caneseries Awards: ‘The Allegation’ and ‘Mr. 8’ take home prizes
german drama blame and Finnish offer Mr 8 Won big at last night’s Canneseries Awards, winning two of the most coveted gongs each. Ferdinand von Schirach’s Legal Thriller blame The RTL group took home the Dior Grand Prize and von Schirach won Best Screenplay, while Teemu Nikki/Jani Poso won Mr 8 Lead for Wyplay won Best Series and Best Performance for Pekka Strang. Elsewhere, audience award went to Serbian crime drama Cautious, While the Norwegian entrants won awards in the Best Short Form Series category for Liv Mari Ulla Mortensen about saturday and Izer Aliu/Anne BjÃ¶rnstad’s countrymen In High School Award for Best Series. The awards conclude a five-day festival, which is taking place at the same time as MIPCOM.
Arkham Asylum Immersive Experience
Department Studios, Inc., Myriad Entertainment and Warner Brothers Themed Entertainment, in association with DC, is launching a live immersive experience arkham asylum, Inspired by batman franchise. Organizers say the experience will start in “major cities around the world” London in the fall of 2022. The synopsis for the show reads: “batman Missing and Gotham City in dilapidated condition. Crime is rampant on the streets and civil unrest is spreading in every corner. Follow aspiring psychiatrist Jeremiah Arkham who seeks to restore order through his pioneering treatment and medication. The citizens of Gotham City are called by the law arkham asylum for psychological testing. This show is not for the weak hearted and is registered as 18+. With tickets starting at Â£63, it’s also not for the cash shy.
Screen Ireland budget hike
Screen Ireland, The National Agency for Irish Film, TV Drama, Documentary and Animation is getting 22 percent increase in funding The funding that has been allocated totals â¬36.7M. This includes â¬32.15M in capital funding and â¬4.59M in current administration funding. The Irish government has also ratified a new tax credit for digital gaming development companies.
Nordic Networks Line Up ‘Chelsea Detective’
Four Nordic networks have already bought Acorn TV/ZDF’s Chelsea Spy drama from british indie Expectation. Stars of the four-part series killing eve Adrian Scarborough as houseboat-dwelling detective Max Arnold and written by Expectation founder Peter Fincham. bbc studio SVT of Sweden, NRK of Norway, DR of Denmark and YLE of Finland.