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Entertainment One Strikes Distribution Deal With U.K. Scripted Producer Three Tables

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Leisure One has signed a multi-year distribution take care of fledgling U.Okay. scripted indie Three Tables Productions.

Underneath the pact, Three Tables will develop and produce unique scripted programming for eOne to distribute worldwide.

Three Tables was based by former Leopard Photos head of growth David Chikwe, ex-U.Okay. Movie Council govt Himesh Kar, and entrepreneur and investor J.T. Wong. The chairman of Three Tables is David Inexperienced, who based September Movies, and went on to change into CEO after which chairman of DCD Media.

Three Tables is growing drama tasks aimed on the U.Okay. and worldwide markets. These embody tasks being developed with France Télévisions’ france.television studios and the BBC.

It’s working with expertise resembling “Picnic at Hanging Rock” author Beatrix Christian, “Windermere Kids” and “The Eichmann Present” author Simon Block, “Gone Too Far!” author Bola Agbaje, and Veronica Gleeson, whose credit embody “Sixteen.”

Noel Hedges, eOne’s EVP of acquisitions, worldwide distribution, mentioned: “We’re frequently in search of methods to develop our distribution pipeline with business and particular person content material from actually inventive suppliers. This new take care of Three Tables is a superb alternative to get in at floor degree on simply that.”

At Leopard Photos, Chikwe co-created and collection produced CBBC present “Eve” and co-created BBC1’s “Lacking,” starring Pauline Quirke.  His early profession was spent in manufacturing and growth at Ruby Movies and Talkback Thames.

Kar was beforehand a senior govt on the U.Okay. Movie Council, chargeable for choosing and overseeing the event, financing and manufacturing of movies, together with “Man on Wire,” and Ken Loach’s “The Wind That Shakes the Barley.” He was beforehand managing director at Speakit Movies and govt producer of the Benedict Cumberbatch fronted “Stroll With Me.”

Wong co-founded Mystical Productions, which produced “The Mysti Present” for Saturday mornings on the BBC.

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