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1904, 2017

RDF Television secures industry Award Nominations from BAFTA TV and Televisual

RDF Television, part of Banijay UK, are excited to announce that their ‘Secret Life of’ strand has received two industry awards nominations. ‘The Secret Live of Five Year Olds’ is nominated in the ‘Factual and Constructed Reality’ category for BAFTA TV, and ‘The Secret Life of Siblings’ has been nominated in the ‘Fixed Rig’ category in the Televisual Bulldog awards. RDF have enjoyed a raft of nominations this year for ‘The Secret Life’, kicking off the award season by winning a coveted Grierson Award for Best Entertaining Documentary, as well as receiving further nominations from Broadcast, The Royal Television Society [...]

3103, 2017

Banijay Rights sends international drama around the globe

Leading UK-based distributor Banijay Rights has sold a raft of new dramas into international territories, it was announced today by Tim Mutimer, CEO Banijay Rights. Atmospheric thriller Black Lake has been acquired by the UK’s BBC Four.   The 8 x 45’ Swedish drama is produced by Jarowskij and sees a group of friends head to a remote hotel with very dark consequences. Two French language dramas Public Enemy and The Disappearance have recently been acquired by SBS Australia for its AVOD platform SBS on Demand, where both dramas have been extremely well received by Australian viewers.  Belgian drama series Public [...]

3103, 2017

Bunim Murray Productions and South Korea’s Signal Entertainment Group announce joint development deal

Bunim/Murray Productions (BMP), a Banijay Group Company and producers of The Real World, Project Runway and Keeping Up with the Kardashians franchises, and Signal Entertainment Group, a South Korean-based entertainment-focused media company, today announced a joint development deal. BMP will expand its reach into the burgeoning Asian market and develop new formats with Signal. Jeff Jenkins, Co-President of Entertainment and Development at BMP and Agnes Lee and David M. Uslan, SVP of Production at Uslan Entertainment will oversee the partnership on behalf of Signal. “South Korea is currently one of the hottest markets for new formats and creativity, so when [...]

902, 2017

Sales for Zack & Quack take Preschool Hit Global

Zodiak Kids announces today a slew of sales for animated series Zack & Quack including deals across Latin America and the Middle East. The newly launched second series of Zack & Quack 26’ x 11’ for Nickelodeon has been sold to Discovery Kids Latin America, Thai PBS, Israel Educational TV whilst free tv channel TV3 Catalunya acquires both series 1 and 2. Series one continues to be a strong seller and has recently sold to public broadcasters RTHK TV in Hong Kong, and Television Nacional de Uruguay. Central American broadcaster Canal Once has also picked up the show. In Europe, [...]

102, 2017

Multiple sales for Floogals

Zodiak Kids announces today further sales for its ground breaking preschool show Floogals into Asia and France. New sales across Asia include Thai PBS Kids, Radio Television Hong Kong, MediaCorp (Singapore) and Discovery Kids Asia Networks has picked up the show in a pan territory deal.  Agents I-Intellect and WeKids have picked up the broadcast rights to Malaysia and China respectively. I-Intellect has licensed the property to RTM in Malaysia. In Europe Piwi+, the Canal + children’s pre-school channel has acquired the show for France and French speaking territories worldwide. Floogals is a ground breaking mix of photo real CGI, [...]

1701, 2017

Zodiak Kids does package deal with Amazon India

Zodiak Kids announces today it has sold a raft of titles to Amazon India, in a deal amassing over 100 hours. Amazon India has acquired all four seasons of popular children’s animation Horrid Henry. The show centers on a boy who constantly feels like life just isn’t fair. Of course he's only a kid, but with a perfect little brother called Peter, a Mum and Dad who'd love him dearly if only he'd stop behaving, well, like a kid, and a moody girl next door who's on a mission to make Henry's life miserable, who can blame him? Henry's looking [...]

1201, 2017

Multiple sales for series 2 of Zodiak Kids’ Studio Animation The Ranch

Zodiak Kids announces today a raft of sales for the 26 x 26’ second series of The Ranch, produced by Zodiak Kids Studios. The series has been acquired by TFO in Canada, Lagardere for Gulli Russia and Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Israel.  Aljazeerah has picked up the show for its children and family channels, AMC Networks International for Central Europe on their channel Minimax, TV5 Monde for all French speaking territories and Kids Zone for the Baltics. The Ranch is an epic and sentimental adventure of four teens with their horses and the rescue home they build in the heart of [...]