LoveFilm brings copper to UK via stream: Andrea Iervolino, Monika Bacardi launch AMBI pictures; Briefs Global showbiz
UK Debut will make streaming on love film ‘copper’
Lovefilm has attained UK rights to cineflix series copper.
By avoiding traditional newscasters, the series shadows Vikings as the 2nd to debut entirely through the flowing services in the UK. Early Friday, netfklix rival of LoveFilm will make the show open for running.
Copper airms on BBC A merica in the US. Tom Westron-jones, Kyle Schmid and Anastasia Griffith star in the retro poice drama co-produed by Tom Frontana and Will Rokos.
AMBL Pictures launch by Andrea Iervolino, Monika Bacardiare
Andrea Iervolina and Monika Bacardiare Italian makers. They have united to launch indie production and finance object, AMBL pictures.
The firm headquartered in Rome, “objects to work for both the studios and major independent distributors throughout the globe as a high rank supplier of mainstream projects”.
Today it will follow Hollywood talent and international stars and past 3-4 films at various budget level per year, AMBL said.
The first two projects are romantic comedy. Devil May Care directed by Gabriela Tagliavini scheduled for start date of November, and the shooting of dramedy Tre Tocchi directed by Macro Risi will begin in Italy, this month.
Iervolino’s producing or co-producing tributes include The Merchant of Venice, Gorbaciof and Napoletans. Bacardi is the widow of Luis Bacardi of the rum-producing family.
“Monika and I are inspired by stories which are highly entertaining in the tradition of classic Hollywood and have strong points of view. We are excited to take on this sensational new attempt together and work collaboratively and creatively to form something very special and interesting.” commenting on the launch said Lervolino.
Capital is coming from private quality.
Starts Production in ‘South Africa 28Up’
ITV studios format 28up has started production for Al Jazeera in South Africa.a co-production from Shiver, Al Jazeera and ITV studios, it will air on the satellite network in the fall. In 28up UK, ITV will also show a 90 minutes special of South Africa.
The episodes follows the personal journey of young people who were born in the apartheid- era from all over the South Africa.
The original Up episodes was made in the latest installment, 56 Up in the UK, aired on ITV last year. Now aged 28, again they share their stories, years 14 after the first South Africa: Up.
Al Jazeera has assimilated all the previous programs in the series.
Blush Film Partner to develop drama-, Zodiak France
Zodaik France house production companies including Marathon, marathon media, tele images, GTV, ALP KM and Mona Lisa has entered a partnership with former TF1 SVP Drama Karine Evrard and her new company Blush film.
Blush under the arrangements will solely develop its drama projects with Zodaik France, focusing on creating new scripted shows with Evrard, few to be co-produced with other drama producers within the group.
Evrard joinedTF1 in 1994 and in 2011 became SVP Drama. Evrard with Marathon is currently making four hour long drama series and comedy.
New Zealand Film- joined Philippa Mossman
Film New Zealand has chosen Philippa Mossman as Director of Business Development and enquiries. The twenty-year industry expert joins Film NZ from television New Zealand. She was a commissioner Programmer over there.
Philippa has admirable contacts and knowledge of the New Zealand industry because of playing roles in production, channel management, programming and partnership at Television New Zealand.
“This will be priceless in helping to compete New Zealand screen industry proficiency with incoming production”, said CEO Gisella Carr.