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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
Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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