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Pernel hires Arte sales boss to oversee factual slate

French indie Pernel Media has appointed Celine Payot Lehmann to its senior management team, as international executive producer. In her new role, Lehmann will manage and develop a factual slate created with international audiences in mind, while also overseeing co-production financing for projects across the business and working to strengthen relationships with global partners. She […]

News round-up: Rabbit hires ex-Keshet exec to sales team; France 5 commissions Trojan War doc; Channel 5 order myth-busting Jack the Ripper series

Rabbit hires ex-Keshet exec to sales team Finland-based Rabbit Films has hired former Keshet International exec Marta Csizmadia as an international sales consultant for the format and finished tape sales team. In her new role, she will manage Rabbit Films’ sales across Central and Eastern Europe, Israel and Sub-Saharan Africa, reporting to Rabbit’s head of […]

Pernel Media takes Attila the Hun special to Science Channel in US, France 5

Science Channel in the US has commissioned a two-hour special about Attila the Hun, which is being co-produced with France 5. In the Footsteps Of Attila The Hun is being produced by France’s Pernel Media, with founder Samuel Kissous attached as exec producer. The show, which debuts in the US on 22 March at 20.00 […]

Exclusive: RMC Découverte expands ‘Record-Breaking’ series with Pernel

RMC Découverte in France has ordered a factual documentary that explores some of the most impressive trains of the past 80 years, marking an expansion of its Record-Breaking series franchise from Pernel Media. Record-Breaking Trains tracks locomotives that have pushed the limits of speed and engineering prowess since World War II and is based around […]

How AVOD & SVOD are rewriting the rights rulebook once again (Column)

Pernel Media president Samuel Kissous reflects on another busy MIPCOM, where the shifting demands of the fast-growing AVOD sector and their SVOD counterparts are again impacting how producers, distributors and broadcasters do business. Anticipation for this year’s MIPCOM was relatively high following the more subdued MIPTV in April – with The Majestic’s bar and restaurant […]

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