Schedule of TV screenings in London; 2nd Largest Netflix TV Group in Europe – Deadline

London TV screening schedule announced
London TV screenings became official last year, and organizers have now announced the virtual schedule for this year’s event, which runs March 1-12. Here’s the schedule: Banijay Rights (March 3), All3Media International (March 4), Fremantle (March 5), eOne (March 9), ITV Studios (March 10). The screenings will follow the BBC Studios Showcase, which is scheduled to take place online from February 22-24. The annual gathering in Liverpool was the springboard for the informal London TV screenings, which were organized as a coordinated but disparate set of events for some time.

Netflix becomes the second largest television group in Europe
Netflix became Europe’s second-largest television group by revenue last year, according to a study by Ampere Analysis. The analyst said Netflix overtook Germany’s ARD and was second only to Comcast’s Sky. Tony Maroulis, Senior Analyst at Ampere Analysis, said: “It would appear that there is no limit to Netflix’s meteoric rise, as it contributes a larger chunk of audiovisual revenue. In 2020, Netflix alone accounted for over 6% of all European television revenue. “

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NENT Studios UK and Dopamine fund unscripted shows
NENT Studios UK and Mexican company Dopamine team up to fund unscripted shows in Britain. They want to work with producers who can deliver creative, cost-effective, and Covid-compatible programming, with an emphasis on male-oriented material and formatted female-focused shows. NENT Studios UK Vice President of Acquisitions Mette Kanne-Behrendsen oversees the project. NENT Studios UK and Dopamine previously collaborated to fund scripted content, which culminated in the Viaplay / Channel 4 psychological thriller Near me, which stars Connie Nielsen and Christopher Eccleston.

Glasgow FF to open with ‘Minari’
The Glasgow Film Festival 2021, from February 24 to March 7, will host six world premieres, two European premieres and 49 UK premieres. The festival will take place online due to the ongoing pandemic, with the event using its own dedicated Glasgow Film At Home platform. Autobiographical drama by Lee Isaac Chung Minari will open the festival, with the first feature film by Suzanne Lindon Spring blossom closing. An industry program will also run from March 1-6, and the list of industry events will be announced on February 9.

Pact appoints vice-president
UK producer trade organization Pact has appointed Jane Muirhead, co-founder of Raise the Roof Productions, as vice-chair. She currently sits on the Pact Council and co-chairs the Scottish TV Working Group. Muirhead will serve a two-year term and his appointment follows his appointment following his election as President of See-Saw Films, Hakan Kousetta. Commenting on Muirhead’s appointment, Kousetta said, “Not only is she an incredibly respected producer, but she has proven to be a fantastic contributor to the work of the Pact Council.”

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