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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...

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 doing it for the first time it's worth spending that money on somebody legally qualified because it's incredibly complicated. You have people getting excited about coproduction because they think they're doubling their money for nothing. In fact, you're halving your...

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 both our first drama and channel retainer. [no_blockquote text="The aim is we are retained by Sundance to help them find the next drama that they will internationally coproduce. We're their eyes and ears on the ground in the UK." text_color="" title_tag="h4" width=""...

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 in-house and Sundance TV. Harry Potter actress Katie Leung will play the lead character, Mei.Read more on Broadcast...