APC Takes Slate Worldwide with Broadcast Deals across Europe and Australasia picking up Valkyrien, Contact and The Forest | The Fan Carpet

APC Takes Slate Worldwide with Broadcast Deals across Europe and Australasia picking up Valkyrien, Contact and The Forest


16 November 2017

The high-concept 8-hour original drama Valkyrien, has been picked up by Canal+ in France, Canal+’s Ale Kino in Poland, UPC in Switzerland, SBS in Australia, Rialto in New Zealand, Deutsche Telekom in Germany, with Studio Hamburg securing home entertainment and EST rights for German speaking countries. oh

Contact (8 x 52’), a thrilling serialized procedural series has been sold by APC to Channel 4’s Walter Presents in the UK, US and Australia as well as TVP in Poland and UPC in Switzerland. The show is produced by Carma Films and has been aired successfully on TF1 last month.

The Forest (6 x 52’), a gripping missing-persons crime mystery, has been picked up by NPO in the Netherlands, AMC in Spain, Canal+’s Ale Kino in Poland, VRT in Flanders, and RTS in French-speaking Switzerland. The show is also produced by Carma Films, and will air on France Televisions shortly.

Secures new deals for Valkyrien, Contact and The Forest

Boutique financier and distributor About Premium Content (APC) has signed a wave of new deals for its diverse slate of scripted content with new broadcasters across Europe and Australasia picking up Valkyrien, Contact, and The Forest.

 

 

The high-concept 8-hour original drama Valkyrien, about a physician trying to save his wife’s life in an underground clinic, has been picked up by Canal+ in France, Canal+’s Ale Kino in Poland, UPC in Switzerland, SBS in Australia, Rialto in New Zealand, Deutsche Telekom in Germany, with Studio Hamburg securing home entertainment and EST rights for German speaking countries. oh

The series, in which APC has invested and holds all global distribution rights, is produced by Norwegian indie Tordenfilm for NRK and written by showrunner Erik Richter Strand. The series is currently available on Walter Presents in the UK following a successful run on the UK’s Channel 4, Walter Presents in the US, and NRK in Norway. The English-language remake rights have been sold to Liza Marshall’s independent production company Hera Films.

APC’s two French series Contact (8 x52’) and The Forest (6 x 52’), which has recently been awarded best French 52-minutes series of the year at La Rochelle fiction festival, have already been sold to several territories.

Contact (8 x 52’), a thrilling serialized procedural series about a man who can see the secret memories of any object he touches, has been sold by APC to Channel 4’s Walter Presents in the UK, US and Australia as well as TVP in Poland and UPC in Switzerland. The show is produced by Carma Films and has been aired successfully on TF1 last month.

The Forest (6 x 52’), a gripping missing-persons crime mystery, has been picked up by NPO in the Netherlands, AMC in Spain, Canal+’s Ale Kino in Poland, VRT in Flanders, and RTS in French-speaking Switzerland. The show is also produced by Carma Films, and will air on France Televisions shortly.

About Premium Content is a boutique financier and distributor founded and managed by Emmanuelle Guilbart and Laurent Boissel, and backed by London-based producer Nevision.

About About Premium Content (APC)
About Premium Content (APC) is headed by experienced principals Emmanuelle Guilbart and Laurent Boissel and is a boutique financing and distribution company that seeks to help independent producers and content creators in the financing of their projects, partnering with them as early as the development stage. APC has a growing slate of fiction from a range of European producers including stylish series A Very Secret Service (Arte), Young and Promising (NRK), crime thriller The Forest (France Televisions) and Gigantes (Telefonica Studios).

External Links

No Comment

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *