Expansion at Yellow Film’s Newgrange: New Appointments, RTÉ Drama and Asian Network Deals



Expansion at Yellow Film’s Newgrange: New Appointments, RTÉ Drama and Asian Network Deals

New Appointments at Newgrange Pictures:

Jackie Larkin’s Newgrange Pictures a part of Yellow Film & TV from Finland has appointed Joan Lambe as the business affairs and development head.

Lambe’s role involves overseeing financing opportunities, strategic decisions and financial planning for the company.

Ali Doyle joins to manage the current film and TV projects and assist in developing new programs.

Both Lambe and Doyle bring their experiences from prominent companies like MGM, HBO, Netflix, and Wild Atlantic Pictures.


Market Challenges and Growth Plans:

Larkin mentioned a recent market lull due to strikes and a general slowdown impacting their growth plans.

Despite this Larkin expressed confidence in navigating through market fluctuations, emphasizing a commitment to the company’s long-term vision.


Yellow Film & TV and Newgrange Pictures:

Yellow Film known as Finland’s largest production studio, oversees Newgrange Pictures based in Dublin.

The studio anticipates announcing two new projects soon.


RTÉ’s New Drama and International Sales:

Ireland’s RTÉ commissioned “The Boy That Never Was” a four-hour drama based on a novel by Karen Perry.

UKTV and France Télévisions have already acquired the show, which Abacus Media Rights is distributing internationally.

The series stars Colin Morgan, Toni O’Rourke, Kerr Logan and Simon Callow, following the story of a missing Irish boy during a Moroccan earthquake.


Asian Networks’ Deals with Woodcut International:

Woodcut International ahead of the Asia TV Forum closed deals with various Asian networks.

TrueVisions in Thailand acquired Season 1 of “A Royal Guide To…” for True Explore Life, while Hong Kong’s PCCW obtained “(K)nox: The Rob Knox Story” for its VOD service NOW TV.

Beijing ATW Culture (China) secured the filmed theatrical performance of “Wuthering Heights” for theatrical and non-theatrical platforms, orchestrated by Woodcut International’s Sales Agent for Asia, Pooja Nirmal Kant.

The Asia TV Forum commences on December 5 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

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