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Camp X picked up by UK and US broadcasters in Drive deal

Broadcasters in the UK and US have picked up World War II espionage documentary Camp X, following a deal brokered by Drive.Channel 4 has acquired the UK rights to air a 60-minute version of the Yap Films doc on its More4 channel and The Smithsonian Channel has taken US rights. The latter will air the film under the title World War II Spy School.Camp X focuses on the untold story of North America’s first spy camp, set up in Canada by the British and...

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 and premium US cablenet HBO telling the horrific story of a terrorist assault over four days that left 67 dead and hundreds wounded. It features interviews with witnesses and survivors, as well as exclusive surveillance camera footage shot inside the...

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, and Iberia. After The Wave is being produced by Australian prodco Flaming Star Films and was commissioned by pubcaster SBS Australia. It focuses on the untold story of the forensic operation in Thailand to identify and return home the bodies...