Formats

DRG secures option deals for “Out of the Silence”

Distributor DRG has inked eight option deals for Out of the Silence (pictured), a format about deaf people who receive a life-altering implant that enables them to hear.
June 19, 2014

Distributor DRG has inked eight option deals for Out of the Silence (pictured), a format created and owned by Tuvalu Media and FormatKitchen.

The format follows deaf people who are given a life-changing implant that enables them to hear, often for the first time.

Norway’s Novemberfilm, Sweden’s Titan, Denmark’s Gong, Finland’s Moskito, Ireland’s Loosehorse Television and Australia and New Zealand’s CJZ as well as companies in France and Israel have acquired local remake rights.

DRG acquired the international rights to Out of the Silence at MIPTV following the launch of its global formats division, DRG Formats, in March.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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