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Drive finance new Kenyan mall doc

Broadcasters across the world have come on board a one-off doc about the 2013 Nairobi mall massacre as deficit financers and coproducers. Broadcasters in Australia, Denmark, Norway and Sweden have all picked up Terror at the Mall.Terror at the Mall is a coproduction between the BBC...

Discovery takes Tsunami feature doc

We're pleased to announce that Discovery Networks Western Europe has pre-bought the tsunami feature documentary After The Wave from Drive.The deal sees Discovery acquire the rights to the 1×90’ doc in a number of territories including the UK, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg), France, Italy,...

How is the coproduction landscape in Canada changing?

C21 Media investigate whether it's the 'end of the rainbow' for coproduction treaties and funds in Canada. [no_blockquote text="You need to put aside 25% of the money you receive to cope with all the extra costs coproduction can bring – so it's not cheap. For companies...

SundanceTV allies with Drive

We're pleased to announce that Drive will be identifying international scripted drama projects for US cable channel SundanceTV.AMC Networks-owned Sundance has put Drive on a retainer after we successfully brokered a coproduction between Sundance, BBC Worldwide and BBC Two for upcoming miniseries One Child.The Sundance deal represents...

Drive broker deal for new BBC2 Guy Hibbert drama

Drive have brokered a deal with BBC Worldwide North America for a new BBC2 drama about a Chinese woman struggling to find her identity after being adopted by Anglo/American parents.The drama is being scripted by Complicit writer Guy Hibbert. It will be co-produced by BBC...

Driving change – C21 Media introduces Drive

Drive's Lilla Hurst and Ben Barrett tell C21 Media about Drive, our new coproduction and finance firm for factual producers and broadcasters.Times have been tough for broadcasters, which has in turn squeezed budgets for producers – particularly in factual. But the silver lining in the cloud...