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Helena Hutchins Tribute
“a splendid talent”: The film community was mourning on Friday tribute flood For Ukraine-born cinematographer Halyana Hutchins, who died Thursday after being discharged from a prop gun set War by actor Alec Baldwin. Director Adam Egypt Mortimer said he was “saddened and furious” at his death and called Hutchins “a brilliant talent who was completely committed to art and film”. AFI Conservatory, of which arch enemy And blind fire Cinematographer Hutchins was an alum, after which he said, “Words alone cannot capture the loss of a person so dear to our community. At AFI, we resolve to see that Helena Hutchins will live in the spirit of all those who do well.” Hutchins, originally from Ukraine, grew up on a Soviet military base in the Arctic Circle. He holds a bachelor’s degree in International Journalism from Kiev National University in Ukraine. and had previously worked as an investigative reporter with British documentary productions in Europe. news still coming out About the events that took place in New Mexico, whoever left Director Joel Souza injured, while Baldwin was interrogated and then discharged by the Santa Fe Sheriff’s Department.
Netflix International Growth Path
mind boggles: we have entered The “brainwashing” zone. home scene for squid game Huh This week closed at the 150m mark, according to Netflix’s third-quarter earnings report, which took note of the TV trades and beyond around the world. The Korean-language horror-drama has “pierced the cultural zeitgeist,” topping Netflix charts in nearly 100 countries, and prominent co-CEOs Reed Hastings and Ted Sarandos on the earnings call, said a letter to investors. to rock squid game-Themed tracksuits. netflix exceeded expectations The Q3 sub rise of 4.4 meters was due in no small part to the show’s success, though it is worth noting that it was released a fortnight before Q3 ended. This fact could be the reason for Netflix’s estimated 8m-sub additions in Q4. Look at this place.
international era: but it’s not like that squid game The era of driving growth and international drama domination is once again a hot topic. nelly andreeva found out on tuesday with whom the streamer is teaming up Slumdog Millionaire Superstar Freida Pinto henna artist, a series based on Alka Joshi’s best-selling debut from Miramax TV and is part of a first look deal with writer and exec Sri Rao. Elsewhere, season five of the Spanish mega-hit La Casa de Papel (aka money heist) Was Viewed by 69m families Through the quarter and Netflix predicts Denmark chestnut man To be seen by about two thirds of Danish members during its first four weeks. Hastings confidently said: “Next” squid game The Netflix content engine has the potential to be digested. “
rating improvementMeanwhile, ratings geeks around the world were (in part) celebrating as Netflix used the quarterly call reveal a shock Because of the way it measures and releases the data, switching to reporting on hours watched instead of household numbers and thus doing away with the two-minute equals-a-view approach. Industry execs in the international space have repeatedly urged Netflix to take a similar approach to local broadcasters as SVOD enters the mainstream and Hastings told the 2019 UK RTS Cambridge Convention that Streamer wants to be part of Was. [UK measurement body] Barb. While that seems a bit far off, this week’s news is progress.
HBO Max Original Masterplan
Den-and-dateNetflix isn’t the only streamer pushing hard in the international drama space. WarnerMedia’s HBO Max unveils Danish drama series suicidal will be the first Shows commissioned and produced from Europe to launch simultaneously in all regions. The move brings streamers in line with rivals like Netflix, Amazon and Apple in terms of launching shows in all their markets at the same time, giving them a chance to create global buzz on social media and replicate the success of Breakout Local. -Language hits like, yes, you guessed it, Squid game.
Teething Problems for BBC Bullying Overhaul
meeting in diary: The BBC Will Meet with leading industry bodies To find out how in the coming weeks with its new anti-bullying and harassment guidelines, Exclusively Revealed by Deadline May have met last week. Widely welcomed by UK indie owners, production managers reported being “overwhelmed” with paperwork. “The BBC is giving money to production companies and bombing them in an already sprawling and exhausting, resource-deficient environment,” said one. Ouch.
suprana calle sit-down: Happen broke the news The final week of Starz international streamer Starzplay/Sony Pictures’ ambitious multilingual drama series x-ray About the controversial former king of Spain, Juan Carlos I, met with deadline President of the international network Suparna Calle for a strategy chat. Speaking to Tom Greater, Suparna spoke on co-op opportunities, Spanish appeal and revealed the number of projects the streamer has formally committed to.
riders on the storm
Black Creatives Rally for “Veto” Candidate: The BBC found itself in hot water again this week over a race issue involving senior Black and Asian UK creatives, including famed comedian Lenny Henry (pictured). write an open letter Richard Sharpe, seeking assurance that “advocating for our industry to be diverse will not prevent people from being employed by the BBC.” The controversy stems from the alleged “vetoing” of a senior BBC News role by Tim Davey, director general of diversity campaigner Marcus Ryder. Ryder is due to meet with Davey on 9 November and the BBC has said it is “wrong to suggest any veto is exercised,” but the episode is threatening to turn into the corporation’s latest PR nightmare. It looks ready to run and run.
️ Hot one of the week: Andreas had a special on Amazon Studios-$30M acquisition Garth Davis’s sci-fi thriller enemy.
️ Second: high in the clouds John Crocker has to adapt anticipated fantasy novel series Scandar and the Unicorn Thief for sony pictures
️ Second: The Story of Black British Boxing Sensation Lane Johnson to be told in a feature film crowd Execution Guy East, “The Godmother of Black British Playwrights” by Winsome Pinnock.
I box officeDenis Villeneuve’s Science-Fiction Epic Dune Is expected to land In the $70M+ range, as its long-awaited US Opening takes place later this week.
I on the move: In the UK, Jonathan Meenagh, the former boss of Shine Development, has been snatched by Lion TV Will Help Indy’s Stateside Push
I on the move: ITV Studios veteran production boss Sally Debonair time is called On an illustrious 40-year career that included managing TalkBack and Avalon.
Prize Circuit: Berlin International Film Festival has signed up the sixth Sense Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan as its 2022 jury president.
Tom Greater contributed to this week’s International Insider