Walter Presents Snags ZDF Enterprises Drama Series Package for Australia (EXCLUSIVE)

Renewing a frequent relationship between one of Europe’s highest-profile distributor-curators of foreign language drama series and one of their biggest suppliers, VOD service Walter Presents has swooped on a six-title drama series package from Germany’s ZDF Enterprises. Deal plays off a just-announced exclusive strategic alliance between Walter Presents and Australia’s Stan, owned by Nine Digital, … Read more

As Global Streamers Hunt for the Next ‘Squid Game,’ Top TV Producers Are Doubling Down on International Drama

It’s “Squid Game’s” world, and we’re just living in it. That was one takeaway from a wide-ranging conversation held during Rome’s MIA Market on Saturday, as top independent producers met to assess the state of international drama and explore how hit series like Netflix’s Korean phenomenon are rewriting the rules of the game. More from … Read more

‘Adam Resurrected’ Blu-Ray Review – Jeff Goldblum Delivers Powerful Performance In Paul Schrader Holocaust Drama

The movie critique portion of this review was written by my colleague Michele Arbir. In 1924 my great-grandmother and my grandfather, age three at the time, arrived in New York at Ellis Island. Their names are recorded in the book coming over from Germany. My great grandfather came over the year before looking to escape … Read more

Brookings Register | Afghanistan withdrawal: Oh, the media drama – nonenglishfeed

This just in: Breaking News! If you haven’t noticed, the news business thrives on melodrama; it’s hardly original to observe that cable TV programming, in particular, runs on showbiz values. Two cases in point: Some on the left have been complaining about outsized attention given the Gabby Petito murder. “Why all the hubbub over a … Read more

Rome’s MIA Market Wraps Watershed Edition as ‘Fireworks’ and ‘Gold War’ Tie for Drama Project Prize

Rome’s MIA Market for TV series, feature films, documentaries and factual content wrapped a watershed 7th edition on Sunday, having boosted its standing on the global calendar as a prominent emerging industry hub in Europe. In a significant indicator of the Eternal City’s Oct. 13-17 event’s restart relevance MIA (the acronym stands for Mercato Internazionale … Read more

Streaming: the best films about siblings | Drama films

There are few more irritatingly prevalent errors in modern screenwriting than on-screen siblings who refer directly to each other as such: “You said it, sis.” “I’m here for you, bro.” Even the best actors can’t sell these terms of address that almost no human being actually uses: any great film about a sibling relationship should … Read more

Drama Films Market is expected to expand recording stable CAGR

The Drama Films market report also explains how to deal with market fluctuations. It is now possible for sectors to develop well-crafted marketing techniques and branding in order to expand their market share. The market scenario for the forecast period 2021-2027 is also depicted. This Drama Films market report then goes on to provide crucial … Read more

Screen Ireland spotlights equality wins and ‘underfunded’ TV drama

A psychological horror about an ominous sinkhole, an Atlantic-set thriller with a mysterious sea monster and a black comedy featuring “possessed magpies and toasters” are among the Irish-made films on a new “coming soon” catalogue published by Screen Ireland (Fís Éireann). The organisation, previously known as the Irish Film Board, has released details of its … Read more

The human drama – Manila Bulletin

The two films today are strong on drama and we’re first screened at Festivals this year. The Schrader was shown at Venice, while the Chon went to Cannes – both were well-received. The Card Counter (video on demand) – After his First Reformed with Ethan Hawke was so widely praised, some actually thought that the … Read more

How key European TV drama execs are navigating the platform-driven drama boom | Features

It is a busy week on the conference and market circuit for Europe’s drama professionals as Mipcom holds its first physical edition in two years in Cannes (October 11-14), followed by MIA film and TV market (October 14-17) in Rome. Alongside Mipcom, TV series festival Canneseries (Oct 8-14) is also in full swing, showcasing around … Read more