APC Cashes In With Global Sales Of BANKING DISTRICT and Launches new BBC drama series KEEPING FAITH and Dutch drama FENIX at MIPTV | The Fan Carpet

APC Cashes In With Global Sales Of BANKING DISTRICT and Launches new BBC drama series KEEPING FAITH and Dutch drama FENIX at MIPTV


05 April 2018

RTP Portugal, DR Denmark and NPO Netherlands have all picked up the broadcast rights whereas Keshet Studios has acquired English-language format rights to Banking District (6 x 52’) which is produced by Point Prod for RTS Switzerland, and also pre-bought by RTBF in Belgium.

Set in the summer of 2011 when the Swiss private banking sector is under attack, Banking District entraps the viewers in a world where family and banking secrets run parallel.

APC is also launching its English-language BBC drama series Keeping Faith at MIPTV, alongside Dutch crime drama Fenix.

Boutique financier and distributor About Premium Content (APC) has signed a raft of new deals for its Swiss family thriller series Banking District and is also launching its English-language BBC drama series Keeping Faith at MIPTV, alongside Dutch crime drama Fenix.

RTP Portugal, DR Denmark and NPO Netherlands have all picked up the broadcast rights whereas Keshet Studios has acquired English-language format rights to Banking District (6 x 52’) which is produced by Point Prod for RTS Switzerland, and also pre-bought by RTBF in Belgium.

Set in the summer of 2011 when the Swiss private banking sector is under attack, Banking District entraps the viewers in a world where family and banking secrets run parallel.

Commissioned by the BBC for BBC Wales and S4C, Keeping Faith (8 x 52’) is produced by Vox Pictures. APC is handling all UK and international sales and APC’s financial partner UK-based Nevision gap-financed the show. APC has already secured a co-production deal with Acorn Media Enterprises for all rights across the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, plus home entertainment in the UK & Eire. The emotionally intricate thriller starring Eve Myles (Victoria, Torchwood, Broadchurch) has already been a ratings winner on both the commissioning channels BBC and SC4 in Wales.

Produced by Dutch production company Lemming Film (best known for Holland’s Hope), atmospheric crime drama Fenix (8 x 52’) has premiered on Dutch telco KPN this spring and will be available to global buyers for the first time in Cannes. APC hold global distribution rights to the series.

 

 

Laurent Boissel, Joint CEO and Co-Founder at APC says “We are thrilled to have secured some key territory deals for Banking District and look forward to launching our brand new BBC English-language drama series Keeping Faith to international buyers. With Fenix also a key show in our portfolio we are proud to represent the highest quality scripted series in multiple languages from some of the world’s most renowned producers.”

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 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), Valkyrien, Young and Promising (NRK), crime thriller The Forest (France Televisions) and Gigantes (Telefonica Studios).

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