Nat Geo takes global rights to war doc Sacrifice

National Geographic has acquired worldwide rights, excluding France, Canada and China, to Sacrifice. The landmark World War II doc is from the same team that made Apocalypse and World War 2 in HD and follows the immediate aftermath of the liberation of Paris from the Germans. It was commissioned for French commercial broadcaster TF1 and […]

French documentaries singled out

Despite European public channels closing documentary slots and growing competition from hosted factual and reality series, the French single doc industry is finding success by diversifying and while presales are tough to secure, emerging territories are seeking international copro partners. Pascale Paoli-Lebailly explores the market. At MIPDoc in April, five out of the ten most […]