News brief: Terranoa notches doc sales

French distributor Terranoa has sold a range of its docs to broadcasters in Europe and further afield. Australian public broadcaster SBS has picked up The Coasts of Brazil from Above. Swiss broadcaster SF has also acquired the five-part factual series, which is produced by Gedeon. Swedish pubcaster SVT has picked up a package of docs […]

Svensk Filmindustri consolidates and appoints Nordic boss

Scandinavian film and TV studio Svensk Filmindustri has organised all of its Nordic activities in one unit following a recent prodco acquisition and appointed a boss for the new unit. SF recently bought production company Tre Vänner, which will be part of the new division alongside the existing film, TV and web productions in Sweden, […]

Studios JV Oz channels to leave Foxtel

A pair of Australian channels jointly operated by NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures Television and CBS Studios International are reportedly set to close. The high-rating TV1 and sister channel SF both have carriage contracts with pay TV leader Foxtel that expire at the end of the year but new talks are believed to have broken down. TV1 […]

Netflix snags Warner Bros content as Scandi roll out continues

Netflix has launched in Denmark today and will roll out in Norway and Finland later this week and the streaming service has secured a pan-Scandinavian programming deal with Warner Bros. for the studio’s TV series and movies in the first pay TV window, TBI has learned. The Warner Bros content previously resided with C More, […]