GoQuest Media

News round-up: VIP 2000 TV & GoQuest partner on ‘Kuma’; FilmRise & ITV Studios extend pact; Keshet & Satisfaction ink format deal

VIP 2000 TV & GoQuest partner on ‘Kuma’ Miami-based VIP 2000 TV, an independent distribution and production company for the Hispanic market, has partnered with indie distributor GoQuest Media to co-produce Turkish drama series Kuma (The Other Wife) Both companies will distribute the series, with the production helmed by Stellar Yapim, the Inci Gulen Oarr-led […]

GoQuest Media takes Disney Star content to Africa in exclusive distribution pact

Indian distributor GoQuest Media has inked a deal with Disney Star to become its exclusive distributor in Africa. The pact gives GoQuest sole TV and OTT rights to Disney Star’s linear programming catalogue, including content dubbed in both English and Hindi. This includes Indian shows such as Anupamaa, Imlie, Kasauti Zindagii Kay, Yeh Jaadu Hai […]

GoQuest Media hires Indiacast alum Bhavishya Rao to head int’l sales & licensing

Indian distributor GoQuest Media has appointed Bhavishya Rao as head of international licensing and distribution. Joining with immediate effect, Rao will be responsible for global licensing and distribution activities for the company, reporting to founders Vivek Lath and Jimmy George. Rao previously worked at Pocket FM, an audio OTT start-up, where she specialised in script […]

News round-up: Yesterday visits ‘Retro Electro Workshop’; VOYO Bulgaria drama deals; Dandelooo takes’ Super Heroes of Nature’ rights

Yesterday visits ‘Retro Electro Workshop’ UKTV’s factual channel Yesterday has commissioned a new UKTV original series, Retro Electro Workshop a documentary series about the dying art of repairing electronics. The 10 x 60-minute series is produced by Hall of Mirrors and fronted by super-fixer Rob Howard, one of the UK’s last remaining full-time repair men of retro-electronic […]

India’s GoQuest Media expands European drama offering

Indian distributor GoQuest Media has acquired distribution rights for several European drama series. The firm has picked up Secrets Of The Grapevine from Serbian telecommunications and cable TV operator Telekom Srbija, Crazy in Love from Polish broadcaster TVN, Still Waters from Estonian pubcaster ERR, and Sacrificiul (aka Sacrificial) from Romanian production company Dream Film Production. Secrets Of The Grapevine (72 x 50-minutes) […]

Deals round-up: Bin Laden doc lands in Europe & Oz; Brazil’s Globoplay acquires Serbia’s ‘Civil Servant’; Lime Pictures to adapt ‘Planet Omar’

Bin Laden doc lands in Europe & Oz SBS in Australia, Sweden’s SVT, DR in Denmark and NRK in Norway, along with an unnamed French broadcaster, have acquired Voltage TV’s documentary series Osama bin Laden: The Inside Story. UK distributor Drive struck the deals for the 3 x 60-minute series, which was originally commissioned by Channel 4 and broadcast as Osama bin Laden: […]