Walter Presents nabs new Nordic noir

Nordic noir Valkyrien is headed for Channel 4’s foreign-language on-demand service, Walter Presents, in the UK. Walter Presents acquired rights from boutique French distributor About Premium Content, will premiere the Norway-produced drama in 2017. Eight-part Valkyrien, from Tordenfilm and for Norwegian pubcaster NRK, is a high concept drama set around an illegal, Oslo underworld hospital. […]

Nevision invests in Terminal 9 factual slate

UK-based producer Nevision has signed a multi-year agreement to invest in a slate of factual documentaries in development at a new label sitting within French indie Terminal 9. About Premium Content, which Nevision backs, will source presales and handle international distribution on programmes. Former Endemol and France Télévisions exec Claude Lacaze launched Terminal 9 three […]

Networks get Freightened, Dream the Future

Various international broadcasters have acquired Freightened and Dream the Future, which are the first factual programmes from the About Premium Content catalogue. YLE in Finland, RTBF in Belgium, Austria’s ORF, RAI Uno in Italy, Spain’s AMC Networks International-owned Odissea, TVB in Hong Kong and Planet + Poland (NC+) have also picked up Freightened, which runs […]

Red Arrow, Nevision team for drama

Red Arrow Entertainment and boutique finance and production group Nevision have inked a drama co-development pact. The pair will work up scripted fare for the international market with two projects already at advanced development stage. The first is Post One, a high-concept drama from Gregory Edmont (The Secret Adventure of Jules Verne), and being produced […]

Broadcasters buys World’s Fattest Man follow-up

A raft of international broadcasters have acquired World’s Fattest Man – the Journey Continues, the follow-up to popular factual one-off World’s Fattest Man – A Love Story. US cable net TLC has picked up the special, which is shot in 4K and made by Nevision and Hakuna Productions. Star Content distributes the shows, which follows […]

UK producer buys French boutique sales house

UK-based indie Nevision has acquired a majority stake in French television financier and sales house About Premium Content. The former, a two-year-old production and financier, has paid an undisclosed amount for the APC, which former Zodiak Media CFO Laurent Boissel and ex-France Télévisions and Canal+ channels chief Emmanuelle Guilbart co-founded. Both companies will operate independently […]

Pickard and Bloom join Nevision

Nigel Pickard has joined the board of UK indie Nevision, which has also brought on producer Sharon Bloom to work up new scripted projects for the international market. Nevision was formed in 2013 by The Ruth Rendell Mysteries producer Neil Zeiger and one of the creators of Doc Martin, Tim Buxton, as a prodco and and funding […]

UK industry veterans start drama copro and funding business

The Ruth Rendell Mysteries producer Neil Zeiger and one of the creators of Doc Martin, Tim Buxton, have created Nevision, a consultancy and funding business for indies that are making content with international potential. The pair are teaming with financier James Cabourne and the trio will be heading tio MIPTV next month to talk to […]