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Elisa Viihde, Rabbit Films, Keshet Int’l team for Finnish drama ‘Summer of Sorrow’

Finnish streamer Elisa Viihde has commissioned mystery thriller Summer of Sorrow, to be produced by Rabbit Films and distributed by Keshet International The 10-part series is set in the early 1980s, and is the tale of one horrible summer, seen from the perspective of the local children. Created by Jani Volanen, Summer of Sorrow (Munkkivuori) […]

Formats round-up: Rabbit globetrots with Star TV, ‘Bring The Funny’ optioned in France; Ireland gets DIY SOS remake

Rabbit Films sends ‘Globetrotters’ to Greece Greek commercial broadcaster Star TV has signed on for a local adaptation of Rabbit Films’ adventure reality format Globetrotters. The Greek version of the programme, which is also called Globetrotters, is produced by Star’s in-house production label Green Pixel and will be 12 x 90 minutes. The show has […]

AMC’s Spektrum TV swoops for Rabbit Films’ ‘Beyond Human Boundaries’

AMC Networks International-owned doc channel Spektrum TV has swooped for doc reality series Beyond Human Boundaries from Finnish distributor Rabbit Films. The series, which is to debut across Central and Eastern Europe this autumn on Spektrum TV, is a Finnish doc reality experiment that finds journalist-explorer Arman Alizad travelling with his cameraman to eight countries […]

Rabbit Films hires ITVSGE’s Ferguson for international sales

Finnish producer-distributor Rabbit Films has appointed an ITV Studios Global Entertainment exec to join its international sales team. Sam Ferguson – who most recently served as sales manager for Russia, CIS, Baltics and the Balkans at ITVSGE – joins the City vs. Country distributor as senior sales manager, based out of London. Her remit includes […]

YouTube Red orders Rabbit reality show

Online service YouTube Red has commissioned a reality competition series from Finland’s Rabbit Films. Ultimate Expedition will see eight celebrities with no climbing experience attempt to scale the 19,970ft Mount Tocllaraju, with YouTube star and Rabbit USA president Jukka Hildén presenting. The ten-part show will roll out on Google-owned SVOD service YouTube Red in 2018. […]

Rabbit creates German Haggle Battle

Finnish distributor Rabbit Films has sold its original format Haggle Battle to a producer in Germany. This comes ahead of MIPTV, where Rabbit will be selling formats including City vs Country, Battel of the Hits, Once Upon a Life and Should I be Worried?. Haggle Battle has gone to Bavaria Entertainment, whose creative director, Ina Eck, […]

Ex-NBCU exec joins Dudesons company

Former NBCUniversal International Studios format sales director Jonathan Tuonvinen has resurfaced at Rabbit Films, the producer behind extreme prank series The Dudesons. Tuovinen will return to his native Finland to become head of international and oversee global sales of shows such as King, Ultimate Expedition, Posse and Haggle Battle, after ten years working for TV […]