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‘Boiling Point’ Star Stephen Graham on His First BAFTA Film Nomination and Being the Standard-Bearer for ‘Non S**t’ TV

‘Boiling Point’ Star Stephen Graham on His First BAFTA Film Nomination and Being the Standard-Bearer for ‘Non S**t’ TV 2560 1707 Samahoma Media Advisors

‘Boiling Point’ Star Stephen Graham on His First BAFTA Film Nomination and Being the Standard-Bearer for ‘Non S**t’ TV One of the most in-demand and respected names on British TV and a regular supporting star in major Hollywood titles (including ‘The Irishman,’ ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ and ‘Venom: Let There…

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‘Boiling Point’, ‘The Souvenir Part II’ head Bifa 2021 craft winners

‘Boiling Point’, ‘The Souvenir Part II’ head Bifa 2021 craft winners 2560 1707 Samahoma Media Advisors

‘Boiling Point’, ‘The Souvenir Part II’ head Bifa 2021 craft winners Taken from the original article from November 2021 Philip Barantini’s restaurant drama Boiling Point and Joanna Hogg’s sequel The Souvenir Part II head the craft winners for the 2021 British Independent Film Awards (Bifas), with three awards each.…

‘Boiling Point’ starring Stephen Graham scores worldwide deals

‘Boiling Point’ starring Stephen Graham scores worldwide deals 2560 1706 Samahoma Media Advisors

Philip Barantini’s UK drama Boiling Point, starring Stephen Graham, has secured distribution in key global territories through Paris-based sales agent Charades. Vertigo Releasing has acquired UK and Ireland rights to the feature, which was shot in one take, and plans to release the film theatrically later in 2021. Theatrical deals…



New post-COVID public VR entertainment offering announced in West Midlands £1million investment in West Midlands VR business, expanding on B2B credentials Atmos VR providing expertise and vision for new public entertainment venture Digbeth, Birmingham, chosen for new LBE Atmos VR has secured significant funding from Insight Media Fund. The £1million…

Post Virus Media Sector Investment Opportunities 

Even before Covid-19 transformed media sector consumption and resulting investment opportunities, new platforms and major players like Netflix, Amazon and Spotify were fuelling the need for more English language Film, TV, and Music for international audiences. Simultaneously, ‘Hollywood’ and other established Content providers were doubling down on fewer, high cost, high risk ‘tentpole’ projects.

Music industry rules have been rewritten too, shifting revenues away from Music Majors towards Tech companies and from Artistes who release periodically to reward those who regularly engage with their Audiences.

At the same time, Computer Gaming, VR, ESport and Immersive Live Event experiences have seen major growth too – expanding and cannibalising otherwise mature and stable media sector revenue streams.

SAMAHOMA MEDIA ADVISORS has identified, advised on, and negotiated deals from £50k to £1m since the start of 2020, and throughout the virus period, focusing on nimble, cost effective, independent projects, closely targeted at specific audiences and capable of finding a market post virus.

SAMAHOMA MEDIA ADVISORS’ focus  going forward will embrace English language, TV series and some Independent Films, VR / AR, Computer Games and Esport, Live Music and Immersive Theatre projects. These parts of the UK CREATIVE INDUSTRIES have experienced strong, sustained and, in some cases, record growth pre-virus – and with careful selection and the right level of financial and strategic support they are capable of doing so again.


Drama, Documentaries, Comedy, and unscripted formats and returning series – scaled to optimise post-virus production constraints


Story-led UK shooting projects in strong genres from proven teams, with Talent attached and cost effective, post-virus execution strategies

Gaming, AR / VR, ESport

Brand and advertiser revenue funded games and apps, and live tournament events

Live Events

Music, Art, Comedy, and Immersive Theatre – one-off and touring shows


New material and catalog from established or breaking artistes with strong social networks

Bob Clarke

40-year experienced media entrepreneur having created, developed, launched, and run Media and Entertainment entities, leading businesses and major projects for Virgin Group, News Corp, Liberty Media and Chernin Entertainment and major Brands in the EU, US and China, producing Music, Film and TV, and Live Event projects for broadcasters and major corporations, advising on and raising funding for TV and Event production, Electronic Waste, Social Media, VR start-up’s and SPVs.

Bob calls on a diverse network of experienced professionals, active across the media sector value chain, among them…

Jeremy Drysdale

Film, TV and Video Game screenwriter and novelist specialising in stories and characters for the US market

Gareth Jones

30+ years’ experience financing, selling, and distributing more than 80 independent Feature Films

Sofie Mason

Co-founder of and now co-leading its charitable arm, both focused on finding, nurturing and promoting new talent in and widening access to UK theatre

Diana Isabel Jervis-Read

Arts administrator, producer, film maker, arts and entertainment sector facilitator and Sofie Mason’s business partner in theatrical endeavours

Dr. Rebekah Louisa Smith

Transforming the career chances of independent film makers by helping their projects punch above their weight at Film Festivals and Markets worldwide

Robert Young

Veteran BAFTA Award nominated and winning TV and Film Director with numerous high-profile TV series and Feature Films to his credit from the 1970s to present day


To better understand the advice and insight Samahoma Media Advisors can provide or to suggest an exceptional project of the kind outlined above, email

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