Joanne Thomson (I) - News Poster

News

Erik Barmack’s Wild Sheep Boards Synchronicity Feature ‘Kill’; CAA To Handle Worldwide Sales

  • Deadline
Erik Barmack’s Wild Sheep Boards Synchronicity Feature ‘Kill’; CAA To Handle Worldwide Sales
Exclusive: Erik Barmack’s Wild Sheep Content has boarded Synchronicity Films and Mr. B Films’ feature Kill, which has entered principal photography.

Former Netflix International senior exec Barmack, who launched Wild Sheep two years ago, described Kill as “uniquely international, genre, and big in scope,” stating it will “deliver for all partners.” The feature, the debut film from director Rodger Griffiths, is the second Synchronicity project that Wild Sheep has partnered on, following YA TV series One More Kill from Sugar Rush’s Holly Phillips.

Meanwhile, Deadline can reveal that CAA Media Finance is handling worldwide sales for Kill and Library Pictures International and Great Point Media have also boarded the project, which is supported by Screen Scotland and Northern Ireland Screen.

The thriller explores the sins of a father, Don, and the revenge of his three sons, who are out to avenge their mothers’ murder and put an end
See full article at Deadline »

Outlander Season 6 Premiere Interviews – Sam Heughan, Sophie Skelton, Lauren Lyle & more on #Droughtlander & what fans can expect

Outlander Season 6 Premiere Interviews – Sam Heughan, Sophie Skelton, Lauren Lyle & more on #Droughtlander & what fans can expect
Outlander fans – the wait is almost over… A bevy of Heughan’s Heughligans and the many other excited and eager fans gathered last week for the Outlander Season 6 Premiere at London’s Royal Festival Hall. Attending were Sam Heughan, Richard Rankin, Sophie Skelton, Caitlin O’Ryan, Jessica Reynolds, Alex Vlahos, Joanne Thomson, Alistair Findlay, Paul Gorman, Mark Lewis Jones, Cesar Domboy, Lauren Lyle, Chris Larkin, Sarah Collier, Hugh Ross and Andrew Gower.

The sixth season of “Outlander” sees a continuation of Claire and Jamie’s fight to protect those they love, as they navigate the trials and tribulations of life in colonial America. Establishing a home in the New World is by no means an easy task, particularly in the wild backcountry of North Carolina – and perhaps most significantly – during a period of dramatic political upheaval.

On the red carpet the cast discussed the long wait for Season 6, with #DroughtLander coming up more than once.
See full article at HeyUGuys »

Women’s Weekend Film Challenge Selects Fellows For First TV Pilot Accelerator

Women’s Weekend Film Challenge Selects Fellows For First TV Pilot Accelerator
The Women’s Weekend Film Challenge has selected eight emerging writers as fellows for its inaugural pilot accelerator program, which will feature three weeks of intensive training followed by the chance to pitch to studios, production companies and executive producers.

Wwfc, founded by Katrina Medoff and Tracy Sayre in 2017 to promote gender equity behind the camera and on screen, is best know for its signature film challenge that has produced 30 short films with more than 700 female filmmakers, as well as running production workshops. The accelerator is designed to help emerging writers with completed scripts advance their careers as well as boost representation of women and non-binary people in TV.

The inaugural fellows and their pilots are Danielle Nicki (“Welcome to Nirvana”), Joanne Thomson (“Spinner & Marie”), Kate Torgovnick May (“Something Sweet”), Kenyetta Raelyn (“Tenth”), Ramou Sarr (“Killing It”), Samantha Wilson (“Foresight”), Spade Robinson (“Little Shop of Daughters”) and Vivian Kerr (“Five Points
See full article at Deadline »

BAFTA Los Angeles Names 25 Participants For 2019 Newcomers Program

  • Deadline
Exclusive: BAFTA Los Angeles has unveiled the participants for the latest edition of its Newcomers Program, which provides support to emerging international artists and industry professionals.

In 2018 the initiative was opened up to talents beyond the UK, and this year’s crop hail from countries including Australia, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Nigeria, Poland, South Africa and Turkey. Scroll down for the full list.

Since launching in 2007, the initiative has spotlighted the legacy of UK talents moving to the U.S. to expand their knowledge, develop their skills, and expand their network of peers. It includes professional networking opportunities, peer matching with others who have recently moved to the U.S., curated educational programming including BAFTA Briefing sessions, and access to BAFTA’s wider professional development event schedule including the BAFTA Insights series.

There are 25 new participants this year, taking the overall number on the four-year program to 71.

The
See full article at Deadline »

See also

Credited With |  External Sites


Recently Viewed