BBC Worldwide North America Acquires Award-Winning Director John Boorman’s Final Film Queen And Country
BBC Worldwide North America announced today the acquisition of Queen and Country, the latest film by five-time Academy Award® nominated director and writer John Boorman (Hope and Glory, Excaliber, The General, Deliverance), securing all rights in North America. The film, which Boorman has announced will be his last, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2014 and was acquired after making its North American debut during Film Comment’s special screening at the 52nd New York Film Festival earlier this month. Queen and Country is one of the elite selections for the MoMa Contender 2014, a special screening series to be held in New York during the month of November.
BBC Worldwide has announced sales for two of its key MIPCOM titles. The new paranormal thriller Intruders (8 x 43’) has been snapped up by French telecom operator OCS which will see it air in early 2015. The factual entertainment series Katherine Mills: Mind Games (4 x 50’) has also been bought by Channel Seven in Australia, and TVNZ in New Zealand.
Massive Audio® Inc. today announces their first licensing deal with BBC Worldwide North America for the production of Doctor Who audio products in North America.
AMC Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: AMCX), the global entertainment company behind acclaimed series The Walking Dead, Mad Men, and Rectify, and BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the British Broadcasting Corporation, today announced a new long-term creative partnership bringing together two global brands that are behind some of the most-watched, most celebrated programming on television.
Red Planet Pictures, the acclaimed indie and producer of some of the UK’s most popular dramas, has struck an exclusive development deal with BBC Worldwide that will see the commercial arm of the BBC provide investment, co-production expertise and global market support in return for the first-look on Red Planet’s new content.
BBC America announces new original co-production London Spy starring Ben Whishaw, Academy Award-winning Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling OBE
BBC AMERICA today announced a new original co-production, the five-part miniseries London Spy, created by acclaimed best-selling author Tom Rob Smith (Child 44), co-produced with BBC Two and produced by Working Title Television.
CBeebies star, Mister Maker, from the hit live-action Children’s TV show of the same name will return to Indonesia for the fourth time to entertain pre-schoolers and their carers with a series of Mister Maker Make It shows.
Tatiana Maslany and Ari Millen square off for an explosive new season
NHK and BBC Worldwide announced the signing of a new deal at MIPCOM that they will see both parties co-producing new natural history series, Wild Japan. The deal was announced yesterday, the second day of MIPCOM.
BBC World News presents Australia Direct, a special season of programming that gets under the skin of our vast and fascinating country, to air on the channel across the G20 Summit. Vignettes will also available to watch on BBC.com.
BBC Worldwide has announced today the commission of an original game show format One in a Thousand, co-developed by the BBC’s commercial arm BBC Worldwide, German public service television broadcaster ZDF and the joint venture between BBC Worldwide and ALL3Media Germany Tower Productions.
BBC Worldwide today announced the sale of 500 hours of programmes to key clients in Southeast Asia.
BBC Worldwide acquires Beyoncé and Jay Z concert film “On The Run” and announces pre-sales of Foo Fighters documentary, Sonic Highways to 47 territories ahead of MIPCOM
BBC Worldwide announced today that it has secured the international TV rights to “ON THE RUN” a 1 x 150 HBO concert film of 17-time Grammy winner BEYONCÉ and 19-time Grammy winner JAY Z on their latest tour.
Speaking at the Realscreen London conference today Julie Swanston, VP Commissioning for BBC Worldwide Channels set out her commissioning priorities for the new genre brands BBC Earth and BBC Brit.
Today, BBC Worldwide, together with Honyee Media, production partner for Top Gear China, unveiled the three hosts for the Chinese version of the popular show Top Gear.
BBC Worldwide has signed on to become the official licensing and merchandise agent for the Sooty brand in Australia and New Zealand.