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Duly Noted

HBO has appointed Granada International as distrib for its documentary and family slates.
October 1, 2005

HBO has appointed Granada International as distrib for its documentary and family slates.

Top U.K. law firm Sheridans is launching a film and TV practice, and has brought on Peter McInerney and Robin Hilton.

Discovery Networks will centralize its production operations across its U.S. channels under one hub headed by Clark Bunting.

MTV plans to launch an HD channel called MHD in the U.S. new year.

London’s RDF Rights has signed a two-year first look deal with Maverick Television. Maverick has confirmed over 40 hours of commissions this summer alone.

HBO launched into Vietnam via the Q-Net platform.

The Large Format Cinema Association and the Giant Screen Theater Association plan to merge.

Move over Shark Week, Discovery is launching a new annual event called Speed Week in the coming season.

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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