Global Bulletin

Sally Hawkins Narrates Julia Donaldson’s ‘The Smeds and the Smoos’ in First Trailer – Global Bulletin

TRAILER Oscar nominee Sally Hawkins can be heard narrating “The Smeds and the Smoos,” the upcoming BBC adaptation of the book of the same name by beloved children’s…

ITV Makes Drama Commissioning Appointments – Global Bulletin

ITV MAKES DRAMA APPOINTMENTS Helen Ziegler has been appointed as U.K. broadcaster ITV’s senior commissioning editor. She will take up the role at ITV Drama in January 2024,…

Catherine Martin to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award – Global Bulletin

CATHERINE MARTIN TO RECEIVE ANOTHER AWARD Costume, production and set designer and producer Catherine Martin will be honored for her outstanding global contribution and influence on film, with the Australian…

Film and TV Charity Launches Behind The Scenes Week – Global Bulletin

CELEBRATION The Film and TV Charity is launching a campaign to celebrate those working behind the scenes in film and TV. The charity has designated Nov. 28-Dec. 2…

Warner Bros. Discovery Makes Western Pacific Appointments – Global Bulletin

WEST PACIFIC EXECUTIVE ROLES As the post-merger restructuring continues, Warner Bros. Discovery has appointed Gillian Zhao as president of its China operations. Tony Qiu is appointed SVP head…

Berlin’s European Shooting Stars Jury Unveiled – Global Bulletin

JURY DUTY The jury for the 2023 edition of European Shooting Stars has been unveiled and it includes internationally-recognized directors, producers and actors as well as one of…

Ukraine Producers to Receive Eurimages Prize at European Film Awards – Global Bulletin

EURO-UKRAINIAN CO-PRODUCTION SOLIDARITY The Eurimages Co-production Award, presented as part of the annual European Film Awards, will this year be awarded to all the film producers of war-torn…

Women in Film and Television International Appoints Susan Liddy as New President – Global Bulletin

Women in Film and Television International has appointed Dr. Susan Liddy as its new president. The former chair of Women in Film and Television Ireland will step into…

Fremantle’s ‘Rock Island Mysteries’ Signed up for Second Season by Nickelodeon, Network 10 – Global Bulletin

ROCK ISLAND RETURNS Production is now under way at the Pinnacle Studios in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia on the second season of Network 10 and Nickelodeon kids’ mystery adventure…

Miike Takashi Series Ready to ‘Connect’ – Global Bulletin

CONNECTIONS MADE Korean-made thriller series “Connect” will upload to the Disney+ streaming service from Dec. 7, it was announced on Tuesday. The six-part chiller was produced by Studio…

Intermission Launches Funds for Short Films – Global Bulletin

NEW FUNDS FOR SHORTS U.K.-based creative agency, Intermission Film has announced the launch of Next Up The Intermission Short Film Fund, a new fund offering filmmakers the opportunity…

Singapore Film Festival Adds Transgender Biopic ‘Baby Queen’ in Showcase Slot – Global Bulletin

OH BABY The Singapore International Film Festival (Nov. 24- Dec. 4, 2022) has added R21 rated biographical film “Baby Queen” to its lineup. The screening will also anchor…