Sagafilm


Sky Studios expands production pacts with Free@Last TV, Sagafilm

Sky Studios has struck a multi-year development and distribution deal with Agatha Raisin producer Free@Last TV and Nordic prodco Sagafilm. Under the deals, Sky Studios will co-develop scripted series with the producers for a range of global outlets, while NBCUniversal Global Distribution is to handle international sales for the projects. Founded by Barry Ryan and […]

Cineflix Rights acquires Icelandic political drama ‘The Minister’

Cineflix Rights has acquired a new Icelandic drama from Sagafilm. The indie distributor has picked up 8 x 60-minute political drama The Minister, starring Fantastic Beasts actor Ólafur Darri Ólafsson. Produced by Sagafilm for RUV Iceland, the drama centres on Benedikt Ríkhardsson (Ólafsson), a rising star in the political world who rides a wave of […]

Walter Presents investigates Case from Iceland

UK on-demand service Walter Presents has acquired the 9x60mins crime drama Case, which hails from Channel 2 in Iceland. The deal with distributor Red Arrow International also includes Scandinavian comedy-drama Hellfjord, which runs to seven half-hours. Case comes from Sagafilm and was for Channel 2 in Iceland. It is the latest drama from prolific Icelandic […]

TCAs: TBS gets first primetime toon

US basic cable network TBS has ordered its first primetime animated series. Tarantula, from Carson Mell (Silicon Valley) and Rough House Pictures, will be a half-hour comedy about the residents of the Tierra Chula Resident Hotel, and centres on an uncertified tattoo artist who delivers absurd yet introspective monologues. Rough House will coproduce with Turner-owned […]