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Sales round-up: Kabel 1 asks ‘Where Does The Money Go’; Cineflix strikes ‘Coroner’ deals; TVF unveils summer slate

Germany’s Kabel 1 asks ‘Where Does The Money Go’ German broadcaster Kabel 1 has ordered a local adaptation of Skyhigh TV’s Netherlands factual format Where Does the Money Go (aka Über Geld Spricht Man Doch), following a deal with Amsterdam-based distributor Lineup Industries, which recently acquired the format for global distribution. The series was originally launched […]

Deals round-up: ITVS takes ‘Great Barrier’ global; ‘The Wall Duet’ lands in Europe; Alchimie strikes Irida content deal

ITV Studios takes ‘Great Barrier Reef’ global UK-based ITV Studios has acquired international distribution rights to natural history series Great Barrier Reef: The Next Generation. Produced by Australian prodco Northern Pictures for ABC last year, the series follows marine explorers on an exploration of the reef and the life that calls it home, as well […]

Rocket Rights takes non-US distribution rights to Attica doc

London-based Rocket Rights, the new distribution firm set up by the Frank brothers, has acquired global rights outside of the US to one-off documentary Betrayal At Attica. HBO Max has acquired US streaming rights to the 1 x 60-minute doc that explores the events behind the 1971 riot at Attica prison, which led to the […]

Germany’s Palatin invests in Frank’s Rocket Rights & Benmore’s Rights Booster

German firm Palatin Media has invested in David and Matthew Frank’s recently launched TV distribution firm Rocket Rights and its VOD-focused sister company Rights Booster. Palatin, which was founded by Bernd Schlötterer in 2011, has made an undisclosed equity investment in both Rocket Rights and Rights Booster. The latter was founded by former Kew Media Distribution exec Mark […]

David & Matthew Frank launch UK distributor Rocket Rights

TRX founders David and Matthew Frank have launched a London-based distribution firm called Rocket Rights. The company describes itself as a “next generation, multi-genre distributor” that will work with producers to take content worldwide. It says it uses technology “to streamline the sales and marketing process” and aims to compete by offering “highly competitive terms”, with […]