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C21: Drive stocks up for finished tape rush

As the demand for ready-made and library content to fill schedule gaps continues to soar, London-based finance and distribution outfit Drive has added a range of factual content to its sales slate. The programming includes documentary series and one-off films from UK producers including Sandstone Global...

Colourisation brings history to life

Demand from buyers has surged as technique helps reach new audiences, says Lilla Hurst Moving image colourisation is an art form that can be traced back to the dawn of the 20th century, when skilled individuals used to hand paint directly onto stock film using brushes. Today’s...

C21 Media: Drive bags factual trio

UK-based distributor Drive has bagged the sales rights to two history docuseries, Lost Home Movies of Nazi Germany and Auschwitz Untold: In Colour. Lost Home Movies of Nazi Germany (2×60’) delves into the private collections of members of Hitler’s Third Reich to reveal how ordinary Germans,...

C21: TV Azteca, Globosat pick Drive factual

Broadcasters in Latin America, including TV Azteca, Globosat, Canal 22 and Hola TV, have acquired over 85 hours of premium factual content from UK distributor Drive. The deals, which come as Natpe Miami kicks off today, will see The World’s Deadliest Weather (26×60′), produced by UK-based...

Worldscreen: More4 Commissions New Auschwitz Doc from Fulwell73

Fulwell73, the production company behind I Am Bolt, Hitsville: The Making of Motown and Sunderland ‘Till I Die, is set to produce its latest docuseries, Auschwitz Untold In Colour, for More4 in the U.K. The series features the moving and revealing testimony of 16 Holocaust survivors, including the seldom-heard voice of...

C21: C4, Fulwell 73 mark Auschwitz liberation

UK broadcaster Channel 4’s general entertainment network More4 has commissioned a groundbreaking documentary on the Auschwitz concentration camp from UK indie Fulwell 73. Auschwitz Untold in Colour commemorates this month’s 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and will feature survivor accounts and previously unseen colourised...