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Nordic World signs first post-merger distribution deal

Oslo’s Nordic World has secured its first distribution agreement since joining forces with Digital Content International (DCI). The combined Nordic World-DCI has secured an international coproduction and distribution deal with Canada’s French-speaking pubcaster Radio-Canada / CBC. Keshet International, Cineflix Rights and France Télévisions are also involved in a wider CBC initiative that the former described […]

Cyber plays the Long, Long game

Founder of Cyber Group Studios Pierre Sissman tells TBI that the firm is expanding its development and production capabilities, and why World War II animation The Long, Long Holiday will bring families together Pierre Sissman has spent the better part of a decade getting his Cyber Group Studios to the point where it is ready […]

Playmobil series Super 4 sales stack up

A range of broadcasters from Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Canada have acquired the Playmobil-inspired kids animated series Super 4. Neox Kidz, which is part Spain’s Atresmedia; TV3 in Catalonia, Canal Panda in Portugal; RTBF in Belgium; RTS in Switzerland; RTL téléKids in Netherlands and Luxembourg; MTV3 in Finland; Canal+ in Poland; Noga in […]

France Télévisions preps wide-ranging transmedia projects

France Télévisions has unveiled plans for a two large-scale coordinated on-screen and online projects. Speaking at the Sunny Side of the Doc festival in La Rochelle, Cannes, Boris Razon, the French public broadcaster’s digital content boss, said that a project is underway to make all of the 1,500 documentaries France Télévisions makes each year available […]

Thatcher doc gains traction

A documentary chronicling the controversial political career of the late former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher has sold to broadcasters in Canada, Asia and Europe. BSkyB-owned distributor Sky Vision has scored sales of Brook Lapping-produced 1x60mins doc Thatcher: a Memoir to Radio Canada in Quebec, ATV in Hong Kong, TV4 in Sweden and Finland, Portuguese […]

FremantleMedia picks up rights to hit Canadian format

FremantleMedia has taken international rights to Canadian entertainment format Family Harmony (Un Air de Famille). The original was created in Quebec by Attraction Images with Canada’s French-language public broadcaster Radio-Canada. FremantleMedia will launch the show, in which teams of families together in a battle to become pitch perfect and voted the most popular singing family, […]