Quintus Studios

Opinion: Quintus Studios’ exec Adam Jacobs on taking the plunge

At the beginning of 2021, I was a freelance development consultant working up ideas and pitching them to linear broadcasters and streamers. As we start 2022, I now find myself moving into a full-time permanent position at Quintus Studios, a next generation AVOD broadcaster and distributor. How times have changed! There was a time during […]

TBI Weekly: How AVOD can solve factual’s funding gap

Talking to commissioners and producers at MIPCOM this week, it’s clear that factual is in high demand. By contrast, getting shows funded remains an often arduous and time-consuming process – so could AVOD be the answer? Gerrit Kemming, MD at Germany’s Quintus Studios, tells TBI about his experiences. No one needs to tell factual TV […]

Quintus Studios hires Woodcut, Discovery alum to lead creative 

Global producer-distributor Quintus Studios has hired a former Woodcut Media and Discovery exec as its creative director. Adam Jacobs will be responsible for setting up and overseeing Quintus Studios’ overall editorial strategy, including its original projects developed for the company’s owned and operated channels such as Free Documentary and FD Real. He will also oversee […]

Round-up: Discovery+ Finland gets re-‘Connected’; CBeebies pre-buys new ‘Kiri And Lou’; Quintus bolsters factual offering

Discovery+ Finland gets re-‘Connected’ Discovery+ has commissioned a sixth season of Armoza Formats’ docu-reality show Connected for Finland. Created by Koda Communications, the half-hour format gives cameras to four people who don’t know each other, which they use to film their lives. Through the cameras, five parallel stories unfold and gradually become connected. A ninth […]

Deals round-up: Flame snags Attenborough rights; Will & Kate travel with Cineflix; ZDFE preps ‘Our Continents’ for the world

Flame to sell Attenborough’s Life In Colour globally Australia’s Flame Distribution has taken global sales rights outside of the UK to three-part natural history docuseries Life in Colour With David Attenborough. The show, from Humble Bee Films and SeaLight Pictures, uses ground-breaking technology to reveal how animals use colour, with Attenborough travelling to locations including the […]

News round-up: Vuulr picks up Dori Media content; Armoza Formats brings ‘The Moves’; and Quintus Studios adds factual content

Vuulr adds 2,400 hours of Dori Media content Global content marketplace Vuulr has picked up more than 2,400 hours of scripted content from international distributor Dori Media for its online platform. In total, 53 titles were added in the catalogue agreement, including new Dori Media drama series Normal, Rampensau and the feature film The Unorthodox. […]