A Very Secret Service

MIPCOM Hot Pick: A Very Secret Service

As About Premium Content’s name suggests, the new France-based financing and distribution firm’s business model is all about investing in high-end programming. The fact A Very Secret Service cost €500,000 (US$550,000) per half hour – “that’s pretty rare for France,” says company co-founder Laurent Boissel – underlines the strategy. The 12x26mins satire for cultural channel […]

UK producer buys French boutique sales house

UK-based indie Nevision has acquired a majority stake in French television financier and sales house About Premium Content. The former, a two-year-old production and financier, has paid an undisclosed amount for the APC, which former Zodiak Media CFO Laurent Boissel and ex-France Télévisions and Canal+ channels chief Emmanuelle Guilbart co-founded. Both companies will operate independently […]