TBI Vision: Drive secures Good Nazi sales
UKTV in the UK, ZDF Info in Germany and Planète+ in France have picked up documentary film The Good Nazi from financier and distributor Drive.
The show, which explores the exploits of Nazi officer Major Karl Plagge who risked his life to save thousands of Jews, will also air on RTI – Mediaset in Italy, LRT in Lithuania, Foxtel and Viasat World for CEE and Scandinavia. The film was produced by Associated Producers in Canada for Vision TV.
Meanwhile, Discovery-owned channel DMAX in Germany, TV4 in Sweden and TVNZ in New Zealand have all acquired the first season of Warship: Life At Sea, produced by UK-based Artlab Films for Channel 5 in the UK.
The observational docuseries was filmed over seven months and follows the 280-strong crew on board warship HMS Duncan. DMAX has also pre-bought a second season of the show, which was recently re-commissioned by Channel 5.
Drive has also sold World’s Worst Flights to Fox Networks Group in Poland, TV2 in Norway, RTL in The Netherlands, Hubu Media in China, Discovery Turkey, TV2 in Denmark, TVNZ in New Zealand and Nippon TV in Japan.
Extract from the article Deals round-up: Back2Back gets wedding & shipping orders; BBCS’s first format deal in Lithuania; Banijay goes shopping by Richard Middleton. Published 17.09.2019 on tbivision.com.