be working with Drive in a strategic and advisory capacity, to help to grow the business in the UK and internationally. […]

  • 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, […]