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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
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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