Sources

Killer speech: Between the broadcaster and the talent

Wasteland (TV Mini-Series). Pustina. 2016. Czech Republic. 8×60′.

Directed by Ivan Zachariáš, Alice Nellis.
Produced by Jan Bílek (Etamp Film Production), Steve Matthews, Tereza Polachová (HBO Europe), Tomáš Hrubý, Pavla Janoušková Kubečková (Nutprodukce).
Story by Tomáš Hrubý, Štěpán Hulík, Pavla Janoušková Kubečková, Lukáš Kokeš.
Screenplay by Štěpán Hulík.
Broadcaster: HBO.
Distributors: HBO Max, HBO.

Burning Bush (TV Mini-Series). Hořící keř. 2013. Czech Republic. 3×80′.

Directed by Agnieszka Holland.
Produced by Tereza Polachová (HBO Europe), Tomáš Hrubý, Pavla Janoušková Kubečková (Nutprodukce), Jan Bílek (Etamp Film Production).
Screenplay by Štěpán Hulík.
Broadcaster: HBO.
Distributor: HBO, HBO Max, ARTE, Fandor, YLE, Studio Hamburg Enterprises.

Sleepers (TV Mini-Series). The Sleepers. 2019. Czech Republic. 6×60′.

Directed by Ivan Zachariáš.
Produced by Steve Matthews, Tereza Polachová (HBO Europe), Jan Bílek (Etamp Film Production).
Screenplay by Ondřej Gabriel.
Broadcaster: HBO.
Distributors: HBO, HBO Max.

Killer study: What is it like to juggle work and family? It’s hell.

Belzebubs (TV Series). In development. Finland.

Created by JP Ahonen.
Produced by Pyjama Films, YLE.
Broadcaster: YLE.

Progressive Killer 2020: Viktor Tauš

Blue Shadows (TV Mini-Series). Modré stíny. 2016. Czech Republic. 4x 70′.

Directed by Viktor Tauš.
Produced by Jan Štern, Ilona Jirásková – Czech Television (ČT).
Story by Michal Sýkora.
Screenplay by Petr Jarchovský.
Broadcaster: Czech Television (ČT).
Distributor: Czech Television (ČT).

Monsters of the Shore (TV Mini-Series). Vodník. 2019. Czech Republic. 3×60′.

Directed by Viktor Tauš.
Produced by Jan Štern, Jan Lekeš, Ilona Jirásková – Czech Television (ČT).
Story by Micha Sýkora.
Screenplay by Petr Jarchovský, Michal Sýkora.
Broadcaster: Czech Television (ČT).
Distributor: Czech Television (ČT).

Rats (TV Mini-Series). Rats. 2020. Czech Republic. 6×70′.

Directed by Viktor Tauš, Matěj Chlupáček.
Produced by Viktor Tauš (Heaven’s Gate), Matěj Chlupáček (Barletta), Agnieszka Kurzydlo (MD4), Jan Lekeš, Ilona Jirásková – Czech Television (ČT).
Screenplay by Miro Šifra.
Broadcaster: Czech Television (ČT).
Distributors: Czech Television (ČT), Warner Bros Deutschland, GoQuest Media Ventures.

Killer speech: Best TV Drama? Entertainment + Challenge

Tales of The City (TV Mini-Series). 1993. USA. 6×60′.

Directed by Alastair Reid.
Produced by Tim Bevan, Richard Kramer, Alan Poul, Armistead Maupin, Sigurjon Sighvatsson, American Playhouse, Channel 4, KQED, Working Title Films.
Story by Armistead Maupin.
Screenplay by Richard Kramer, Armistead Maupin.
Broadcaster: Channel 4.
Distributors: Channel 4, PBS, Acorn Media Group. American Playhouse, Netflix, PolyGram Video.

My Beautiful Laundrette (Film). 1985. United Kingdom. 97′.

Directed by Stephen Frears.
Produced by Tim Bvan, Sarah Radclyffe, Working Title Films, SAF Productions, Channel 4 Films.
Screenplay by Hanif Kureishi.
Broadcaster: Channel 4.
Distributors: Channel 4, Faro Films, Pan-Canadian Film Distributors, Prooptiki, Shochiku-Fuji Company, Angel Films, BFI Video, Cineplex Odeon Home Video, Front Row Filmed Entertainment, Homescreen, Karl-Lorimar Home Video, Kinowelt Home Entertainment, MCA Home Video, MGM Home Entertainment, Mainline Pictures, Mundial Filmes, Orion Classics, The Criterion Collection, Transeuropa Video Entertainment, VCL Communications, Video Collection International, Virgin Video.

A Very British Coup (TV Mini-Series). 1988. United Kingdom. 3×50′.

Directed by Mick Jackson.
Produced by Sally Hibbin, Ann Skinner, Skreba Film, Channel 4.
Screenplay by Chris Mulin, Alan Plater.
Broadcaster: Channel 4.
Distributors: Channel 4, NHK, NHK-BS2, Nea Kinisi Video.

Traffik (TV Mini-Series). 1989. United Kingdom. 6×50′.

Directed by Alastair Reid.
Produced by Brian Eastman, Christabel Albery, Carnival Film and Television, Channel 4, Picture Partnership. Screenplay by Simon Moore.
Broadcaster: Channel 4.
Distributors: Channel 4, Acorn Meda, Memphis Belle, Umbrella Entertainment.

The Politician’s Wife (TV Mini-Series). 1995. United Kingdom. 3×60′.

Directed by Graham Theakston.
Produced by Jenny Edwards, Jeanna Polley, Neal Weisman, Channel 4.
Screenplay by Paula Milne.
Broadcaster: Channel 4.
Distributors: Channel 4 Television Corporation, PBS.

The Gravy Train (TV Mini-Series). 1990. United Kingdom, France, Germany. 4×54′.

Directed by David Tucker.
Produced by Victor Glynn, Phillip Hinchcliffe, Andrew Warren, Ian Warren, Channel 4, France 2, Portman Productions, ZDF.
Screenplay by Malcom Bradbury.
Broadcasters: Channel 4, France 2, ZDF.
Distributors: Amalgamated Global Television, CBS International, Rai 2, Televisión Espanola.

Breaking Bad (TV Series). 2008-2013. USA. 62×49′.

Created by Vince Gilligan.
Directed by Adam Bernstein, Jim McKay, Tricia Brock, Bronwen Hughes, Tim Hunter, Vince Gilligan, Phil Abraham, Michelle MacLaren, Michael Slovis, Bryan Cranston, Peter Gould, George Mastras, Charles Haid, Terry McDonough, John Dahl, Johan Renck, Peter Medak, Félix Enríquez Alcalá, Colin Bucksey, Scott Winant, John Shiban, Rian Johnson, David Slade, Thomas Schnauz, Sam Catlin.
Produced by High Bridge Productions, Gran Via Productions, Sony Pictures Television, American Movie Classics. Screenplay by Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, George Mastras, Sam Catlin, Moira Walley-Beckett, Thoma Schnauz, Gniffer Hutchison, John Shiban, J. Roberts, Petty Lin.
Broadcaster: AMC.
Distributors: AMC, 5USA, ARTE, AXN, BeTV, CNBC-e, Fiji Broadcasting, Film 1 Action, Film 1 Series, Five US, Fox Network, Fuji TV NEXT, KVH Media Group, Monte Carlo Television Canal 4, Nelonen, Netflix, Nova Cinema, Orange Cinemax, Paramount Comedy, Pop TV, Prime Series, RTL Klub Televízió, SF, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Spike, SundanceTV, Super! Drama TV, TV8, Universal Sony Pictures Entertainment, VPRO, e2.

Videos and clips

80’s Adverts Vol. 100: Channel 4 (13 December 1987). Available on YouTube via the SaxSells account.

CHANNEL 4 – LAUNCH DAY START UP (1982). Available on YouTube via the Andy Pearman’s account.

Goodnight from Channel 4 1980’s. Available on YouTube via the BTJustice account.

Killer study: Female humour (r)evolution

Betty (TV Series). 2020. USA. 6×30′.

Created by Crystal Moselle.
Directed by Crystal Moselle.
Produced by Crystal Moselle, Lesley Arfin, Igor Srubshchik, Jason Weinberg, Britta Lundin, Lizzie Nastro, Izabella Tzenkova, Untitled Entertainment.
Screenplay by Patricia Breen, Crystal Moselle, Moshe Kasher, Naima Ramos-Chapman, Veronica Rodriguez, Lesley Arfin.
Broadcaster: HBO.
Distributor: HBO, OSC City, Sky Comedy.

Orange Is the New Black (TV Series), 2013-2019, USA, 91×59′.

Created by Jenji Kohan. Directed by Michael Trim, Andrew McCarthy, Jodie Foster, Matthew Penn, Phil Abraham, Uta Briesewitz, Jennifer Getzinger, Constantine Makris, Tricia Brock, Allison Anders, Daisy von Scherler Mayer, S.J. Clarkson, Nicole Holofcener, Anthony Hemingway, Julie Anne Robinson, Mark A. Burley, Jesse Peretz, Matthew Weiner, Laura Prepon, Nick Sandow, Wendey Stanzler, Sian Heder, Clark Johnson, Erin Feeley, Ludovic Littee, Natasha Lyonne, Diego Velasco.
Produced by Jenji Kohan, Liz Friedman, Sara Hess, Tara Herrmann, Lisa Vinnecour, Neri Kyle Tannenbaum, Mark A. Burley, Neri Kyle Tannenbaum, Tilted Productions Lionsgate Television.
Story by Piper Kerman.
Screenplay by Sian Heder, Sara Hess, Nick Jones, Lauren Morelli, Marco Ramirez, Stephen Falk, Jim D. Gray, Gary Lennon, Tara Herrmann, Hartley Voss, Alex Regnery, Jordan Harrison, Carly Mensch, Jenji Kohan, Ludovic Littee, Brian Chamberlayne, Molly Smith Metzler, Liz Friedman, Tami Sagher, Heather Jeng Bladt, Vera Santamaria.
Broadcaster: Netflix.
Distributors: Netflix, DiziMax, Entertainment One, Lionsgate Films Home Entertainment, Sony Crime Channel, Sony Entertainment Television, StudioCanal, Viacom International Media Networks.

Sex and the City (TV Series), 1988-2004, USA, 94×30′.

Created by Darren Star.
Directed by Susan Seidelman, Alison Maclean, Allison Anders, David Frankel, Allen Coulter, Charles McDougall, Alan Taylor, Michael Spiller, Michael Patrick King, Nicole Holofcener, Victoria Hochberg, John David Coles, Daniel Algrant, Timothy Van Patten, Michael Fields, Darren Star, Wendey Stanzler, Michael Engler, Julian Farino, Matthew Harrison, Martha Coolidge.
Produced by Darren Star, Michael Patrick King, John P. Melfi, Jenny Bicks, Sarah Jessica Parker, Cindy Chupack, Jane Raab, Antonia Ellis, Julie Rottenberg, Elisa Zuritsky, Darren Star Productions, HBO, Sex and the City Productions.
Story by Candace Bushnell.
Screenplay by Michael Patrick King, Julie Rottenberg, Elisa Zuritsky, Amy Harris, Michael Green, Jenji Kohan, Alexa Junge, Jessica Bendinger, Aury Wallington, Allan Heinberg, Jenny Bicks, Cindy Chupack, Darren Star, Liz Tuccillo, Judy Toll, Nicole Avril, Terri Minsky.
Broadcaster: HBO.
Distributors: HBO, Warner Bros, CBS Drama, Alter, Comedy Max, DiziMax, Fox 8, LaLa TV, M6, Multishow, HBO Max, Net5, Paramount Home Entertainment, Paris Premiere, TV6, Téva, Vijftv, W9, WOWOW.

Gilmore Girls (TV Series). 2000-2007. USA. 153×44′.

Created by Amy Sherman-Palladino.
Directed by Jamie Babbit, Kenny Ortega, Matthew Diamond, Gail Mancuso, Lesli Linka Glatter, Robert Berlinger, Steven Robman, Bethany Rooney, Alan Myerson, Lev L. Spiro, Nicole Holofcener, Wil Shriner, Michael Katleman, Peter Lauer, Ken Whittingham, Perry Lang, Steve Gomer, Michael Grossman, Eric Laneuville, Amy Sherman-Palladino, Arlene Sanford, Jackson Douglas, Adam Nimoy, Sarah Pia Anderson, Rodman Flender, David Petrarca, Bruce Seth Green, Chris Long, Michael Zinberg, Kevin Dowling, Victor Nelli Jr., Daniel Palladino, Nick Marck, Danny Leiner, Neema Barnette, Tom Moore, Marita Grabiak, Michael Schultz, David Paymer, Lee Shallat Chemel, Joe Ann Fogle.
Produced by Amy Sherman-Palladino, Daniel Palladino, Gavin Polone, David S. Rosenthal, Chrisann Verges, Jessica Queller, Sheila R. Lawrence, Helen Pai, Dorothy Parker Drank Here Productions, Hofflund/Polone, Warner Bros.
Screenplay by Amy Sherman-Palladino, John Stephens, Jane Espenson, Bill Prady, Jenji Kohan, David S. Rosenthal, Jennie Snyder Urman, Janet Leahy, Gina Fattore, Daniel Palladino, Jordon Nardino, Allan Heinberg, Lisa Randolph, Rebecca Sinclair, Jessica Queller, Jed Seidel, Sheila R. Lawrence, Rina Mimoun, Justin Tanner, David Babcock.
Broadcaster: The WB, The CB.
Distributors: Warner Bros. Television, The CW Network, CNBC-e, CanWest Global Television Network, Club RTL, Disney Channel, ETV, Hallmark Channel, LaLa TV, MTVA, Moviemax Family, Net5, Netflix, Nickleodeon, Visat3, Vox.

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (TV Mini-Series). 2016. USA. 4×90′.

Created by Amy Sherman-Palladino.
Directed by Daniel Palladino, Amy Sherman-Palladino.
Produced by Amy Sherman-Palladino, Daniel Palladino, Dylan K. Massin, Helen Pai, Warner Bros. Television.
Screenplay by Daniel Palladino, Amy Sherman-Palladino.
Broadcaster: Netflix, Warner Home Video.

Killing Eve (TV Series). 2018-2020. United Kingdom. 24×42′.

Created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
Directed by Harry Bradbeer, Jon East, Damon Thomas, Lisa Brühlmann, Francesca Gregorini, Terry McDonough, Miranda Bowen, Shannon Murphy.
Produced by Morenike Williams, Andrew Noble, Nige Watson, Colin Wratten, Sally Woodward Gentle, Lee Morris, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Emerald Fennell, Gina Mingacci, Damon Thomas, Punit Kulkarni, Sandra Oh, Elinor Day, Sid Gentle Films (as Sid Gentle Films Ltd), Endeavor Content, BBC America.
Story by Luke Jennings.
Screenplay by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Emerald Fennell, Jessica Ashworth, George Kay, D.C. Moore, Freddy Syborn, Jeremy Dyson, Vicky Jones, Anna Jordan, Laura Neal, Krissie Ducker.
Broadcaster: BBC America, BBC iPlayer.
Distributors: BBC America, BBC Three, IMG, Bravo Network Canada, BBC, CTV Drama, Canal+, HBO, NPO, RTÉ, StarzPlay, Universal Pictures, Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Videoland. WOWOW Prime.

Big Little Lies (TV Series). 2017-2019. USA. 14×60′.

Created by David E. Kelley.
Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée, Andrea Arnold.
Produced by Nicole Kidman, David Auge, David E. Kelley (David E. Kelley Productions), Jean-Marc Vallée, Reese Witherspoon, Bruna Papandrea, Per Saari, Gregg Fienberg, Nathan Ross, Andrea Arnold, Liane Moriarty, Barbara A. Hall, HBO, Pacific Standard (season 1), Crazyrose (season 2), Hello Sunshine (season 2), Blossom Films (season 1-2).
Story by Liane Moriarty.
Screenplay by David E. Kelley.
Broadcaster: HBO.
Distributors: HBO, BeTV, DiziMax, HBO Max, HOT, Nova Cinema, OCS City, RTS, Showcase Australia, Sky Atlantic, Star Channel, Ziggo Movies and Series XL, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Warner Home Video.

Broad City (TV Series). 2014-2019. USA. 50×22′.

Created by Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson.
Directed by Nicholas Jasenovec, John Lee, Lucia Aniello, Michael Blieden, Amy Poehler, Jeff Tomsic, Todd Biermann, Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Chris Teague, Ryan McFaul, Nick Paley, Lilly Burns.
Produced by Ryan Cunningham, Jake Fuller, John Skidmore, Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson, Amy Poehler, Dave Becky, Tony Hernandez, Samantha Saifer, Paul W. Downs, Lucia Aniello, Lilly Burns, 3 Arts Entertainment, Jax Media, Paper Kite Productions, Comedy Partners.
Screenplay by Chris Kelly, Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs, Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Gabe Liedman, Josh Rabinowitz, Tami Sagher.
Broadcaster: Comedy Central.
Distributors: CBS Television Distribution, Comedy Central, 4Music.

Better Things (TV Series). 2016-2020. USA. 43×22′.

Created by Pamela Adlon, Louis C.K.
Directed by Louis C.K., Pamela Adlon, Nisha Ganatra, Lance Bangs.
Produced by Pamela Adlon, M. Blair Breard (seasons 1–2), Dave Becky (seasons 1–2), Louis C.K. (seasons 1–2), Joanne Toll, Sally Sue Beisel, FX Productions (presents) (as FX) , Pig Newton (seasons 1-2), 3 Arts Entertainment (seasons 1-2), Slam Book (season 3) (as Slam Book Inc.).
Screenplay by Pamela Adlon, Gina Fattore, Cindy Chupack, Louis C.K., Joe Hortua, Sarah Gubbins, Ira Parker, Patricia Resnick.
Broadcaster: FX.
Distributors: 20th Television (seasons 1-3), Disney-ABC Domestic Television (seasons 4-present), FX Network, Entertain TV Serien, HBO.

Fleabag (TV Series). 2016-2019. United Kingdom. 12×27′.

Created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
Directed by Harry Bradbeer, Tim Kirkby (pilot). Produced by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Harry Williams, Jack Williams, Harry Bradbeer, Lydia Hampson, Joe Lewis, Sarah Hammond, Two Brothers Pictures.
Screenplay by Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
Broadcaster: BBC Three, Amazon Prime Video.
Distributors: BBC Three, BBC, Amazon Prime Video, WOWOW Prime, YLE.

Girls (TV Series). 2012-2017. USA. 62×28′.

Created by Lena Dunham.
Directed by Lena Dunham, Jesse Peretz, Richard Shepard, Jody Lee Lipes, Claudia Weill, Jamie Babbit, Nisha Ganatra, Alex Karpovsky, Tricia Brock, Jenni Konner.
Produced by Lena Dunham, Judd Apatow, Jenni Konner, Ilene S. Landress, Bruce Eric Kaplan, Peter Phillips, Dan Sterling, Apatow Productions.
Screenplay by Murray Miller, Judd Apatow, Deborah Schoeneman, Dan Sterling, Jenni Konner, Lena Dunham, Tami Sagher, Paul Simms.
Broadcaster: HBO.
Distributors: HBO, Warner Bros. Television Distribution, C More, Canal+, DiziMax Comedy, FOX Life, Glitz, Star Channel, TNT Comedy, TNT Glitz, Ziggo Movies and Series XL.

I May Destroy You (TV Series). 2020. United Kingdom. 12×30′.

Created by Michaela Coel.
Directed by Sam Miller, Michaela Coel.
Produced by Michaela Coel, Phil Clarke, Roberto Troni, Sam Miller, Jo McLellan, Simon Meyers, Simon Maloney, BBC, Falkna Productions, HBO.
Screenplay by Michaela Coel.
Broadcaster: BBC One, HBO.
Distributors: BBC, BBC One, Warner Bros. Television Distribution, HBO, HBO Max.

Killer study: The battle against the body and the mind

Albatros (TV Series). 2020. Belgium. 8×42′.

Directed by Wannes Destoop.
Produced by Gilles Coulier, Gilles De Schryver and Wouter Sap for De Wereldvrede.
Story by Wannes Destoop, Dominique Van Malder, Tom Dupont, Gilles Coulier.
Broadcaster: Canvas VRT. Sales: Wild Bunch TV.

Killer study: Famous Czech-German co-productions

The Visitors (TV Series). Návštěvníci. Die Besucher. 1983. Czechoslovakia, Western Germany. 16×30′.

Created by Ota Hofman, Jindřich Polák.
Directed by Jindřich Polák.
Produced by Jan Šustr, Czechoslovak television, Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR), Barrandov Studios.
Story by Ota Hofman.
Screenplay by Ota Hofman, Jindřich Polák.
Broadcaster: Czechoslovak Television, WDR, BR.
Distributor: Czechoslovak Television, WDR, BR.

Mr. Tau (TV Series). Pan Tau. Herr Tau. 1970-1978. Czechoslovakia, Western Germany. 33×32′.

Directed by Jindřich Polák.
Produced by Czechoslovak Television, Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), Barrandov Studios, Neue Thalia (1969), Saarländischer Rundfunk (SR).
Story by Ota Hofman.
Screenplay by Ota Hofman, Jindřich Polák.
Broadcaster: Czechoslovak Television, WDR, SR.
Distributors: Czechoslovak Television, WDR, SR.

Lucy the Menace of Street (TV Series). Luzie, der Schrecken der Straße.Lucie, 1980. Lucie, postrach ulice (film, 1st to 3rd original series episode together). 1984. …a zase ta Lucie! (film, 4th to 6th original series episode together). 1984. Czechoslovakia, Western Germany. 6×30′.

Directed by Jindřich Polák.
Produced by Barrandov Studios, Anima Hamburg, Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), Saarländischer Rundfunk (SR), Südwestfunk (SWF), Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), SRF Swiss Radio and Television, Telecip Productions.
Story by Ota Hofman.
Screenplay by Ota Hofman.
Broadcaster: ARD.

Clown Ferdinand and the Rocket (Film). Klaun Ferdinand a raketa. 1963. Czechoslovakia. 72′.

Directed by Jindřich Polák.
Produced by Rudolf Wolf, Czechoslovak State Film, Barrandov Studios. Story by Ota Hofman.
Screenplay by Ota Hofman, Jindřich Polák.
Distributor: Icestorm Entertainment, Ústřední půjčovna filmů.

Icarus XB-1 (Film). Ikarie XB-1. Voyage to the End of the Universe. 1963. Czechoslovakia. 88′.

Directed by Jindřich Polák.
Produced by Barrandov Studios.
Story by Stanisław Lem.
Screenplay by Pavel Juráček, Jindřich Polák, Stanisław Lem.
Distributors: Ústřední půjčovna filmů, American International Pictures, Progès Films, American International Pictures (AIP), Anglo-Amalgamated Film Distributors, Capricci Cine, Capricci Films, Copiapoa Film, Film AB Corona, Les Bookmakers, BijouFlix Releasing, Filmexport Home Video s.r.o., Ostalgica, Second Run, YLE.

Octopuses from the Second Floor (TV Series). Chobotnice z druhého patra. Die Tintenfische aus dem zweiten Stock. 1986. Czechoslovakia, Western Germany. Switzerland. Austria. France. Portugal. 4×57′.

Directed by Jindřich Polák.
Produced by Jan Šuster, Jaroslav Bouček, Barrandov Studios, Filmexport Prague, Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR), Südwestfunk (SWF) , Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), Schweizer Fernsehen (FS), Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF), Revcom Télévision, Radiotelevisão Portuguesa (RTP).
Story by Ota Hofman.
Screenplay by Ota Hofman, Jindřich Polák.
Broadcaster: ARD, DDR, WDR, MDR, Czechoslovak Television.
Distributors: Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (ARD), Universum Film (UFA).

Arabela (TV Series). 1980. Czechoslovakia. 13×30′.

Directed by Václav Vorlíček.
Produced by Czechoslovak Television, Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR). Screenplay by Miloš Macourek, Václav Vorlíček.
Broadcaster: Czechoslovak Television, Deutsches Fernsehen, ARD, DDR.
Distributors: Czechoslovak Television, Verenigde Arbeiders Radio Amateurs (VARA).

The Flying Cestmir (TV Mini-Series). Létající Čestmír. Der Fliegende Ferdinand. 1983. Czechoslovakia, Western Germany. 6×45′.

Directed by Václav Vorlíček.
Produced by Czechoslovak Television, Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR).
Story by Miloš Macourek.
Screenplay by Miloš Macourek.
Broadcaster: Czechoslovak Television, WDR, Deutsches Fernsehen, DDR.
Distributors: Czechoslovak Television, WDR.

Photos

Photos of Ota Hofman from Ota Hofman 90: www.otahofman90.cz/fotogalerie/

Photo of Miloš Macourek from Kam po Česku: https://www.kampocesku.cz/clanek/20527/mistr-fantazie

Photo of Václav Vorlíček and Miloš Macourek from the archive of Czech Television

Killer among us: (Up)coming from Russia

To the Lake (TV Series). Эпидемия (Epidemiya). 2019. Russia. 8×48′.

Directed by Pavel Kostomarov.
Produced by Valerij Fedorovich, Yevgeniy Nikishov, Alexandr Bondarev, Rafael Minasbekjan, Janik Fajzijev, 1-2-3 Production.
Story by Yana Vagner.
Screenplay by Roman Kantor, Alexej Karaulov.
Broadcaster: Netflix.
Distributor: Netflix.

Gogol: The Beginning (TV Film). Гоголь. Начало (Gogol. Nachalo). Devided into series Chapter One: Murders in Dikanka and Chapter Two: The Red Scroll. 2017. Russia. 107′.

Directed by Egor Baranov.
Produced by Artur Janibekyan, Evgeniy Nikishov, Valerij Fedorovich, Alexander Tsekalo, TV-3, Sreda.
Screenplay by Tikhon Kornev, Kim Belov, Alexey Chupov, Natalya Merkulova, Alexey Karaulov, Philip Konyashov.
Broadcaster: TV-3, Amazon Prime.
Distributors: TV-3, Karoprokat, Amazon Prime.

Gogol: Viy (TV Film). Гоголь. Вий. Devided into series Chapter Three: Enchanted place (Dead Souls, 2019; The well of blood, 2019) and Chapter Four: Viy. 2018. 99′.

Directed by Egor Baranov.
Produced by Alexander Tsekalo, Artur Janibekyan, Valeriy Fedorovich, Evgeniy Nikishov, Sreda, TV-3.
Screenplay by Tichon Kornev, Kim Belov, Alexej Karaulov, Alexey Chupov, Natalya Merkulova.
Broadcaster: TV-3, Amazon Prime.
Distributors: TV-3, Karoprokat, Amazon Prime.

Gogol: A Terrible Vengeance (TV Film). Гоголь. Страшная месть (Gogol. Strashnaya mest). Devided into series Chapter five: Rider’s Lair and Chapter six: Terrible Vengeance. 2018. 106′.

Directed by Egor Baranov.
Produced by Alexander Tsekalo, Artur Janibekyan, Valeriy Fedorovich, Evgeniy Nikishov, Sreda, TV-3.
Screenplay by Tichon Kornev, Kim Belov, Alexander Tsekalo (idea), Alexey Chupov, Natalya Merkulova.
Broadcaster: TV-3, Amazon Prime.
Distributors: TV-3, Karoprokat, Amazon Prime.

Gogol (TV Series). Гоголь. 2017-2019. Russia. 8 episodes.

Directed by Egor Baranov.
Produced by Artur Janibekyan, Evgeniy Nikishov, Valerij Fedorovich, Alexander Tsekalo, TV-3, Sreda.
Screenplay by Tikhon Kornev, Kim Belov, Alexey Chupov, Natalya Merkulova, Alexey Karaulov, Philip Konyashov, Alexander Tsekalo.
Broadcaster: TV-3.
Distributor: TV-3.

The Blackout (TV Film). Аванпост (Avanpost). 2019. Russia. 127′.

Directed by Egor Baranov.
Produced by Valeriya Fedorovich, Evgenij Nikishov, Valeriy Fedorovich, Ivan Golomovzyuk 1-2-3 Production, TNT-Premier, TV-3.
Screenplay by Natalya Dubovaya, Ivan Kapitonov, Svyatoslav Podgaevskiy, Ilya Kulikov.
Broadcaster: TV3.
Distributors: Albatros Film, Karoprokat, Kinostar Filmverleih, 4Digital Media, Central Partnership Sales House, TV-3, Umbrella Entertainment.

The Dead Mountain: the Dyatlov Pass Incident (TV Series). Перевал Дятлова (Pereval Dyatlova). In development. Russia. 8 episodes.

Directed by Valeriy Fedorovich, Evgeniy Nikishov.
Produced by Valeriy Fedorovich, Evgeniy Nikishov, 1-2-3- Production.
Screenplay by Ilya Kulikov.
Broadcaster: Premier (OTT).
Distributor: Beta Film.

An Ordinary Woman (TV Series). Обычная женщина (Obychnaya zhenshchina). 2018-2020. Russia. 17×60′.

Directed by Boris Chlebnikov.
Produced by Valeriya Vedorovich, Evgeniy Nikishov, Valeriy Fedorovich, 1-2-3 Production.
Screenplay by Denis Utochkin, Marija Melenevskaja.
Broadcaster: TV-3, SBS.
Distributor: Cineflix Rights, Canal+ Poland, TVNZ.

Call-center (TV Mini-Series). Koll-tsentr. 2020. Russia. 8×44′.

Directed by Alexey Chupov, Natalya Merkulova.
Produced by 1-2-3 Production, Look Film.
Screenplay by Alexey Chupov, Natalya Merkulova.
Broadcaster: TNT, Premier (OTT).

Six Empty Seats (TV Series). Полёт (Polyot). 2020. Russia. 8×48′.

Directed by Pyotr Todorovsky jr.
Produced by Valeriy Fedorovich, Evgeniy Nikishov, 1-2-3 Production.
Screenplay by Pyotr Todorovsky jr.

The Big Game (TV Series). Игра на выживание (Igra na vyzhivanie). 2020. Russia. 12×50′.

Directed by Karen Oganesyan.
Produced by Valeriy Fedorovich, Evgeniy Nikishov, 1-2-3 Production, TNT Premier Studios.
Screenplay by Maksim Yesaulov, Kirill Mukhanov, Yeakterina Popechiteleva, Yuri Sapronov, Vyacheslav Yakovlev.
Broadcaster: TNT.
Distributor: TNT-Premier.

Identification (TV Series). Идентификация (Identifikatsiya). 2020. Russia. 8×52′.

Directed by Vladlena Sandu.
Produced by Valeriy Fedorovich, Evgeniy Nikishov, 1-2-3 Production, Ivan Golomovzyuk, TNT Premier Studios.
Screenplay by Vladlena Sandu, Nikita Ikonnikv.
Broadcaster: TNT.
Distributor: TNT-Premier.

Killer study: PractiCORONAly broke

sKORO NA mizine (TV series). 2020. Czech Republic. 3×25′.

Directed by Vladimír Skórka.
Produced by Martin Lindovský, Mario Karabín, Barbora Kirchnerová, Jana Juříčková.
Screenplay by Martin Šimíček, Vladimír Skórka, Michal Suchánek, Petr Kolečko.
Available at YouTube on The Well Stuffed Beaver account (Czech only).

Killer speech: Vinca Wiedemann

Borgen (TV series). The Fortress. 2010-2013. Denmark. 30×58′.

Created by Adam Price.
Directed by Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, Rumle Hammerich.
Produced by Camilla Hammerich, DR, SAM Productions.
Screenplay by Adam Price, Jeppe Gjervig Gram, Tobias Lindholm.
Broadcaster: DR1.
Distributors: DR, ARTE, AVA, BBC, Canvas, Film1 Series, JTBC, Link TV, Lumiere Home Entertainment, Netflix, NEK, Prime Series, Super Drama TV, SVT, VARA, WVG Medien, Warner Home Video, YLE.

Photos

Photo of the The National Film School of Denmark, Facebook page Den Danske Filmskole: https://www.facebook.com/DenDanskeFilmskole/

Come, watch and kill: TV Drama Vision

22 July (TV Series). 22. juli. 2020. Norway. 6×50′.

Created by Pål Sletaune, Sara Johnsen.
Directed by Pål Sletaune, Gjyljeta Berisha.
Produced by Per Berge Engebretsen, Elisabeth Tangen, NRK Drama.
Screenplay by Sara Johnsen, Pål Sletaune, Kjersti Wøien Håland.
Broadcaster: NRK.
Distributors: NRK, YLE.

Caliphate (TV Series). Kalifat. 2020. Sweden. 8×46′.

Created by Wilhelm Behrman.
Directed by Goran Kapetanovic.
Produced by Tomas Michaelsson, SVT, Filmlance International AB, Imaginarium Films Screenplay by Niklas Rockström.
Broadcaster: SVT.
Distributors: Endemol Shine International, SVT, Netflix.

Magnus (TV Series). 2019. Norway. 6×30′.

Directed by Geir Henning Hopland.
Produced by Anders Tangen, Viafilm, NRK.
Screenplay by Vidar Magnussen.
Broadcaster: NRK.
Distributor: NRK, Hat Trick International.

SKAM (TV Series). 2015-2017. Norway. 43×30′.

Created by Julie Andem.
Directed by Julie Andem.
Produced by Marianne Furevold-Boland, Mari Magnus, NRK.
Screenplay by Julie Andem.
Broadcaster: NRK.
Distribution: NRK, YLE, DR, SÚV, SVT.

Videos

Opening Ceremony and Invigningsfest – Göteborg Film Festival 2020. Photo and clip by Rasmus Brandin. 2020. Available at YouTube on the gbgfilmfestival account.

TV Drama Vision 2015: 100 Code. Göteborg Film Festival. 2015. Available at YouTube on the gbgfilmfestival account.

Format detectives: From one global drama trend to another + corpus delicti

It’s Okay Not to be Okay (TV Series). 사이코지만 괜찮아 (Saikojiman Gwaenchanha). 2020. South Korea. 16×77′.

Directed by Shin-woo Park.
Produced by Studio Dragon, Story TV, Gold Medalist.
Screenplay by Jo Yong.
Broadcaster: tvN.
Distributors: tvN, Netflix.

He She They (TV Series). Todxs nosotrxs. 2020. Brazil. 7×30′.

Directed by Daniel Ribeiro, Vera Egito.
Produced by HBO Latin America.
Screenplay by Heitor Dhalia, Vera Egito, Alice Marcone, Daniel Ribeiro.
Broadcaster: HBO Latin America.
Distributors: HBO, HBO Max.

Biohackers (TV Series). 2020. Germany. 7×44′.

Created by Christian Ditter.
Directed by Christian Ditter, Tim Trachte.
Produced by Uli Putz, Jakob Claussen, Claussen + Putz Filmproduktion.
Screenplay by Tanja Bubbel, Nikolaus Schulz-Dornburg, Johanna Thalmann.
Broadcaster: Netflix.
Distributor: Netflix.

Alice (TV Series). 호텔 앨리스 (Aelliseu). 2020. South Korea. 16×60′.

Directed by Soo-chan Baek.
Produced by Studio S.
Screenplay by Cheol-gyoo Kang, Kyu-won Kim, Kim Ga-Yeong.
Broadcaster: SBS.
Distributor: SBS.

Churails (Web Series). 2020. Pakistan. 10×55′.

Directed by Asim Abbasi.
Produced by Mo Azmi Shailja Kejriwal, Asim Abbasi, A Glasshouse Production.
Screenplay by Asim Abbasi.
Distributor: ZEE5, Zindagi.

Fly The Jumper (TV Series). 違反校規的跳投 (Wéifǎn Xiàoguī de Tiàotóu). 2020. Taiwan. 4×25′.

Directed by Li Ruonong.
Produced by Studio 76.co, Dentsu Aegis Network.
Screenplay by Peng Yashu.
Broadcaster: myVideo.
Distribution: myVideo, Viki, meWatch

Killer among us: (Up)coming from Flanders, Belgium

Blackout (TV Series). 2020. Belgium. 10×45′.

Created by Bas Adriaensen, Philippe De Schepper, Geert Verbanck.
Directed by Joël Vanhoebrouck.
Produced by Philippe De Schepper, Jonnydepony, VRT.
Broadcaster: VRT.
Distribution: VRT.

GR5 (TV Series). 2020. Belgium, Germany. 8×45′.

Directed by Jan Matthys.
Produced by Dorothe Beinmeier, Serge Bierset, Stephanie Leliaert, Barbara Van Poeck, Banijay Studios France, Red Balloon Film, Telenet, ZDFneo, Zodiak Belgium, VRT.
Screenplay by Gert Goovaerts, Lynnsey Peeters.
Broadcaster: VRT, ZDF.
Distributors: VRT, ZDF neo.

Undercover (TV Series). 2019-2020. Belgium, Netherlands, Germany. 20×50′. Created by Nico Moolenaar.

Directed by Eshref Reybrouck, Frank Devos, Cecilia Verheyden.
Produced by Jan Theys, Pieter Van Huyck, Ivy VanhaeckeZDF, Eén (VRT).
Screenplay by Lars Damoiseaux, Eveline Hagenbeek, Nico Moolenaar, Sachint Goel, Shane Gotcher, Piet Matthys, Jan Theys, Bart Uytdenhouwen.
Broadcaster: Eén (VRT).
Distributors: VRT, Netflix.

Albatros (TV Series). 2020. Belgium. 8×42′.

Directed by Wannes Destoop.
Produced by Gilles Coulier, Gilles De Schryver and Wouter Sap for De Wereldvrede, VRT.
Story by Wannes Destoop, Dominique Van Malder, Tom Dupont, Gilles Coulier.
Broadcaster: Canvas (VRT).
Sales: Wild Bunch TV.

Come, watch and kill: Serien Festival Basel

Banking district (TV Series). Quartier des Banques. 2018-2019. Switzerland, Belgium. 16×52′.

Directed by Fulvio Bernasconi.
Produced by Gaëtan David, Dorien Onsea, Gérard Cavat, Panache Productions, Point Prod, Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS).
Screenplay by Fluvio Bernasconi, Jean-Marc Fröhle.
Broadcasters: RTS, SRF, Teleclub.
Distribution: RTS, APC Studios, Magenta TV.

Bulle (TV Series). Kleine Lügen. White Lies. 2020. Switzerland. 6×52′.

Directed by Anne Deluz.
Produced by Anne Deluz, Luc Peter, Intermezzo Films SA.
Screenplay by Anne Deluz, Ståle Stein Berg, Lorène Delannoy, Béatrice Guelpa.
Broadcasters: RTS, SRG.
Distributors: RTS, SRG.

Helvetica (TV Series). 2019. Switzerland, Belgium. 6×52′.

Directed by Romain Graf.
Produced by Pauline Gygax, Max Karli, Rita Productions, Versus Production, RTS.
Screenplay by Thoms Eggel, Romain Graf, Christophe Lemoine, Léo Millard, Leonadro Valenti.
Broadcasters: RTS, SRG.
Distributors: RTS, SRG, Playtime.

Seitentriebe (TV Series). Monogamish. 2018. Switzerland. 8×23′.

Directed by Güzin Kar, Markus Welter. Produced by Anne-Catherine Lang, Olivier Zobrist, Langfilm Zurich, SRF.
Screenplay by Güzin Kar.
Broadcaster: SRF.
Distributors: First Look Media, SRF, Sundance TV, Topic.

Wilder (TV Series). 2017-2020. Switzerland. 12×60′.

Directed by Pierre Monnard.
Produced by C-Films AG, Panimage, SRF.
Screenplay by Béla Batthyany, Alexander Szombath.
Broadcaster: SRF.
Distributors: SRF, EuroVideo.

STHOPP Suisse (Web Series). 2016. Switzerland. 8 episodes.

Broadcasters: RSI, RTS, SRF, RTR.

Killer study: European Drama Initiative

Winter Palace (TV Series). In development. Switzerland. 6×52′.

Created by Lindsay Shapero, Pilar Anguita-MacKay and Jean-Marc Fröhle.
Produced by Jean-Marc Fröhle, Point Prod, RTS.
Story by Lindsay Shapero. 
Screenplay by Lindsay Shapero, Stéphane Mitchell, Claire Armspach.
Broadcaster: RTS.

Arcadia (TV Series). In development. Release date: 2023. Belgium, Netherlands. 8 x 48′.

Created by Bas Adriaensen, Philippe De Schepper.
Directed by Tim Oliehoek. Produced by Helen Perquy, Philippe De Schepper, jonnydepony.
Screenplay by Bas Adriaensen, Philippe De Schepper, Zita Theunynck.
Broadcasters: Eén (VRT), KRO-NCRV (NPO).

Killer study: #socialdistancing

Social Distancing (Instagram drama). 2020. Finland. 6×10′.

Created by Hyppe Salmi (YLE), Veera Ojola, Kaya Pakaslahti, Fanni Noroila.

Killer study: A Good Man

A Good Man (TV Series). Хороший человек (Khoroshiy chelovek). 2020. Russia. 9×50′.

Directed by Konstantin Bogomolov.
Produced by Eduard Ilojan, Denis Zhalinskij, Vitalij Shljappo, Alexej Trocjuk, Elena Stepanishcheva, Evgeniy Semin, Start.
Screenplay by Konstantin Bogomolov, Ruslan Galeev, Pavel Teterskiy.
Broadcaster: Start.
Distributor: Start.