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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
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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