Lee-Mather and Hoey appointed to M?ori broadcasting advisory board

Posted Tuesday 08 Dec 2020

Congratulations to members Annabelle Lee-Mather and Nicole Hoey for their appointment to a new panel of experts aiming to help shape the future of M?ori broadcasting.

The other independent advisory panel members are Peter Lucas-Jones, Scotty Morrison, Ella Henry, Jason Ake and Bailey Mackey, and will be appointed until 30 June 2021.

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SPP co-pro The Sounds catches NBCU's attention

Posted Tuesday 08 Dec 2020

NBC Universal has picked up scripted thriller The Sounds for its thriller channel 13�ME RUE in France. The eight-part series is a co-production from New Zealand's South Pacific Pictures and Canada's Shaftesbury, with US streamer Acorn, Canadian pubcaster CBC and Sky TV in New Zealand.

Written by Kiwi writer Sarah-Kate Lynch (The Bad Seed, 800 Words), the series is set in New Zealand's Marlborough Sounds and stars Rachelle Lefevre (Proven Innocent, Mary Kills People) and Matt Whelan (Go Girls, The Luminaries).

All3Media International is shopping the series, which will premiere in France in January.