Jillian Morgan

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Fall film festivals vow to collaborate, not compete, amid COVID-19 challenges

TIFF, Telluride, Venice and New York said they have “moved away from competing” and instead are committing to collaboration.

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Cineflix Productions hires David Casey as head of current

The executive will oversee creative for Cineflix Productions’ factual slate of new and returning series, leading the division’s team of executive producers.

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Love Nature orders Ireland’s Wild Islands from Crossing the Line

The blue-chip series is hosted by Eoin Warner and directed by documentary filmmaker John Murray.

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Media Ranch expands footprint with consultant hires

The producer-distributor has also acquired two unscripted formats from Ireland and optioned two factual formats.

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Tribeca, YouTube partner with global film festivals

The 10-day digital event We Are One: A Global Film Festival will feature free curated programming from the likes of TIFF, Cannes, Berlin and Sundance.

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U.K. indies report $438M in losses, dwindling reserves in Pact survey

The report pegged losses stemming from cancelled or postponed productions at around $4.55 million per company, while 58% said they will scale back on development.

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Cream, Dominic Monaghan ink copro deal for unscripted projects

Under the agreement, Cream Productions will create, develop and produce programming with Monaghan’s production banner.

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Beyond International inks deal for TCB Media Rights

The Australia-based producer acquired TCB from the administrators of the now-collapsed Kew Media Group.

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Netflix creates US$100M fund to support workers

In Canada, Netflix will donate around $1.5 million of that total to the AFC and Fondation des Artistes.

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Cineflix Rights, Curious Films ink first-look deal

Cineflix Media’s U.K. distribution arm will hold the exclusive rights to the prodco’s film slate and drive its global sales.

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Kew Media Distribution ups Graham Begg to SVP post

In the newly created position, Begg will oversee acquisitions for scripted, non-scripted, documentary and factual content, in addition to advising on business development initiatives.

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Kevin MacLellan departs NBCU; domestic and international operations to merge

As part of the shift, NBCUniversal Content Studios Chairman Bonnie Hammer adds International Studios to her purview alongside vice chairman George Cheeks.