TVF International

BBCS Poland & Baltic’s Telia Eesti strike TVF deals

Broadcasters across Central and Eastern Europe have picked up a raft of factual programming, following a slew of deals inked with UK-based distributor TVF International. Lithuania’s LRT, Estonia’s ERR, Ceska Televize and Poland’s TVN are among those to have acquired anniversary doc 9/11: Escape From The Impact Zone (1 x 45-minutes), which was produced by […]

TVF Int’l names new boss as Harriet Armston-Clarke exits

Harriet Armston-Clarke is stepping down as director of UK-based factual distributor TVF International, with a subsequent senior reshuffle that sees Lindsey Ayotte upped to run the company as head of strategic development. Ayotte will also take on sales duties for North American and UK clients, as she steps into the leadership role held by Armston-Clarke, […]

NTR lines up ‘Hepworth’ as Benelux buyers acquire from TVF

Benelux-based broadcaster NTR is among companies to have picked up programming from UK factual distributor TVF International. The deal includes Sequoia Films’ documentary Indian Space Dreams (1 x 52), which was filmed over five years and provides an insight into India’s space mission that operates out of Mumbai. Elsewhere, Avrotros acquired Unity House Productions’ doc […]

Sales round-up: ‘Departure’ takes off around world; BBC Select boosts doc offering; Autentic strikes factual sales

‘Departure’ takes off around world Broadcasters around the world have acquired Canadian conspiracy thriller Departure, following a slew of deals with distributor Red Arrow Studios International. ViacomCBS-owned UK broadcaster Channel 5 has acquired the 6 x 45-minute first season of the series, which will air initially on its 5Star channel and its on-demand service My5. […]

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 […]

News round-up: Acorn TV renews ‘Agatha Raisin’ for fourth run; FilmRise & Reel One ink distribution deal; BBCS signs first-look deal with Youngest Media

Acorn TV renews ‘Agatha Raisin’ for fourth run AMC Networks-owned streamer Acorn TV has commissioned a fourth season of mystery series Agatha Raisin, based upon the novels by MC Beaton. [email protected] TV’s Barry Ryan and David Walton will continue to produce the series, with Catherine Mackin from Acorn Media Enterprise and Michele Buck from All3Media-owned […]

Sales round-up: MagellanTV, TVF & Furnace co-pro science show; Viaplay picks up first-ever Faroese drama; ZDFE shops Nazi slave doc

MagellanTV, TVF & Furnace co-pro science show Global SVOD service MagellanTV has ordered a new two-part factual series presented by physicist Jim Al-Khalili, called Jim Al-Khalili’s Guide to How We Got Here, to debut later this year. MagellanTV has partnered with factual distributor TVF International and UK production company Furnace to co-produce the series in […]

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