Series 2 of Short Form Film Company's hit children's football programme Jamie Johnson premieres on Wednesday 5 April at 17:00 on CBBC. The episode entitled "Zero to Hero" will be the first of ten. Check out web exclusives and sneak peaks for the show here. The CBBC website here contains broadcast times and episode updates. ACK Media Law is proud to have provided production legal advice for Short Form Film Company on all of the Jamie Johnson series.
Rise Films and The Ink Factory have joined with Film4 to develop "The American War", a Vietnam War spy movie. The film is based on two books by former CIA operative Frank Snepp. Penning the script will be Tom Morton-Smith, the writer for the acclaimed play Oppenheimer. You can read more about here: http://deadline.com/2017/03/the-ink-factory-rise-films-film4-vietnam-spy-drama-the-american-war-tom-morton-smith-decent-interval-frank-snepp-1202039216/ ACK Media Law are advising
Kensuke's Kingdom, the children's novel written by War Horse author Michael Morpurgo, will be adapted into a animated feature film. Lupus Films are behind the new project, still riding momentum gained of 2016 from successful adaptions We're Going on a Bear Hunt and Ethel & Ernest. Lupus's Camilla Deakin and Ruth Fielding will produce with Sarah Radclyffe (co-founder of Working Title Films), along with Stéphan Roelants of Melusine Productions and Barnaby Spurrier. Read more he
A dream for some and a nightmare for others, the Le Mans car race is 24-hours in a high-speed vehicle around a course in Le Mans, France. The race, which has taken place annually since 1923, will feature in the new original series entitled Le Mans: Racing is Everything from New Black Films on Amazon. Expect unprecedented insight into the race, car manufacturers, and famous drivers and not-so-famous driver such as Jann Mardenborough who earned a spot on the Nissan Team after w