TVF International


Zig Zag ups Graff as Monks goes it alone

Zig Zag Productions has upped Matt Graff to VP, commercial and current production to replace Leila Monks at the UK indie producer, as she exits to set up her own content consultancy, Antidote Media. Monks will continue to work with Zig Zag on distribution, presales and coproduction on a consultancy basis. She will also work […]

BBCWW completes Miami sales team with TVF hire

Jessica Bennetts has left her role as head of sales for UK-based distributor TVF International and joined BBC Worldwide’s Miami sales office, TBI has learned. She has been named BBCWW’s content sales manager, reporting to VP, integrated sales Alejandra Olea, and be responsible for format, finished tape and affiliate distribution. Her appointment rounds out BBCWW’s […]

RAI, ORF capture Gestapo’s Most Wanted

Pubcasters in Italy and Austria have acquired Gestapo’s Most Wanted, a docu-drama biopic of the woman who inspired Sebastian Faulkes’ spy novel Charlotte Gray. RAI has bought the 1x52mins/70mins doc for its RAI 3, Rai Storia and Cubovision platforms, while Austria’s ORF has also taken it from UK-based distributor TVF International. The doc comes from […]

Asian nets bag 300 hours from TVF

Asian broadcasters have licensed more than 300 hours of programming from UK-based distributor TVF International. Japanese pubcaster NHK has acquired specials such as Ice, Sweat and Tears and The Real Sherlock Holmes, while commercial rival NTV took shock doc  Transgender Kids. History in Japan and India acquired Special Forces, with the latter also adding religious […]

News brief: Nets buy Russian-themed content from TVF

UK distributor TVF International has sold Canadian doc Ice, Sweat and Tears to NHK in Japan and GEM Group in Iran. Ice, Sweat and Tears, which comes from Markham Street Films and was for Canuck pubcaster CBC, features ice skating stars and launched at MIPCOM ahead of Russia’s Winter Olympic Games in Sochi next year. […]

Canadian net, TVFI make splash with Bahama Blue

Canadian channel Oasis HD is coproducing a new 6x60mins series that explores the aquatic life around the Bahamas in high definition, and TVF International is also attached. Bahama Blue comes from Canadian indie Parallax Film Productions. The company’s co-founders, Ian Herring and Maija Leivo, will be in Cannes to meet potential partners for the series. […]

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