Global Bulletin

Sky Studios Elstree Taps Noel Tovey as Managing Director – Global Bulletin

NEW HIRES Sky Studios Elstree, which will open later this year, has named Leavesden Studios sales VP Noel Tovey as managing director. Tovey (pictured above) has also previously…

Frances McDormand, Joel Coen to Deliver Masterclasses at Ponta Lopud Festival – Global Bulletin

FESTIVAL The second edition of the Ponta Lopud Festival (June 22-27) on the island of Lopud, near Dubrovnik, Croatia, will feature masterclasses from Oscar winners Frances McDormand and…

‘Nanny McPhee’ Director Kirk Jones to Take on Trump in Drama Series ‘You’ve Been Trumped’ – Global Bulletin

“Nanny McPhee” director Kirk Jones is set to take on Donald Trump in his first television series, “You’ve Been Trumped.” The drama, based on Anthony Baxter’s 2011 documentary,…

BBC Studios, ZEE5 Global Team on ‘Press’ Adaptation ‘The Broken News’ – Global Bulletin

STREAMING South Asian focused streamer ZEE5 Global and BBC Studios India have partnered to create a slate of Hindi-language originals across genres, commencing with series “The Broken News,”…

BBC, Channel 4 Commit to 50% Women Directors for Documentaries – Global Bulletin

REPRESENTATION BBC Documentaries, Channel 4 Documentaries, Specialist Factual and Current Affairs and independent production companies, Gold Star Productions, ie ie Productions, Lambent Productions, Middlechild, Mindhouse and Yeti Media…

Dionne Warwick Leads TikTok, U.N. Campaign for Ukraine Refugees – Global Bulletin

CAMPAIGN UNHCR, the U.N. Refugee Agency, and TikTok have teamed for a music campaign promoting solidarity with refugees from Ukraine and beyond. The campaign begins with #TheWorldNeeds, a…

Elon Musk Documentary Coming to the BBC – Global Bulletin

The richest man in the world is the subject of a new documentary series commissioned by the BBC. “The Elon Musk Show” (working title) will speak to the…

Major Hollywood Film to Kick Off U.K.’s New Wycombe Film Studios – Global Bulletin

STUDIOS Stage Fifty‘s Wycombe Film Studios, a new eight-stage 295,000 sq ft boutique studio, will kick off with a major Hollywood feature film that will start shooting in…

Endeavor Content’s The Story Company Rebrands, Expands Management Team – Global Bulletin

REBRANDING Endeavor Content‘s U.K.-based content studio The Story Company, which was launched in 2021, has rebranded as The Story Collective and made three senior hires. Former ITV Studios…

Michael Sheen, Tom Odell, Ray Panthaki Join TEDxSoho Lineup – Global Bulletin

TALK Emmy-nominated Michael Sheen (“Good Omens”) will join the upcoming TEDxSoho talk on May 30 at London’s Cambridge Theatre virtually via a pre-recorded session. The event will also…

Netflix Teams With Indian Government for Short Video Initiative Celebrating Extraordinary Women – Global Bulletin

STREAMING As India celebrates 75 years of independence, Netflix and the country’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, have partnered to honor real-life stories of extraordinary women through a…

‘Good Luck to You, Leo Grande’ to Open Sundance London – Global Bulletin

FESTIVALS The U.K. premiere of “Good Luck To You, Leo Grande,” directed by Sophie Hyde, will open this year’s Sundance London (June 9-12), with lead actors Emma Thompson…