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We Need To Talk About Thievin’

We Need To Talk About Thievin’

Thursday, October 20, 2011

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[Image by Michele Aquila] Interesting email exchange a while ago between me and a new, pale and interesting writer type we’ve been working with on a scripted comedy series. He and his – equally pale and interesting – writing partner have been working hard on a draft script for a pilot episode, plus working up […]

Good Stuff

Good Stuff

Monday, November 22, 2010

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[Image by Alan Benzie] For the past few months we’ve been filling ourselves – not literally in the New York diner featured above, but figuratively-speaking – and our Development Portfolio with some bloody Good Stuff. (Although a US outpost of Not From Concentrate is obviously still on our wish-list.) DEVELOPMENT PORTFOLIO The Development Portfolio is […]

Stop Getting Hung Up On Diversity

Stop Getting Hung Up On Diversity

Friday, April 2, 2010

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[Image by WoodleyWonderWorks] Good grief! It’s Good Friday already! Easter Greetings from Not From Concentrate HQ where public holidays don’t mean that much anymore. Still, that’s a cross we have to bear. See what I did there? Amongst the other jobs to get done today, I wanted to write a protracted blog post that covers […]

TV is Dead! Really?

TV is Dead! Really?

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

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[Image by Robert Couse-Baker] As we take the first steps into this all-new, but as-yet-undefinitively-named, decade, we’d like to be the first to officially proclaim that TV certainly isn’t dead – despite the protestations of many of its opponents in the middle of the Noughties – but continues to be the cornerstone of visual entertainment […]

Green Is For Go

Green Is For Go

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

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[Photo by Batega] A fortnight or so after the official launch of Not From Concentrate, there’s a small window of opportunity – perhaps more of a porthole – to braindump and share some of the experiences that we’ve encountered during the pre-public launch phase of this humble-but-aiming-high start-up. So, in no particular order, here go-go-goes: […]

Rage Against The Machine

Rage Against The Machine

Monday, September 7, 2009

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[Photo by greenkozi] Blimey, take a few days out to spend some time in the Spanish sun with the Little ‘Un and all hell breaks loose, in TV terms at least. Seems that some of the industry’s great and good have been having a pop at various aspects of the media establishment and what it […]

River Jumping

River Jumping

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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[Photo by Dave Bezaire] Realising that keeping this blog updated is no easy task, especially when there are a million other balls to juggle and only 24 hours in any day and somewhere within those precious 1,440 minutes, sleep and sustinence has to be fitted in. Somewhere. Ahead of the official, public launch now planned […]

Tides Of Change

Tides Of Change

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

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[Photo by Duncan Rawlinson] Great opening episode of Soho Stories, a three-part series on Radio 4 fronted by ITV’s former Director of Entertainment and Comedy and current CEO of Eyeworks UK, Paul Jackson. This episode – A Thousand Flowers – documented the creation of Channel 4 in 1982, despite the protestations of ITV and the […]

Wogan Tosh

Wogan Tosh

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

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[Photo by ralphbijker] I see that El Tel hit the tabloid headlines this weekend – PR-fectly timed a few weeks before his new series returns to the box – bemoaning the “cheap” and “humiliating” state of today’s TV schedules. “It’s not what it was like 50 years ago,” he laments. Of course it’s not and […]

We Need To Talk About Thievin’

Thu, Oct 20, 2011

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We Need To Talk About Thievin’

[Image by Michele Aquila] Interesting email exchange a while ago between me and a new, pale and interesting writer type we’ve been working with on a scripted comedy series. He and his – equally pale and interesting – writing partner have been working hard on a draft script for a pilot episode, plus working up […]

Good Stuff

Mon, Nov 22, 2010

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Good Stuff

[Image by Alan Benzie] For the past few months we’ve been filling ourselves – not literally in the New York diner featured above, but figuratively-speaking – and our Development Portfolio with some bloody Good Stuff. (Although a US outpost of Not From Concentrate is obviously still on our wish-list.) DEVELOPMENT PORTFOLIO The Development Portfolio is […]

Stop Getting Hung Up On Diversity

Fri, Apr 2, 2010

3 Comments

Stop Getting Hung Up On Diversity

[Image by WoodleyWonderWorks] Good grief! It’s Good Friday already! Easter Greetings from Not From Concentrate HQ where public holidays don’t mean that much anymore. Still, that’s a cross we have to bear. See what I did there? Amongst the other jobs to get done today, I wanted to write a protracted blog post that covers […]

TV is Dead! Really?

Wed, Jan 13, 2010

1 Comment

TV is Dead! Really?

[Image by Robert Couse-Baker] As we take the first steps into this all-new, but as-yet-undefinitively-named, decade, we’d like to be the first to officially proclaim that TV certainly isn’t dead – despite the protestations of many of its opponents in the middle of the Noughties – but continues to be the cornerstone of visual entertainment […]

Green Is For Go   Tue, Dec 1, 2009
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Rage Against The Machine   Mon, Sep 7, 2009
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River Jumping   Sun, Aug 16, 2009
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Tides Of Change   Wed, Jul 29, 2009
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