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About Premium Content builds factual line-up

Paris- and London-based boutique financier and distributor About Premium Content has inked pre-sales for Dream the Future (pictured) and Jimmy Goes to Nollywood, while acquiring global rights to Freightened.
January 7, 2016

About Premium Content (APC) has inked pre-sales for Dream the Future (pictured) and Jimmy Goes to Nollywood, while acquiring global rights to Freightened.

The Paris- and London-based boutique financier and distributor has sold the Update Productions- and Bonne Pioche-made Dream the Future (10 x 52-minutes) across Germany and Austria via Servus TV, and in Belgium through RTBF.

The 10-part docuseries, which was commissioned by Planete+, explores the future through research provided by scientists and global celebrities.

Elsewhere, the U.S., Canada, UK and Africa have acquired factual special Jimmy Goes to Nollywood, which features award-winning actor Jimmy Jean-Louis as he exposes a behind-the-scenes look at Nigeria’s movie industry. The one-off was initially commissioned by Cine+.

Meanwhile, the distributor has secured the global rights to La Compagnie des Taxi‐Brousse and Polar Star Films’ Freightened (1 x 52-minutes), an in-depth investigative special that reveals the mechanics and perils of the unregulated sea shipping business.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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