Media Group Ukraine

Exclusive: Ukraine One Year On – The fight to keep the cameras rolling

One year into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Mark Layton investigates how producers and broadcasters in the country have kept cameras rolling and what the global industry can do to support them. Today marks one year since Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Since February 2022, tens of thousands of people have been killed and […]

Ukraine’s richest man, Rinat Akhmetov, hands media licences to the state

Rinat Akhmetov, the richest man in Ukraine, has announced that his investment company SCM will exit Media Group Ukraine in accordance with recent laws in the country to curb the influence of oligarchs. The move, which has been praised by Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s office, will see Media Group Ukraine hand over its licences for […]

News round-up: Ample partners with Israeli filmmakers; Super Channel orders Nazi history doc; MX Player takes Ukrainian dramas

Ample partners with Israeli filmmakers LA prodco Ample Entertainment has signed a first-look deal with Yotam Guendelman, Mika Timor and Ari Pines, the Israeli filmmakers behind Netflx’s true crime miniseries Shadow Of Truth. Under the agreement, Ample will work with the trio to develop and produce an unscripted slate of premium stranger-than-fiction films and series. […]