FilmRise takes US rights to ‘Hannibal’ & ‘Hemlock Grove’

New York-based streamer and producer FilmRise has acquired domestic distribution rights to two horror thrillers, Hannibal and Hemlock Grove. Both series were acquired from Gaumont with the deal giving FilmRise the right to show them on its AVOD and FAST platforms in the US. Hannibal is a prequel to Silence Of The Lambs, created and […]

FilmRise & Paul Brownstein strike deal for classic shows

New York-based streamer and producer FilmRise has inked a licensing deal for five classic TV series from distributor Paul Brownstein Productions. FilmRise has picked up worldwide SVOD, AVOD and FAST rights 89 episodes of This Is Your Life, five specials of The Friars Roast, 30 episodes of The Mike Wallace Interview, 50 episodes of The […]

FilmRise & Zig Zag Productions team for true crime co-pro ‘The Interrogation Room’

New York-based streamer and producer FilmRise has partnered with UK indie Zig Zag Productions to co-produce true crime series The Interrogation Room. FilmRise is at MIPCOM this week to shop the title as an original and/or exclusive for broadcasters and streamers in the US. Hosted by actor Vivica A. Fox (Kill Bill, Independence Day), the […]

News round-up: Johnny vs. Amber doc goes global; FilmRise takes ‘Cheaters’ rights

Johnny vs. Amber doc goes global A slew of global broadcasters has acquired the documentary special TMZ Presents Johnny vs. Amber: From Love To Hate, following deals with distributor Propagate International. The 1 x 60-minute doc has been licensed to Network Nine in Australia, M6 in France, Viaplay for Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, the Netherlands, […]

Filmrise appoints director of unscripted production in originals push

New York-based streamer and producer FilmRise has appointed Cristina Guggino to the newly created position of director of unscripted production as it continues to push into original content. In her new role, Guggino will oversee FilmRise’s unscripted co-productions, original commissioning, and development of unscripted and documentary series. Reporting directly to Max Einhorn, SVP of acquisitions […]

Sales round-up: AMC & Viaplay acquire ‘Pandore’; FilmRise strikes Rooster Teeth deal; Tencent opens ‘The Creature Cases’

AMC & Viaplay acquire ‘Pandore’ Broadcasters in Europe and North America have acquired Belgian political drama series Pandore, following deals with distributor About Premium Content (APC). AMC Networks International Southern Europe for Spain and Portugal, RTP2 in Portugal, NPO in the Netherlands, Yle in Finland, Stod 2 in Iceland, TV5 in Canada and Viaplay in […]

Exclusive: FilmRise sets ‘Making A Serial Killer’ debut

New York-based streamer and producer FilmRise will debut its new original true crime documentary series Making A Serial Killer across its AVOD service FilmRise Streaming Network next month. The 10 x 60-minute series is produced by UK-based FirstLookTV and explores what makes someone kill multiple times. FilmRise took all rights for North America, German-speaking Europe, […]

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