Keshet International

India’s Aha picks up local version of Israeli romcom ‘The Baker And The Beauty’

Indian Telugu streaming platform Aha has picked up Annapurna Studios’ local version of Israeli romcom The Baker And The Beauty. The 10 x 60-minute adaptation is based on the Keshet International series created by Assi Azar for Israeli broadcaster Keshet 12 and will debut in India tomorrow. Aha is the Telugu OTT platform owned by […]

SBS in Oz buys Norwegian-German terrorist drama ‘Furia’

Australian public broadcaster SBS has become the first company to strike a pre-sale deal for Keshet International (KI)’s drama Furia. The show, which was created by Mammon’s Gjermund S Eriksen, is being produced by Norway’s Monster Scripted and Germany’s X-Filme Creative Pool for Nordic streamer Viaplay and ZDF in Germany. Magnus Martens (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) […]

HBO Max in Lat Am & Spain’s FilminTV pick up ‘Pørni’

HBO Max in Latin America and Spanish streamer Filmin TV are among companies to have picked up Pørni, the Norwegian comedy-drama created by and starring Henriette Steenstrup. The show, which received its French premier at Series Mania 2021 earlier this week, is produced by Monster Scripted and has become the most-watched Norwegian original drama for […]

Seven, Globo & CBC among raft of buyers for BBC doc ‘Surviving 9/11’

Seven Network in Australia, Globo in Brazil and CBC in Canada are among a raft of companies to have picked up the upcoming BBC doc Surviving 9/11. The doc, which is from Top Hat Productions and distributed by Keshet International (KI), has also been pre-sold to TVNZ in New Zealand, DPG Media in Belgium, RTV […]

Japan’s TBS joins Keshet Int’l drama co-pro, marking scripted format first

Tokyo Broadcasting System Television (TBS) and Keshet International (KI) have partnered with Canada’s Facet4 Media to create a Japanese adaptation of the latter’s police procedural format Deep Crime Unit (DCU). KI, the global production and distribution arm of Israel’s Keshet Media Group, licensed the series from Westmount-based TV production, distribution and financing company Facet4 Media […]

Keshet International embarks on Icelandic ‘Journey’

Keshet International (KI) has acquired Icelandic comedy drama Journey (known locally as Vegferd) for distribution. The 6 x 30-minute series is being launched by KI at Series Mania in August, where the show will receive its international premiere as one of the Forum Exclusives. Produced by Reykjavik-based Glassriver for Icelandic comcaster Stöð 2, Journey tells the […]

Show of the week: Line In The Sand

Fans of the acclaimed Israeli thriller Fauda might find a lot to like in this new crime drama, which is based on true events. It has been co-created by Fauda director Rotem Shamir and writer Yuval Yefet, who was also behind the short, Last Of You. The 8 x 60-minute Line In The Sand is […]

Keshet Int’l boards Israeli drama ‘The Women’s Balcony’

Keshet International (KI) has picked up global sales rights to Pie Films’ eight-part drama The Women’s Balcony (Ismach Hatani). The show is based on the 2016 film of the same name and is set in the close-knit neighbourhood of Jerusalem’s Bukharim Quarter. It was written by Shlomit Nehama and produced by Pie Films’ producers Osnat Handelsman Keren […]

Keshet rejigs UK operations with launch of unscripted prodco Interstellar

Israeli media group Keshet has restructured its UK operations by splitting the scripted and unscripted operations of its Singletown outfit Keshet Productions in two. The move will see Keshet Productions’ non-scripted interests being re-launched as a separate company known as Interstellar, which will be housed under the umbrella of prodco incubator Greenbird. Keshet International took […]

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