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C21: Drive powers forward with new factual slate

Lilla Hurst and Ben Barrett, joint MDs of leading UK distributor Drive, discuss the opportunities provided by lockdown, the genres that are selling and the new shows on the company’s Digital Screenings playlist. UK distributor Drive had its “best year as a business” in 2020, according...

C21: Nine, Reelz pick up Diana doc

Nine Network in Australia and US cablenet Reelz are among the international channels to have acquired a two-part ITV documentary on the late Diana Princess of Wales. The Diana Interview: Revenge of a Princess was produced by Minnow Films for UK commercial broadcaster ITV and centres on...

Olly Alexander, It’s a Sin and Growing Up Gay

Our documentary on Olly Alexander - Growing Up Gay - is mentioned in this piece on the New York Times: Olly Alexander is Done with Shame "in 2017, he fronted a BBC documentary called “Olly Alexander: Growing Up Gay.” In it, he returns to his family...

C21: Prince William goes to Mipcom with Drive

Factual programmes about Prince William, strange objects and LGBTQ rights are among the titles leading UK-based production funding and distribution agency Drive’s slate for Mipcom Online+. Feature doc Prince William: A Planet for Us All (1×90’/60′) is produced by Oxford Films for ITV in the UK. With exclusive access...