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Force Four Entertainment and DRG sign first-look deal

Force Four Entertainment has pacted with London-based distributor DRG International on a first-look deal for the Canadian indie producer's factual slate.
September 21, 2011

Force Four Entertainment has pacted with London-based distributor DRG International on a first-look deal for the Canadian indie producer’s factual slate.

The partners will also look to develop factual and scripted shows for the world market. Force Four, run by president Rob Bromley, is best known for series like The Cupcake Girls for Corus Entertainment, the feature documentary 65_Redroses and Urban Suburban for HGTV Canada.

“We are very excited to be one of the select few production companies around the world, and the only Canadian company, with which DRG has chosen to have a first-look deal,” Bromley said in a statement.

Bromley brokered the first-look agreement with Diane Rankin, senior VP of acquisitions at DRG.

As part of a deal signed in January 2010, DRG also backs early-stage development of broadcaster CBC’s formats, and distributes them internationally.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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