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Malory Towers returns for fifth season 

Malory Towers returns for fifth season 

Written by Kianna Best on Jun 14, 2024. Posted in Production News

Enid Blyton adaptive series Malory Towers is set to premiere its fifth season across CBBC and BBC iPlayer this week. Unlike series’ one through four, the upcoming fifth series shot at The Bottle Yard Studios and on location in the South West of England from early August to September 2023. The children’s drama is produced by King Bert Productions.

Relentless energy drink opens the doors for creatives in new Freeform Forum commercial

Relentless energy drink opens the doors for creatives in new Freeform Forum commercial

Written by Kianna Best on Jun 13, 2024. Posted in Production News

Relentless energy drink has announced the return of their three month mentorship programme “made for creative disruptors by creative disruptors”. To promote the Freeform Forum, the company enlisted the help of film production and artist management company Torriano Group with direction from Billy King. The commercial features programme mentors music artist Ants Live, photographer AZ, film director Troy Roscoe, and DJ Sherelle.

Advertorial: Mandarin Media- crafting your vision with expertise

Advertorial: Mandarin Media- crafting your vision with expertise

Written by Kianna Best on Jun 13, 2024. Posted in Awards and Festivals

A rad production powerhouse that lives and breathes audiovisual content for both advertising and entertainment. Step into the world of Mandarin Media, where creativity meets precision. We are renowned production powerhouse with a global reach, making waves in Europe through our based in Spain, Portugal and the south of France, as well as in Morocco and the USA. With a legacy spanning three decades, we specialise in international productions and post-production, earning our stripes as a trusted name in content creation for both the advertising and  entertainment industries.

Advertorial: Hero Productions

Advertorial: Hero Productions

Written by Kianna Best on Jun 12, 2024. Posted in General Interest

Hero Productions is your premier partner for film, television, and commercial production services in the stunning landscapes of Iceland. With a reputation built on reliability, creativity, and unmatched local knowledge, Hero Productions is dedicated to turning your vision into a captivating reality.

ATS on filming in Asia

ATS on filming in Asia

Written by Kianna Best on Jun 12, 2024. Posted in Interviews

From Ninja Warrior to the Amazing Race, ATS has worked on it all. Based in Los Angeles, the production service company specialising creating original formats, designing, and constructing television competition obstacles and sets have worked with industry names such as NBC, Hulu, Disney and many more. With wide spread experience shooting across Asia, we spoke with ATS chief operating officer Danny Sanz on the logistics of filming across the countries, how the local industries are benefitting from the international production presence, and what production teams need to know about coming to the continent.

The Gerety Awards announce 2024 shortlist

The Gerety Awards announce 2024 shortlist

Written by Kianna Best on Jun 12, 2024. Posted in Awards and Festivals

The 2024 Gerety Awards have announced their shortlist which among the UK included AMVBBDO, McCann Manchester, Edelman, NOMINT and Riff Raff. A total of 394 entries were shortlisted from 35 different countries. Following the judging sessions that were held around the world, this week you can watch the jury insight panels LIVE from UK, USA, Poland, Canada, France, AUNZ, East Asia, LATAM, Spain, Netherlands, Middle East and Belgium. Final winners will be announced on 3 September.

Hitting the Universal Funny Bone

Hitting the Universal Funny Bone

Written by Jeremy Lee on Jun 12, 2024. Posted in General Interest

As part of its annual reinvigoration of the Cannes Lions, organisers have introduced a new humour category into this year’s festival to celebrate the art of humour in branded communications. It may also be a reaction to the accusation of being too earnest and that some Lions winners were using brand purpose for very shallow reasons.

Advertorial: Shooting in Spain wants to make it easy for you

Advertorial: Shooting in Spain wants to make it easy for you

Written by Kianna Best on Jun 11, 2024. Posted in General Interest

The audiovisual industry is considered a strategic sector in Spain since the government launched the 'Spain Audiovisual Hub of Europe' Plan in 2021. From then on, the public business entity ICEX-Invest in Spain has strengthened its support for the internationalisation of the country's audiovisual sector through its brand Shooting in Spain. Throughout 2024, it will be present in more than twenty international markets and events to inform about the advantages that make Spain a highly competitive destination for hosting international filming and establishing any screen-based business operations.

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