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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
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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