Articles about Series Mania
Gísli Örn Garðarsson, one of the creators, writers, directors and stars of Icelandic drama Blackport, speaks to DQ about why he wanted to dramatise the real-life impact of the country’s fishing quotas in the 1980s.
Colombian filmmaker David David introduces his series Vida de colores (Colourful Life) and talks about diversity in storytelling, his move into television and infusing the story with the sounds and colours of the Caribbean.
Swedish actor Helena af Sandeberg speaks to DQ about starring in Deg (Dough), in which she plays a woman whose seemingly perfect life is on the brink of disaster until she uncovers the stolen money from a robbery.
There’s no evidence of drama investment slowing down, with some of the industry’s heavy-hitters betting big on writing and production talent. However, shared risk seems to be the order of the day…
Pay TV broadcaster Sky launched a slate of big-budget dramas this week including a major new show starring Idris Elba. Meanwhile, HBO renewed three of its hits and Lifetime unveiled its drama development plans.
Tabula Rasa producer Helen Perquy tells Michael Pickard about the show’s journey from Series Mania pitch to fully-fledged series ahead of its launch on VRT next year.