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Drive hits the road with Back2Back

Drive have partnered with Back2Back Productions to create a series about dangerous driving, localised for the international market. World’s Deadliest Drivers (13×30’ ) will use footage from dashboard cameras from across the world, ranging from a motorcyclist who back-flips onto a car on the motorway to a hero who pulls a woman from a burning car. Interviews with the drivers who filmed the incidents will also feature in the programme. UK indie Back2Back will provide the exclusive footage after forming international relationships with police forces and other sources.

Drive is taking World’s Deadliest Drivers to market with an aim to fully fund the series via international pre-sales and coproduction. We are already negotiating pre-sales for the series in a number of territories including Europe, Australia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America.

 

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...