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Hugo Boss and NM Productions shoot commercial in Dubai

Hugo Boss and NM Productions shoot commercial in Dubai

Written by Joe Jackson on May 16, 2022. Posted in On Location

NM Productions were commissioned by Hugo Boss for a spot in Dubai. The team produced this commercial for the brand’s latest Watches & Jewellery campaign. Created at the height of the pandemic, the shoot in Dubai took place over four days (and included a night shoot). Directorial duo We Are Animal from NM Productions worked on the project with creative agency Triptyque.

Kids programmes HOW and The Makery filmed at Bristol's Bottle Yard Studios

Kids programmes HOW and The Makery filmed at Bristol's Bottle Yard Studios

Written by Joe Jackson on May 13, 2022. Posted in Production News

A new series of CITV’s kids factual series HOW is now airing after filming at Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios in January and February earlier this year. The popular show for children began over fifty years ago, returning to screens with a rebooted version in 2020. Kent-based production company Terrific Television were already familiar with the West of England’s biggest filming facility, basing at Bottle Yard Studios to shoot another youth series - The Makery - for Sky Kids.

BFI unveils events programme for Cannes 2022's UK Pavilion

BFI unveils events programme for Cannes 2022's UK Pavilion

Written by Joe Jackson on May 12, 2022. Posted in Awards and Festivals

The BFI has revealed a line-up of industry events at Cannes Film Festival’s UK Pavilion. Several of these events are set to be hosted by directors Mark Jenkin, Charlotte Wells and Joseph Pierce, who have work premiering in the festival’s Official Selection category. There will also be discussion events with leading international industry players, addressing urgent issues for the industry globally. All of the events are open to festival and market delegates alongside press members attending the festival. 

Channel 4 and Youtube forge new advertising and content partnership

Channel 4 and Youtube forge new advertising and content partnership

Written by Joe Jackson on May 12, 2022. Posted in General Interest

Channel 4 is set to make around 1,000 hours worth of programmes available on YouTube in the UK. Selected programmes include: 8 Out Of 10 Cats, SAS: Who Dares Wins, Nikki Grahame: Who Is She?, Location, Location, Location, and Gemma Collins: Self-Harm and Me. This move will allow Channel 4 to sell its own advertising around the shows. The partnership marks the first deal of its kind across the UK and Europe.

Cannes Film Festival returns in May for 75th Anniversary

Cannes Film Festival returns in May for 75th Anniversary

Written by Joe Jackson on May 11, 2022. Posted in Awards and Festivals

Cannes Film Festival is back in its traditional May slot after two years of disruption. Attendance figures for Cannes’s 75th Anniversary are expected to reach pre-pandemic levels, hitting between 30,000 and 35,000 accredited guests in comparison to 20,000 at last year’s July edition. While the 2021 festival included over 80 titles in its Official Selection category, 2022’s line-up currently stands at just under 70 films. Previous Palme D’Or Winners are in contention for this year’s top prize, alongside a host of familiar - and surprise - names across the international filmmaking community.  

ADVERTORIAL: RVK Studios - shooting in Iceland

ADVERTORIAL: RVK Studios - shooting in Iceland

Written by Joe Jackson on May 11, 2022. Posted in General Interest

RVK Studios is the owner of the biggest studio in Iceland, with 3 stages. We offer a full range of production service for TV shows, films, documentaries, commercials and much more! Our experienced team is available to assist on everything from location scouting to post-production services.

Sean Bean, Jodie Comer and Big Zuu shine at BAFTA TV Awards 2022

Sean Bean, Jodie Comer and Big Zuu shine at BAFTA TV Awards 2022

Written by Joe Jackson on May 10, 2022. Posted in Awards and Festivals

BAFTA has announced the winners of the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards. The ceremony celebrated and rewarded the very best programmes and performances of 2021. Richard Ayoade hosted proceedings at the Royal Festival Hall on London’s Southbank, and George Ezra serenaded attendees with a red carpet performance. The guest list of British stars include Olivia Colman, Mo Gilligan, Olly Alexander, Steve McQueen and many more.

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