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17 August 2016 From Broadcast | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart Australian broadcaster Seven Network has replaced BBC Worldwide as a major shareholder in scripted production company Slim Film and Television. BBC Worldwide had held a 25% stake in the indie since 2011 and a first-look deal on all its...

17 August 2016 The Seven Network – Australia’s most-watched broadcast television platform and a key business of Seven West Media, one of Australia’s leading integrated media and content creation companies – has announced its latest move in global content development and creation for the international market...

27 Feb 2015 Channel 4’s online comedy showcase Comedy Blaps today unveiled two brand new rib-tickling mini-series. First, let us introduce you to two new words: Foley (Noun): The reproduction of everyday sound effects that are added to film, video and other media in post-production to enhance audio quality. Wall...

1 May 2014 From Broadcast | By Jake Kanter The writer of ITV thriller Prey has begun work on an ambitious Mad Men-esque BBC1 drama set in the world of Formula 1 in the 1970s. Chris Lunt has been drafted in to script the series, which is being developed by former...

Thursday 16th May 2013: Slim Film + Television, the independent production company set up by Simon Crawford Collins, has won its first commission producing an intense and emotional drama set during the Cold War. Legacy, a single film for BBC Two, is a gripping espionage thriller...

16 May 2013 From Broadcast | By Jake Kanter Simon Crawford Collins is to produce a Cold War spy thriller for BBC2 – his first commission through indie Slim Film + Television since leaving Kudos in 2011. The company has been commissioned to make 90-minute single Legacy, which will be...

3 Nov 2011 Announcing Slim Film & Television – A new independent production company from Simon Crawford Collins Simon Crawford Collins today announces the creation of Slim, a new independent production company. The former joint Managing Director of Kudos Film and Television states his commitment to making quality,...

3 Nov 2011 Our start-up deals catch the headlines, but we do a lot more besides, says Helen Jackson. A few weeks ago, Clive Tulloh announced that he and Peter Bennett-Jones were co-founding a new fact-ent indie, Burning Bright, with talent at its heart. Following hot on their heels is Simon Crawford-Collins...

From Broadcast | By Catherine Neilan Former Kudos managing director Simon Crawford Collins is eyeing the world of scripted comedy as part of his new venture, Slim Film & Television. Crawford Collins, who produced Spooks’ 10 series as well as Hustle and Ashes To Ashes, said high-end drama would be...