Tag Archives: Unscripted production

Bectu – Six demands to challenge bullying and harrassment

At the end of last week, Bectu published a list of six demands intended to challenge bullying and harassment in the UK TV and film industry. The demands were drafted as part of an ‘#unseenonscreen‘ campaign led by Bectu’s Unscripted … Continue reading

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More on UK/US unscripted production partnerships

Futher to the recent post about Netflix partnerships with UK PSBs, NBC Universal has also done an unscripted formats deal with the BBC.

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Unscripted TV production has too few customers

Another very good article from the consistently smart Sarah O’Connor in the FT[£]. There’s little more to add than that Bectu members can substitute ‘broadcast commissioners’ for ‘supermarkets’ and a lot of this will ring true for them. It’s the … Continue reading

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Netflix unscripted modus operandi with UK public service broadcasters

More from the Royal Television Society event in Cambridge (via Variety) – something that reinforces two big concerns for us in this area: ever-tightening commissioning budgets that squeeze working conditions in one way or another concerns about where the Intellectual … Continue reading

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