DRG Pacts with Woodcut, The Development Partnership


DRG has entered into an exclusive non-scripted content relationship with Woodcut Media and The Development Partnership (TDP).

As part of the new collaboration, DRG will also represent future programs co-produced between Woodcut and TDP in the international market. Last year, the TDP/Woodcut partnership produced Football: A Brief History by Alfie Allen for the History Channel and are currently in pre-production on another major talent-led series, to be announced soon.

Richard Halliwell, DRG’s CEO, commented: “We are truly excited by this new three-way collaboration as it puts DRG at the center of content creation and ensures we can use our expertise effectively, inputting creatively on what will work best—and generate most revenue—internationally.”

Halliwell continued: “By cleverly combining talent with their genuine passion projects, Woodcut Media and The Development Partnership have succeeded in creating a brilliant new stream of authentic, talent-led, premium factual programming. DRG’s involvement and investment will now take this to the next level and support our joint ambitions for rapidly growing an impactful and diverse slate of content. Our knowledge of the international landscape and experience of working closely with producers and broadcasters will add tremendous value to this partnership and we look forward to introducing Woodcut and TDP to a raft of contacts and opportunities for meaningful new international collaborations.”

Kate Beal, CEO at Woodcut Media, added: “This feels like the natural next step in our relationship with The Development Partnership. Now, with DRG’s international experience and wide-ranging support, we’ll be able to supercharge our efforts in this space.”

Robert Taylor from The Development Partnership said: “We are really excited to be embarking on this relationship with DRG, and continuing our relationship with Woodcut. TDP is designed as a place where talent can have a meaningful voice in development and in production, and when it comes to our factual work, we want to encourage that in the hope we can tell authentic and authored stories through documentary.”