French In Motion set up in Los Angeles
Exclusive: French In Motion, a non-profit organization bringing together French and American professionals from the film and television industry, is starting a new chapter in Los Angeles. Headquartered in New York with a branch located in Washington, DC, the organization supports international co-production and cooperation between France and the United States through its partnership with the Gotham Film and Media Institute and has been doing so since 2016. The Foundation also creates an honorary board consisting of talents from the film and television industry Independent whose work and influence extend on both sides of the Atlantic. US-based French filmmakers Matteo Demi and Jean-Stéphane Sauveur joined the board alongside French In Motion founder Natalie Berros.
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Production company MSR Media has appointed Nick Royak as its new vice president of development. Royak has ten years in business, including his duties as Senior Acquisition Manager at Gravitas Ventures, where he has earned more than 200 titles. At MSR, he will focus on developing feature film material for the company as well as taking on internal projects. He will report to Philip Martinez, producer of MSR Media, will also contribute to the company’s strategy and distribution, and will report to Karen Bear, CEO of MSR Media International. “At MSR Media, we pride ourselves on having a closely knit group of exceptionally talented people who lead the company’s production and sales activities, and Nick would be a perfect fit. His creative vision and proven production experience would be an undeniable advantage for us,” said Martinez.
Stephen Coogan, Charlene White and Hugh Kawarchi lead ITV’s song Stephen
Stan and Olli Actor Steve Coogan, Small axCharlene W. White Holby City Superstar Hugh Kawarchi will be the lead ITV follow-up to Paul Greengrass’s 1999 BAFTA-winning drama The Murder of Stephen Lawrence. The three-part series depicts the struggle for justice 13 years after Lawrence died in a racially motivated attack while waiting for a bus in south London. Whyte plays Lawrence’s mother Doreen Lawrence, while Quarshie plays Neville Lawrence after he played him in the original drama. Coogan takes on the role of DCI Clive Driscoll, who led the murder investigation. Steven Produced by Hat Trick Mercurio Television, his production company Personal guard Content creator Jed Mercurio and Hat Trick Productions, the independent team directed by Jimmy Mulville behind Golden Globe winner Matt LeBlanc Episodes. Frank Cottrell Boyce (Hillary and Jackie(And Joe Cottrell Boyce)treasure(They write Stephen, Alrick Riley will direct it)the police). Madonna Baptiste (the stranger) Is the producer, while Greengrass and Mark Redhead – who produced the original drama – serve as executive producers. Mulville and Mercurio are also executive producers.
BBC acquires AMC horror anthology series ‘The Terror’
BBC Two and iPlayer Took Over Season 1 of Terror From AMC Studios International. The 10-part series is based on real events and is a fictional account of Captain Sir John Franklin’s lost journey to the North Pole. the crown Actors Jared Harris and Tobias Menzies are among the stars in the drama, which premiered in 2018. The executive producers are Ridley Scott of Scott Free Productions, along with David Caganic and Soo Hugh.
BBC News shuts down the senior roles
The publications of BBC News Editorial Director Kamal Ahmed, Head of News Production Gavin Allen, and Head of Current Affairs, Joanna Carr, have been closed as part of the BBC News board restructuring. The changes, which will take effect next month, will see the council shrink from 11 leaders to eight. Within this group of eight, a new senior observer for the BBC’s international news services will be appointed. Mary Hockaday, World Service English Controller, will in the meantime fill the role. BBC News director Fran Answorth said the reform would provide more value to audiences and help modernize the broadcaster’s production.