Zig Zag Productions

Viewpoint: Rio’s grand

Zig Zag Productions’ CEO Danny Fenton reports back from this month’s Rio Content Market in Brazil. Despite feeling like a ‘new kid on the block’ in this most bustling of emerging markets, the indie boss extols the virtues of the new UK-Brazil coproduction treaty and Rio as a possible new second home. I was very […]

UK broadcaster ‘sniffing Japanese gameshow’

UK indie Zig Zag Productions has acquired local rights to a Japanese gameshow and is in “negotiations with a UK broadcaster” to bring the show to British screens. Zig Zag is among four companies to pick up Ultimate Brain from Eccho Rights, the sister sales firm to Spark Network, of which the UK producer is […]

Channel 5 orders Too Fat to Fly as part of Supersize season

UK free-to-air broadcaster Channel 5 has ordered a one-off doc, Too Fat to Fly. The 1x60mins show will be made by UK indie Zig Zag Productions and chart the holiday horror stories experienced by obese holidaymakers, including people who have had to be cut out of theme park rides and winched out of waterslides while […]

Discovery acquires sex therapy doc

Discovery Fit and Health in the US is among the buyers of Real 40 Year Old Virgins, a documentary about a pair of adults taking sex therapy classes as they prepare to lose their virginity. Australia’s ABC, RTL2 in Germany, Norway’s TV Norge, TV2 in Denmark, SBS in the Netherlands, VMMa in Belgium and Discovery’s […]

Denmark’s Mastiff buys Japanese gameshow format

Danish producer Mastiff has acquired rights to Japanese gameshow Exit from vendor Eccho Rights. The entertainment format comes from Japanese producer Kenichiro Akiyama and has broadcast in the territory on Nippon Television for three seasons. The format sees teams of contestants take on mental and physical challenges against the clock to escape from locked rooms. […]

1 3 4 5