Television Business International

Global Agency goes format hunting with French firm

Izzet-Pinto_-2014.jpgTurkish distributor Global Agency and formats development company La Fabrique des Formats have partnered to find innovative new French formats.

The partners opened the call to pitch in September and projects can be submitted until early November.

Shortlisted formats will be supported financially by La Fabrique and distributed by Global Agency. All applicants have to be considered by a chosen selective jury.

Izzet Pinto (pictured), CEO at Global Agency, said: “One of our main goals has always been to deliver original, unique, outstanding and innovative projects all around the world. With this, we have been very successful with format acquisitions and last years formats sales saw a big growth accordingly.

“This kind of partnership always helps to find the very best content and we are very happy to be involved on this pitching session partnering with La Fabrique des Formats which is a TV formats creation booster. We are very excited to learn about different kinds of formats during this period and can’t wait to present the best ones to the international TV market.”