Sony Pictures Television Options Lizzy Barber’s ‘Out Of Her Depth’; Myanmar Documentary Set For Channel 4; BBC Maestro In U.S. – Global Briefs

Sony Pictures Television Choice Lizzie Barber’s ‘Out of Her Depths’

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has opted for Lizzie Barber’s psychological thriller out of its depths and would evolve into a TV show, with budding British writer Matilda Curtis preparing to adapt. Luke Scrooge’s Golden Gate Studios, which has a first-look deal with SPT, will produce the adaptation, which is not yet tied to a network. published at the end of last year, out of its depths Set in Tuscan summer, and follows Rachel, a stubborn woman who has been given the job of a lifetime at the Villa Medici Hotel. When she asks her new friend Diana to help her win the love of the beautiful and charming Sebastian, she thinks she may finally have a chance to be a part of his world, but when she learns that Diana’s If she can have her intentions, then she begins to know the real value of friendship. Barber will also produce with Scrooge and Brendan Fitzgerald. Curtis is currently writing the BBC pilot dinosaur, produced by fleabag Indie to Brothers Pictures.

Myanmar documentary set for channel 4

Channel 4 investigates three major mass killings in Myanmar through a one-time documentary by local youth activists detailing how the military has committed potential war crimes Soldiers systematically targeting peaceful protesters. Filmed by Burmese activists over the course of a year, Myanmar: the forgotten revolution Evan Williams Productions will provide an account of how the nation descended into civil war as Myanmar’s military attempted to quell a civilian insurgency. The film includes exclusive video footage and eyewitnesses that reveal, for the first time, evidence of possible war crimes committed by the military in three mass murders. “By risking their lives to film this documentary, these brave young activists have provided a compelling case that Myanmar’s senior military leadership appears to be guilty of crimes against humanity,” said executive Evan Williams.

BBC e-learning platform BBC Maestro enters North America

BBC Maestro, a commercial online education platform developed and operated by Maestro Media under license from BBC Studio Distribution, is to be launched in the US. To learn from the comfort of your home. Previously only available in the UK, the subscription service will feature screenwriter and showrunner Jed Mercurio, DJ Mark Ronson, comic book writer Alan Moore, entrepreneur Peter Jones and dog trainer Steve Mann. Upcoming classes include Theater and film director Sam Mendes, fiction writer Lee Child, actor and comedian Siro’s courses Billy Connolly, Worker honor. Baroness Doreen Lawrence, Film producer Edgar Wright, and musical theater songwriter Sir Tim Rice.