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Davina McCall to Host Channel 4 Rival To ‘Love Island’ Dating Series – Deadline


WarnerMedia’s new base in Singapore

WarnerMedia has unveiled its new regional hub for Asia (excluding China and Japan). Officially inaugurated today (September 24, 2021) by Singapore’s Minister of Communications and Information, the office marks the full integration of WarnerMedia’s business in the region which includes the Warner Bros., HBO and Turner brands. It is also home to HBO Max, which is expected to launch in its first Asian markets in the near future. The 40,000 square foot office is located on two floors at Solaris in Fusionopolis, the city’s state media and technology business park. Clement Schwebig, General Manager of WarnerMedia for India, South East Asia and Korea, said: “Our new flagship office is truly spectacular. More than just a new workspace, it brings together for the first time under one roof the most incredible parts of our diverse business – from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter to Looney Tunes, Game of Thrones and Wonder Woman. Here in Singapore, we have long supported an important ecosystem for the entertainment, broadcasting, production and licensing industries. From our new hub in Singapore, we will continue our ambitious plans for the region. “

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To look for Island of love, the British channel Channel 4 has commissioned a new series of international meetings from 2LE Media, Motion Content Group and Zeppelin, the company Banijay Iberia. The language of love (w / t) will see a group of Brits and a group of Spaniards team up on a Spanish country estate to see if they can find some romance… even if they don’t speak the other’s language. The eight-part series for Channel 4 will be hosted by Davina McCall alongside Spanish TV host, actor and singer Ricky Merino, who will be on hand to portray the evolving relationships of couples. The series is being commissioned for Channel 4 by Phil Harris, Head of Entertainment and Events, and Genna Gibson, Editor-in-Chief, Entertainment. The 8 x 60 ‘series is produced by 2LE Media, Motion Content Group and Zeppelin, a Banijay Iberia company. Executive Producers are Michael Livingstone and Tom Thostrup for 2LE Media, Martin Oxley for Motion Content Group, along with Amparo Castellano and Salva Romero from Zeppelin. Banijay is the exclusive distributor, holding the worldwide format and distribution rights. The language of love (w / t) is due at TX next year on Channel 4.

Winners of the Finnish Cinema Affair

The biggest event in the Finnish film industry Finnish Film Affair wrapped up its 10th edition today. Held both in Helsinki and online, the international event brought together more than 400 guests from 27 countries. Following on from last year’s hybrid edition, the 10th Finnish Film Affair was held both in Helsinki and online. The winner of the award for best fiction project of the pitching event was Bubble. Currently in post-production, the comedy-drama follows a girl’s plan to reunite her parents by focusing their common attention on her, until her plans slowly become a little too perilous. The first prize for the best Nordic project, awarded to The great silence, a drama that explores a brotherly relationship as they struggle to overcome a shared history of guilt and shame. The Finnish Film Affair’s Best Documentary Project Award went to Nasrin’s voice, produced by Image Club. Currently in production, the documentary follows a young woman who no longer agrees to remain silent. Sponsored respectively by the Finnish Film Foundation, Konstsamfundet and AVEK, each prize is worth 3,000 € which will be used for the international marketing of the project.