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MTG Studios makes its move

MTG rebranded Modern Studios and created MTG Studios two years ago with little fanfare. However, subsequent deals for Paprika Latino and Novemberfilm have helped put it on the map. TBI speaks to its CEO, Patrick Svensk, about creating a Scandinavian-owned Studio and to the people running its latest and most notable acquisition, UK-based distributor DRG. […]

MTG Studios ditching Strix International brand for DRG

MTG Studios plans to fold the formats from its Strix International division into DRG, the UK-based distributor it has just acquired in a £15 million deal, TBI understands. MTG Studios, the content arm of pan-European broadcaster MTG, also announced the acquisition of Norwegian producer Novemberfilm alongside the DRG deal. Its formats and programming, which include […]

Germany’s Sat.1 pounces on Stalkers format

German free-to-air channel Sat.1 has picked up a local version of true-crime series Stalkers. The format is distributed by Strix, part of MTG Studios. The German version of Stalkers will be produced by Imago TV and air later this year. The format has so far aired in Denmark and Sweden. Produced by Strix Denmark, Stalkers […]