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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
Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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