As ad revenues have dropped on free-to-air channels around the world, the number of hours devoted to drama have been cut. However, not all types of drama have suffered equally.
U.K. distrib Optimum Releasing, which is owned by pan-European film group StudioCanal, announced Thursday that it had acquired nine pics covering a wide variety of genres and styles.
Icon has inked an exclusive first-look deal with thesp-scribe-helmer-producer Noel Clarke.
U.K. film group Icon, which is owned by Len Blavatnik's U.S.-based company Access Industries, has inked an exclusive first-look deal with thesp-scribe-helmer-producer Noel Clarke, winner of the 2009…
The U.K. Film Council has launched a £15 million ($23 million) annual fund to help kickstart local pics, as part of a new three-year plan.
Sales company The Works Intl. is ramping up its activity in the TV biz.
International film sales and financing group Intandem Films has restructured its finances to repay loans and fund expansion.
London-based WestEnd Films has nabbed exclusive international rights to a package of Woody Allen pics.
Lionsgate U.K. has added three Nu Image pics to its 2011 slate.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has set the date for next year's film awards as Feb. 13.