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RapidTVNews: Drive gets into gear with British indies

Lilla Hurst and Ben Barrett-led production funding and distribution business Drive has announced a series of deals to distribute a range of premium factual programming from a number of leading UK independent producers. The deals have been made with Oxford Films for Putin; The New Tsar...

The Queen’s Coronation In Colour premieres June 4th on ITV1

Monday 4th June, 9PM, ITV1 Alexander Armstrong celebrates the 65th anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation on 2 June 1953. Illustrated with the very best colour footage and rare film from the Royal Family archive, we hear exactly what happened behind the scenes from insiders who were...

Daily Mail previews Invitation To A Royal Wedding

ROBERT HARDMAN: What really happens behind the scenes of a royal wedding? ITV documentary reveals the extraordinary lengths to which planners go to keep even the tiniest details a secret before the big day.   Invitation To A Royal Wedding is a behind the scenes look at...

Putin doc added to Drive slate

Drive, the London-based production funding and distribution business, has added a host of factual titles from UK producers to its sales slate ahead of MipTV next month. Shows from Oxford Films, October Films, Ad Hoc Films and Bedlam have been added to the catalogue at Drive,...

C21 feature: Digging up funds

Coproductions are increasingly common in factual series, forcing producers to become deal makers and accountants. Clive Whittingham explores clever deals and how they affect the creative process.   Coproductions, long the standard in scripted, once accounted for only a fraction of factual projects. Feature docs with a...

C21: Drive revs up int’l factual sales

US cablenet Smithsonian Channel and Australian pubcaster SBS are among the broadcasters to have acquired factual programming from UK production-funding and distribution outfit Drive.   Eight Days that Made Rome (8×60’) has been picked up by Smithsonian for North America, SBS TV for Australia and Viasat World...