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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: […]

Sales round-up: SBS takes ‘Rats’ AVOD rights; Oz drama ‘RFDS’ flies worldwide

SBS takes ‘Rats’ AVOD rights Australian pubcaster SBS has acquired exclusive AVOD rights to Czech crime thriller Rats, following a deal with distributor GoQuest Media. Produced by Heaven’s Gate, the 6 x 55-minute series is based on true stories and made in collaboration with the National Anti-Drug Centre (DEA) of the Czech Republic. The thriller was […]

News round-up: Ample partners with Israeli filmmakers; Super Channel orders Nazi history doc; MX Player takes Ukrainian dramas

Ample partners with Israeli filmmakers LA prodco Ample Entertainment has signed a first-look deal with Yotam Guendelman, Mika Timor and Ari Pines, the Israeli filmmakers behind Netflx’s true crime miniseries Shadow Of Truth. Under the agreement, Ample will work with the trio to develop and produce an unscripted slate of premium stranger-than-fiction films and series. […]

TBI In Conversation: ‘RATS’ director Viktor Taus on drugs, drama & talent

Czech Republic director Viktor Taus tells TBI about the “happy, closed circle” of his recent drugs drama RATS, his country’s burgeoning scripted scene and how he’s kept busy during lockdowns. The Czech Republic has an illustrious history of filmmaking, but TV series from the country are now also now becoming an in-demand product for global […]

Sales round-up: Chinese streamers strike TVF deals; Primitives takes ‘The Battle’ into Lat Am; Sky orders ‘Domina’

Chinese SVOD trio strike TVF deals Chinese online platforms iQiyi, Bili Bili and BesTV have picked up hundreds of hours of factual programming from UK-based factual distributor TVF International. iQiyi has acquired exclusive Chinese streaming rights to China Love (1 x 90 minutes), produced by Australia-based Media Stockade for ABC Australia, and China Wild (5 […]