April 20, 2017

WOODCUT MEDIA APPOINTS FORMER DISCOVERY EXEC ADAM JACOBS AS EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

London – Thursday 20th April 2017 – UK based Woodcut Media has secured the services of former Discovery Networks producer, Adam Jacobs as Executive Producer, effective immediately.  The announcement was made today by Kate Beal, CEO, Woodcut Media, to whom he will report.     Based in London, Adam will work on the company’s development slate and commissioned projects currently in production, alongside Kate Beal and Creative Director, Derren Lawford.  He will also play a […]
April 4, 2017

PICK GREENLIGHTS SEASON TWO OF WOODCUT MEDIA’S CRIME SERIES BRITAINS MOST EVIL KILLERS AND WORLD’S MOST EVIL KILLERS

Worldwide Distributors Keshet International to present Series to Buyers during MIPTV For Immediate Release: CANNES – Tuesday 4th April, 2017 – Woodcut Media is pleased to announce a deal with the Sky free-to-air channel Pick to produce a second season of the true crime series Britain’s Most Evil Killers (10 x 60’) and its international counterpart World’s Most Evil Killers (20 x 60’). Season two is scheduled to air on Pick in 2018. Season one […]
January 25, 2017

KESHET INTERNATIONAL CLOSES RTL PRE-SALE FOR WOODCUT

KESHET INTERNATIONAL CLOSES RTL PRE-SALE FOR WOODCUT MEDIA’S WORLD’S MOST EVIL KILLERS ACROSS GERMAN-SPEAKING EUROPE   REALSCREEN WASHINGTON DC, 24 January 2017 – Keshet International (KI) today announced a pre-sale for Woodcut Media’s true crime series World’s Most Evil Killers with RTL for German-speaking Europe. The extended 20 episode series, which free-to-air Sky UK channel Pick is lining up for broadcast this year, has been adjusted for local audiences and licensed to RTL in a […]
October 25, 2016

TCB MEDIA RIGHTS CLOSES RAFT OF DEALS FOR WOODCUT

TCB MEDIA RIGHTS CLOSES RAFT OF DEALS FOR WOODCUT MEDIA’S COMBAT FRANCHISE Worldwide sales success sparks new deal between distributor and producer MIPCOM 2016 TCB Media Rights, the London-based rights-ownership and distribution business, reports a string of US and European sales and pre-sales for Combat Trains (8 x 60 mins) and Combat Ships (10 x 60 mins), produced by fast growing Bob & Co indie Woodcut Media. Among the prestigious broadcasters to have acquired one […]
October 19, 2016

Investigation Discovery Orders Triple Hit of Real Crime Commissions

Investigation Discovery Orders Triple Hit of Real Crime Commissions The UK’s biggest real-life crime channel gets even bigger with a move into the entertainment EPG with Virgin Media on Tuesday 29 November – channel 170 for ID and 171 for ID+1 LONDON, 19 October 2016 – Investigation Discovery (ID), the UK’s number one real-life crime channel today unveils a slate of original UK commissions ahead of a jump up the electronic programme guide into Virgin […]
September 26, 2016

WOODCUT MEDIA AND THE DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP TO PRODUCE ALFIE ALLEN FOOTBALL DOC FOR A+E NETWORKS® UK’s HISTORY®

Series Distributed Internationally by Content Media For Immediate Release: London – Monday 26th September 2016 – Woodcut Media and The Development Partnership have been commissioned by A+E Networks® UK to produce a two-part documentary:  Alfie Allen’s Story of Football (working title), which reveals the birth and evolution of the UK’s favourite game which will air on HISTORY®. Actor Alfie Allen has been featured in numerous movies and TV series, but is probably best known for […]
September 20, 2016

WOODCUT MEDIA HAS AGREED A DEAL WITH PICK TO PRODUCE TWO GRIPPING NEW CRIME SERIES BRITAIN’S MOST EVIL KILLERS AND WORLD’S MOST EVIL KILLERS

Both Series Distributed Internationally by Keshet International London – Tuesday 20th September 2016 – UK based Woodcut Media has agreed a deal with the Sky free-to-air channel Pick to produce two new crime documentary series Britain’s Most Evil Killers and World’s Most Evil Killers. The series are scheduled to premiere on Pick in early 2017. Britain’s Most Evil Killers (12 x 60’) and World’s Most Evil Killers (8 x 60’) examine some of the most […]
August 23, 2016

FORMER GREEN DOOR PICTURES EXEC NICHOLAS YEARWOOD JOINS WOODCUT MEDIA AND DUCHESS STREET PRODUCTIONS AS CONSULTANT EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

London – Tuesday 23rd August 2016 – UK based Woodcut Media and Duchess Street Productions (both part of the Bob & Co investment portfolio of businesses) have secured the services of Nicholas Yearwood, a founding member of Idris Elba’s production company Green Door Pictures.   Effective immediately, he will work as a Consultant Executive Producer for both companies, developing scripted and non-scripted programming, as well as continuing to develop his own independent projects for various […]
August 15, 2016

WOODCUT MEDIA TAKES TO THE HIGH SEAS WITH NEW DOC SERIES COMBAT SHIPS FOR A+E NETWORKS® UK

Series Distributed Internationally by TCB Media Rights   London – Friday 12th August 2016 – Woodcut Media has been commissioned by A+E Networks UK to produce a new documentary series Combat Ships. The 10×1 hour series is scheduled to premiere on the A+E Networks UK® channel H2® in early 2017. Shot on location across Scandinavia, Europe, America and the UK, Combat Ships follows the success of previous series Combat Trains which aired on H2 in […]
April 4, 2016

WOODCUT MEDIA AND GREEN DOOR ANNOUNCE IDRIS ELBA CO-PRODUCTION CUT FROM A DIFFERENT CLOTH

WOODCUT MEDIA AND GREEN DOOR ANNOUNCE IDRIS ELBA CO-PRODUCTION CUT FROM A DIFFERENT CLOTH Documentary to be distributed by Content Media (MIPTV: C15.A6). DURING MIP TV 2016 London, Monday April 4th 2016: Woodcut Media and Green Door Pictures today announced the release of Cut From A Different Cloth, a 1 x 60’ feature documentary. This entertaining, observational film simultaneously provides a rare and fascinating glimpse into world of an incredibly successful entrepreneur, his perfectionist designer, their billion pound […]
March 31, 2016

WOODCUT MEDIA UNLOCKS LATEST COMMISSION FOR A+E NETWORKS® UK – HOLLOWAY: WOMEN BEHIND BARS

One Hour Special To Premiere On Crime + Investigation® (CI) In the UK this Summer London, 31 March 2016 – UK based Woodcut Media has been commissioned by A+E Networks UK to produce a new exclusive one-off special Holloway: Women Behind Bars, which takes an in-depth look at one of Europe’s largest female jails which is due to close in Summer 2016. Currently in production and to be presented to buyers worldwide at the upcoming […]
March 8, 2016

WOODCUT MEDIA ANNOUNCE PRODUCTION ON NEW FACTUAL ENTERTAINMENT SERIES ANIMAL ANTICS COMMISSIONED BY MTG WORLD FOR VIASAT NATURE

Animal Antics Distributed Worldwide by Factory Media Tuesday 8th March 2016 – UK based production entity Woodcut Media has been commissioned to produce a hilarious new factual entertainment series Animal Antics by MTG World for Viasat Nature. Animal Antics (13 x 30’) which is distributed worldwide by Factory Media, and will be presented to buyers during the upcoming MIPTV market, will commence production this month, and showcases a compilation of comedic animal escapades. From skate […]
January 26, 2016

KESHET INTERNATIONAL INKS FIRST-LOOK DEAL WITH WOODCUT MEDIA ON CRIME PROGRAMMING SLATE

Tuesday 26 January, 2016 – Keshet International (KI) has signed a first-look distribution and development deal with UK-based production entity, Woodcut Media. Under the agreement, KI will get exclusive access to Woodcut’s new non scripted factual crime slate for worldwide distribution, building on its emerging slate of non-scripted, English language finished programming. “Woodcut’s expertise and track record in producing successful true crime series, which has always been a popular genre but is even more in […]
December 1, 2015

WOODCUT MEDIA NAMES SENIOR TV INDUSTRY FIGURE JEREMY MILLS AS CHAIRMAN

Tuesday 1st December, 2015 – UK based Woodcut Media is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeremy Mills to the newly created position of Chairman, effective immediately. The announcement was made today by Kate Beal, Chief Executive. With Woodcut having launched just over a year ago, Jeremy Mills joins the company in an advisory capacity to navigate its strategic growth as it moves towards its next phase of development. ”I could not be more excited […]
October 5, 2015

WOODCUT MAKES MAGIC FOR NEW UHD CHANNEL INSIGHT

WOODCUT MAKES MAGIC FOR NEW UHD CHANNEL INSIGHT Monday 5th October 2015 – Woodcut Media today announces its commission to produce Around the World in 80 Tricks (10 x 60’), an international street magic show for new global UHD channel, INSIGHT. The ten-part series will follow fresh magic talents Magical Bones and Pete Heat as they travel across Europe and Asia showcasing their trademark trickery. Magical Bones is a former professional break dancer who combines […]
October 1, 2015

WOODCUT MEDIA BOARDS COMBAT TRAINS FOR A+E NETWORKS UK

1st October, 2015 – Woodcut Media today announces a new commission from A+E Networks UK for a new documentary series Combat Trains. Due to broadcast later this year on A+E Networks UK’s channel H2, the 8×60 series tells the extraordinary stories of the crucial role played by trains during the major conflicts of the past 150 years; from WW1 and WW2, to the American Civil War and Vietnam. Each episode focuses on a different train […]
August 3, 2015

Discovery Channel goes behind bars for The Krays: The Prison Years

Discovery Channel goes behind bars for The Krays: The Prison Years LONDON, UK 3 August 2015: Discovery Channel delves into the untold story of infamous gangland duo the Kray twins in a one-off special commission, The Krays: The Prison Years. The Krays: The Prison Years (1×60), produced by Woodcut Media, uses exclusive never-before seen footage, revealing interviews and subtle reconstructions to provide an alternative view of the fearsome pair who spent half of their lives […]
April 13, 2015

WOODCUT MEDIA UNVEILS DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL PRINCE HARRY: TEN YEARS A SOLDIER

Documentary Presented to Buyers by TCB Media Rights MIPTV 2015 Monday 13th April, 2015 – UK based Woodcut Media is set to produce a one-off documentary special Prince Harry: Ten Years A Soldier, which takes an in-depth look at the Prince’s military career, and employs unique archive footage provided by ITN Source. Currently in development and scheduled for delivery in June, Prince Harry: Ten Years A Soldier, comes hot off the heels of the hugely […]
April 7, 2015

WOODCUT MEDIA APPOINTS JINAL PATEL EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Tuesday 7th April, 2015 – UK based Woodcut Media has appointed Jinal Patel as Executive Producer, effective immediately. The announcement was made today by Kate Beal, Chief Executive Officer and Joint Creative Director, Woodcut Media, to whom she will report. Based in London, Ms. Patel will work on the company’s development slate and commissioned projects, alongside Kate Beal and Joint Creative Director, Derren Lawford. She will also play an integral role in the expansion and […]
March 25, 2015

WOODCUT MEDIA AND HISTORY BOMBS TO CO-PRODUCE HOW DID BRITAIN BUILD THE NHS? – A NEW SHORTFORM SERIES FOR THE BBC

25th March, 2015 – London – Woodcut Media and award-winning online collective History Bombs have been commissioned by the BBC to produce a new shortform series about the UK’s National Health Service for the broadcaster’s iWonder digital factual and educational portal. The new series currently in production entitled How did Britain build the NHS?, is presented by historian and broadcaster James Holland, and features a mix of History Bombs’ signature “continuous shot” videos and infographics. […]
March 10, 2015

Green Door, Woodcut Media and Shine North announce Idris Elba copro Mandela, My Dad and Me

London, 10th March 2015: Green Door Pictures, Woodcut Media and Shine North today announced the release of Mandela, My Dad and Me, a 1×60’ feature documentary following Golden Globe winning actor Idris Elba on a journey of self-exploration. In 2013, Elba produced and released mi Mandela, an album inspired by his time researching and portraying Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.  The musical culture of South Africa was a great influence to him, both present day and […]
January 12, 2015

WOODCUT MEDIA APPOINTS NEW HEAD OF PRODUCTION

Monday 12th January, 2015 – UK based Woodcut Media has appointed Jenni Day to the newly created position of Head of Production, effective immediately. The announcement was made today by Kate Beal, Chief Executive, Woodcut Media, to whom she will report. Based in London, Ms. Day will supervise and oversee all production activities, as well as ensure the smooth running of some of Woodcut’s existing flagship shows. Prior to joining Woodcut Media, Ms. Day worked […]
November 11, 2014

2014 Woodcut Media annouce production of Defenders of the Sky – The Story of the Airfield for A E Networks UK FINAL

WOODCUT MEDIA FLIES HIGH WITH LATEST ORDER FROM A+E NETWORKS UK® DEFENDERS OF THE SKY- THE STORY OF THE AIRFIELD Tuesday 11th November, 2014 – UK based Woodcut Media has secured its latest order from A+E Networks UK® for a new documentary series Defenders of the Sky – The Story of the Airfield (working title). Currently in production and scheduled for delivery early 2015, Defenders of the Sky – The Story of the Airfield (10 […]
October 7, 2014

2014 Woodcut Media Announce Production of Royal Doc Special Kate Middleton – Heir We Go Again!

WOODCUT MEDIA’S DOC SPECIAL KATE MIDDLETON: HEIR WE GO AGAIN! TO BE UNVEILED DURING MIPCOM 2014 DOCUMENTARY TO BE PRESENTED TO BUYERS BY TCB MEDIA RIGHTS Tuesday 7th October, 2014 – UK based Woodcut Media is currently in production on a one-off special documentary Kate Middleton: Heir We Go Again! which celebrates the second pregnancy of the Duchess of Cambridge. The documentary will be presented to buyers for the first time during the upcoming Mipcom […]
September 22, 2014

2014 Woodcut Media appoints Derren Lawford Joint Creative Director

WOODCUT MEDIA APPOINTS DERREN LAWFORD AS JOINT CREATIVE DIRECTOR Monday 22nd September, 2014 – UK based Woodcut Media has appointed Derren Lawford as Joint Creative Director effective immediately. The announcement was made today by Kate Beal, Chief Executive and Joint Creative Director, Woodcut Media, to whom he will report. Based in London, Lawford will work alongside Kate Beal to secure commissions, as well as oversee the company’s strategic developments over the coming months. He will […]