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Nutopia takes “The Story of Us” to Europe

Producer Nutopia and distributor ZDF Enterprises are co-developing a European version of docuseries format The Story of Us that will launch at the Impact Media Summit next week. (Pictured: Mankind: The Story of Us)
March 4, 2014

Producer Nutopia is developing a European version of its The Story of Us format with Germany’s ZDF Enterprises.

The distributor will launch Europe: The Story of Us at the Impact Media Summit in Turin, Italy next week. Producers are also looking for international coproduction partners.

The episodic docuseries will recount the history of the European continent through dramatic re-enactments, CGI, and interviews with key figures.

The global version, Mankind: The Story of All of Us (pictured above), has aired in more than 150 territories and last October, Australian broadcaster Seven commissioned a local version of the format to be produced by Essential Media & Entertainment.

The U.S. version, America: The Story of Us, aired on cable network History in 2010.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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