NTR lines up ‘Hepworth’ as Benelux buyers acquire from TVF


Benelux-based broadcaster NTR is among companies to have picked up programming from UK factual distributor TVF International.

The deal includes Sequoia Films’ documentary Indian Space Dreams (1 x 52), which was filmed over five years and provides an insight into India’s space mission that operates out of Mumbai.

Elsewhere, Avrotros acquired Unity House Productions’ doc about sculptor Hepworth (1 x 50) for its biography slot, Close-Up, while the broadcaster’s SVOD platform, NPO Max, has acquired travel titles including Channel 4 commission Hidden Villages and Hidden Coastal Villages.

RTL Netherlands has added Burning Bright’s Me And My Penis, originally commissioned by C4, and music biography David Foster: Off The Record, which was produced by Melbar Entertainment Group. The film features access to Foster and his work, with contributions from Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Lionel Richie and Quincy Jones.

Other deals include Talpa Network picking up Animo’s investigative specials Is Monogamy Dead? and Dating A Sugar Daddy, while in Belgium, VRT has licensed Tern TV’s Inside The Zoo.

The deals were struck by TVF International’s Benelux and France executives Katie Bench (Benelux, Italy, Iberia & Latin America) and Poppy McAlister (France, the Nordics, Africa).

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