Mar 22 2023

SERIESMAKERS reveals three winners and announces second edition

Today, the creative initiative SERIESMAKERS, led by prestigious Series Mania Forum and supported by European content powerhouse Beta Group, announced the three winning projects. A-list filmmakers and showrunners Chris Brancato and Lisa Joy already confirmed for SERIESMAKERS’ second edition.

Feb 17 2023

Drama Quarterly: Global swarming

The Swarm is the eagerly anticipated big-budget adaptation of Frank Schätzing’s ecological disaster novel. DQ buzzes around production designer Julian Wagner, director Barbara Eder and VFX supervisor Jan Stoltz to hear about filming in Italy, shooting in water tanks and creating a pod of sleeping whales...

Feb 16 2023

Beta Film sells Movistar Plus+ slate around the globe

Beta has closed a bundle of international sales from its highly successful Movistar Plus+ slate, including deals for the crime drama series Rapa to ProSiebenSat.1’s German private broadcaster Seven.One Entertainment Group, recent Spanish hot seller You Shall Not Lie to Canada’s national public broadcaster Radio-Canada for their online streaming platform ICI Extra, and the dramedy Supernormal to RTP for Portugal, among others...