France TV Distribution

Exclusive: France TV Distribution in the ‘Moods’ for pre-school sales

France TV Distribution has picked up international distribution rights for new pre-school animated series Moods, currently in pre-production for public broadcaster France Télévisions, TBI has learned. The 52 x 7-minute series will be introduced internationally at the Annecy Festival in France next month, where France TV Distribution will be looking to strike pre-sale deals. Produced […]

News round-up: NHK & Walter Presents engage with ‘Bright Minds’; WBD EMEA picks up ‘Toad & Friends’; UK’s Peanut & Crumb expands audio push

NHK & Walter Presents engage with ‘Bright Minds’ Japanese pubcaster NHK and non-English language platform Walter Presents are among a slew of international buyers to strike deals for crime drama Bright Minds with France TV Distribution. Produced by JLA Productions, and originally airing on France 2, the series follows an autistic woman who works as […]

HBO & HBO Max snag North American rights to France’s ‘Laetitia’

WarnerMedia’s HBO has picked up North American TV and streaming rights to six-episode French drama Laetitia. The show, which is sold by France TV Distribution, was written and directed by Murder On A Sunday Morning’s Jean-Xavier de Lestrade and became the first French series to be selected for the Sundance Film Festival in 2019. It […]

France Télévisions, MarVista execs join Gaumont

Narcos studio Gaumont has hired execs from France Télévisions and MarVista Entertainment as it expands its sales offices in Paris and LA. Cecilia Rossignol, Robby Amar, Cherie Johnson and Rebekah Zarbarsky have all joined the company, moves that follow the hire of MarVista’s Vanessa Shapiro as sales chief earlier this year. Rossignol (right) joins from […]

France 3 detective drama collection revealed

France TV Distribution, the sales arm of France Télévisions, is launching a collection of detective drama films that air in peak time on France 3. FTVD is launching Murder In…, a strand of films from the likes of Léonis Production, Fontaram Production, Klim Production, Eloa Prod and Mother Production that have scored strong ratings in […]