Armoza Formats


Armoza’s ‘Conflict’ heads to Poland

Polish producer Rochstar has acquired the local rights to Israeli formats firm Armoza’s fact ent offering The Conflict. The social experiment, originated by Israeli producer and format creator Eran B.Y and Armoza Formats, gives individuals who have been unwilling to meet for years the chance to see their dispute from a new perspective. Two well-known […]

Armoza grows development team with Reshet exec

Armoza has expanded its development team with the appointment of former Reshet exec Ori Dror. Dror, who was previously head of entertainment and game shows for Israeli broadcaster Reshet 13, has joined as senior development producer in a bid to grow the business’s pipeline of original content. Armoza Formats and Dror previously collaborated on such […]

Exclusive: Armoza ramps up scripted with Arab/Israeli drama ‘Muna’

Armoza Formats’ Muna, a drama about an Arab-Israeli photographer battling with her identity, is among a slate of programmes at MIPTV that mark a “key focus” on scripted for the Israeli producer-distributor, which will come to market with more scripted than non-scripted titles for the first time.  Sharon Levi, head of sales at Armoza Formats, […]

Armoza’s The Four optioned in Portugal

Armoza Formats’ primetime singing competition The Four has been optioned in Portugal, with SP Entertainment snapping up local rights for the format. The deal comes just months after the format was optioned by Banijay Asia for India and Southeast Asia. Two series of The Four have already aired on US broadcaster Fox, and the format […]

Armoza’s Singerella scores UK option

Armoza Formats’ singing show Singerella has been optioned in the UK. Argonon-owned Chase The Case producer Bandicoot TV has picked up local rights to the prime-time fact ent format, which was launched at last month’s MIPCOM market. In each hour-long episode, friends and family nominate a woman with unfulfilled musical dreams to get her moment in the […]

Formats round-up: Sony, Endemol and Armoza score sales

Electric Ray’s Alone At Home has sold into Germany and the Netherlands ahead of its UK premiere next week. RTL Netherlands has ordered a 6 x 60-minute adaptation of the Sony Pictures Television-distributed format, with production set to start in December. Meanwhile RTL Germany has also ordered the program, which will be produced by Sony […]

MIPCOM: The Big Deals

With this week’s MIPCOM market coming to a close, TBI looks at the top deals struck out of Cannes. Netflix The streaming giant picked up Keshet International’s When Heroes Fly, the first recipient of the Canneseries Best Series award, for global release in 2019. All ten episodes of the original Hebrew-language drama will be made available in […]

MIPCOM Hot Picks: Singerella

Distributor: Armoza Formats Channel: TBA Producer: Armoza Formats Concept: A would-be singer with unfulfilled dreams gets a musical makeover in three days Hot off the success of The Four on Fox, Avi Armoza is back with another feel-good format, complete with a fairytale ending.  In each episode of hour-long format Singerella, friends and family nominate […]

C4 picks up Armoza’s Sex Tape

Channel 4 has commissioned Armoza Formats’ social experiment Sex Tape for broadcast later this year. The local adaptation will be produced by STV Productions and will be aired as a four-part series. Sex Tape will feature three couples each week who try and fix their relationships through sex therapy. They’ll film their love life for […]

Acquired taste: what role does acquisition play in drama?

With original programming more important to networks and services than ever, what role does the acquisition play in drama today? Andy McDonald reports The drama landscape has changed dramatically in recent years. The rise of international SVOD giants like Netflix and Amazon has opened up a world of global taste and helped drive an across-the-board […]

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