Zodiak inks first-look deal with Belfast indie Stirling

Zodiak Rights will represent Belfast-based Stirling Film & Television Productions' current and upcoming programming, including Jigs & Wigs (pictured), under a first-look deal.
November 20, 2014

Zodiak Rights has signed a first-look deal with Belfast-based indie Stirling Film & Television Productions.

Under the deal, the company will globally distribute the prodco’s current and upcoming slates of factual entertainment, observational documentary, true crime and drama programming.

The first programs Zodiak will distribute are Clubland (1 x 60 minutes), which is about Ireland’s biggest nightclub; The Beauty Pageant Storm (1 x 60 minutes), about a team of American children who compete in an Irish pageant; and the second season of Jigs & Wigs (5 x 30 minutes, pictured), an Irish dancing doc series starring dressmaker Thelma Madine from Big Fat Gypsy Wedding.

The distributor already represented season one of Jigs & Wigs, which launched on BBC1 in Northern Ireland before moving to BBC4.

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