Crime & Justice is part of Showmax’s expanding investment in Africa. The South African streamer’s localisation strategy competes with established international VoD platforms for the region’s audiences. Showmax has also recently announced its first Nigerian Original I Am Laycon, a reality series following the most recent Big Brother Naija winner.
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Netflix have established two production facilities in South Korea to feed the demand for Hallyu series and films on the streaming service. The Korean adaptation of La Casa de Papel (Money Heist) will be one of the first productions based at the new studios.
Two weeks from the end of the Thai shoot for The Serpent on location filming was halted by Covid-19. The new circumstances meant that plans to wrap the shoot in eastern Europe had to be changed.
The ASEAN Co-production Fund (ACOF) is a new selective fund open to fellow member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) looking to film in The Philippines. The fund will support up to six co-productions each year and aims to expand local and international filmmakers by providing more production opportunities.
Chef Tom Kitchin explores the wonders of Scottish produce in ‘journeys of taste’ docuseries serviced by UK-wide production service company LS Productions. The culinary journey takes viewers through the Scottish landscape with the Michelin starred chef.
The three day shoot was part of the Nikon Z Creators featuring the Z Series mirrorless system. All shots were taken with a camera from the series in a series of twelve remote shoots across the globe, headed by Belgian production company Friendship and Tokyo agency K & L Inc.
Steven Soderbergh’s new comedy drama Let Them All Talk is set between London and New York, as much of the action happens on board the Queen Mary 2 Cruise ship during its Atlantic Crossing. LS Productions serviced the UK portion of the feature film shoot, which began from the moment the ship docked in Southampton. […]
Greece’s National Centre of Audiovisual Media and Communication – EKOME have announced the implementation of a 30% tax relief incentive that can be combined with the existing 40% cash rebate scheme.
The Vienna Film Commission produced two new showreels during the lockdown in spring, which showcase the stunning and diverse locations of Austria’s capital Vienna.
Variety are the longstanding media partner at FOCUS and return for the sixth annual event.