Shane Allen’s Boffola Pictures Names Comedy Head
Shane Allen’s Boffola Pictures has employed Ladhood producer Joe Nunnery as its Head of Comedy. Established by former Channel 4 and BBC Comedy boss Allen and Kate Daughton in 2021, the indie is behind Daisy Mae Cooper BBC comedy thriller sequence Am I Being Unreasonable? and is capturing Undoing Martin Parker for BBC One. It is written by Sian Gibson and Paul Coleman, and stars Conleth Hill, Gibson and Rosie Cavaliero. Allen stated Nunnery, identified for creating BBC Three comedy Ladhood right into a TV sequence after its radio run and Alexi Sayle’s Imaginary Sandwich Bar, was “a category act; beloved by expertise, brokers and broadcasters alike.”
The UK and Ireland’s Casting Directors’ Guild has unveiled the nominees for the 2023 CDG Casting Awards. Sex Education, House of the Dragon, Bad Sisters, Big Boys, A Very British Scandal, Anatomy of a Scandal and Slow Horses are among the many big-name TV sequence to will get nods, whereas the casting execs behind Ali & Ava, Boiling Point and Brian & Charles are additionally up for awards. The awards, held on Wednesday February 22 on the Ham Yard Hotel in London, rejoice the perfect casting in movie, TV, theater and commercials. Nominations premiered between September 1 2021 and August 31 2022 and had been chosen by members of the CDG, who are actually voting on the winners.
Newen Holds Metaverse Pitch Comp
France’s Newen Studios has launched the Meta Pitch Contest, a three-round Project battle held within the Newen Meta Sky metaverse. The pitch will start on March 7 and the ultimate held two weeks later (March 21) at Series Mania in Lille. Candidates can register from at this time till February 20 freed from cost. The 20 chosen will first current their initiatives to a jury of business consultants within the Newen Meta Sky and the winner will get improvement help from Newen Studios. Newen launched its metaverse through the Cannes Film Festival final yr.