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Armoza Formats inks partnership with Quebecor Media

The Quebec media group will shop its TVA series internationally through its Israeli partner, and jointly develop new format ideas. (Pictured: Armoza Formats CEO Avi Armoza)
March 26, 2014

Canada’s Quebecor Media is getting into the format business with Israel’s Armoza Formats.

The Quebec media group’s QMI Content division has entered a collaboration deal that will see the Tel Aviv-based format developer and distributor become the sole international shopper of its TV shows.

The partnership will see Armoza launch two formats based on popular TVA shows at MIPTV, including the family game show Only One Knows. Armoza will also shop the scripted drama The Killer Inside.

Quebecor Media and Armoza will also work together to develop new formats for international exploitation.

This partnership continues from Armoza’s other such collaboration deals with leading international broadcasters including China’s JSBC and Argentina’s Telefe.

“The French Canadian market has always demonstrated a highly creative profile and it’s time to put international buyers in link with it,” France Lauzière, QMI Content executive vice president, said in a statement Wednesday.

(From Playback Daily)

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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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