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APC sends “Freightened,” “Dream” abroad

About Premium Content (APC) has inked a raft of international broadcast deals for factual titles Dream the Future and Freightened (pictured). The Paris- and London-based boutique financier and distributor has sold Denis Delestrac’s investigative ...
October 25, 2016

About Premium Content (APC) has inked a raft of international broadcast deals for factual titles Dream the Future and Freightened (pictured).

The Paris- and London-based boutique financier and distributor has sold Denis Delestrac’s investigative special Freightened (1 x 52 minutes; La Compagnie des Taxi‐Brousse and Polar Star Films) to Denmark’s DR, the Netherlands’ VARA, Latvia’s LTV, Australia’s SBS and Belgium’s Medialaan. The film is an in-depth investigative special that reveals the mechanics and perils of the unregulated sea shipping business.

The Update Productions and Bonne Pioche-made Dream the Future (10 x 52-minutes), meanwhile, has been acquired by Russia’s First HD, Korea’s United Media, Italy’s Mediaset, German-language channel SRF in Switzerland, the Czech Republic’s Prima, and Tiberius and Studio Hamburg Enterprises in Germany.

The 10-part docuseries, which was commissioned by Planete+, explores the future through research provided by scientists and global celebrities. APC will also distribute the show’s second season worldwide. It is currently in production and slated for broadcast in March 2017.

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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