Gédéon Programmes

France Télévisions feels Impulse of Gedeon doc

France Télévisions has commissioned Paris-based prodco Gedeon Programmes to create a documentary about a man attempting to fly non-stop for five days and nights. The commission of Solar Impulse II: Around the World comes after new French thematic channel Science & Vie TV’s Solar Impulse Across America this year and Arte’s 2012 doc The Wings […]

Ex-BBC formats producer joins Gedeon

Former BBC producer Krishnan Arora has joined French prodco Gedeon Programmes to develop formats. Arora has joined on a consultancy basis and work with execs at the Paris-based company to develop new formats for market. Based in London, Gedeon said he would be “ideally placed to draw on the creativity of UK television for new […]

French documentaries singled out

Despite European public channels closing documentary slots and growing competition from hosted factual and reality series, the French single doc industry is finding success by diversifying and while presales are tough to secure, emerging territories are seeking international copro partners. Pascale Paoli-Lebailly explores the market. At MIPDoc in April, five out of the ten most […]