TV Format Fund


Millionaire, Weakest Link execs draw Shortest Straw

Norway’s TV2 is attached the first major format pilot from UK-based development firm Boxatricks, with the co-creator of The Weakest Link attached. TV2 and the Israel-based TV Format Fund are backing the production of The Shortest Straw, with distributor Nordic World set to begin selling the format at MIPCOM in October. Additional unnamed investors are […]

Endemol Shine, Zodiak try out Israeli formats

Prodcos from the Endemol Shine Group and Zodiak Media groups have bought formats from Israel’s TV Format Fund. Endemol Shine-owned Endemol Spain and Endemol Italy bought rope-pulling gameshow Tug, while Zodiak France-owned ALP optioned 300 Second Ride. Endemol Spain optioned the latter show in October. Tug comes from Red Arrow International-owned July August Productions and […]

News brief: Israeli fund hires unscripted chief

Israel’s TV Format Fund has appointed experienced producer Dror Levy as manager of non-scripted content. In the role, Levy will examine non-fiction format proposals from Israel and abroad and recommend which receive investment from the fund. Alon Dolev and Rubicon Business Group launched the TV Format Fund at the start of this year, with a […]