Ben Affleck And Ana de Armas Can’t Resist A Little Smooch

Ben Affleck And Ana de Armas Can’t Resist A Little Smooch With the majority of the country practising social-distancing due to coronavirus, Ben Affleck and girlfriend Ana de Armas are essentially attached at the hip! The couple had their hands all over each other during an evening stroll and even stopped for a steamy smooch…

In memory of Michele Peyretti the Italian director and producer

Michele Peyretti (1953-2020) An obituary for Michele Peyretti who passed away over a week ago, in his home in Italy, he was 67 years old. Michele made The Flight of Anouk (Le Vol d’Anouk) that is in our portfolio. We were proud to have been able to work with Michele however if a brief period…

‘SHARP FAMILIES’ GOES LONDON LIVE

PRESS RELEASE 27/2/20 ‘SHARP FAMILIES‘ TO LONDON LIVE Italian association of filmmakers ZaLab and British sales house Videoplugger are delighted to announce that Sharp Families has been picked up in a deal with London Live, to be broadcast on the channel.   Sharp Families (52′) This is a journey through London, guided by… knife-grinders. An insight…

DEKKOO ACQUIRE BASQUE SHORT-FORM SERIES

PRESS RELEASE   26/02/20 DEKKOO ACQUIRE BASQUE SHORT-FORM SERIES Basque production company J.O.K Films, Next station and British distributor Videoplugger are delighted to announce that Puntu Koma has been picked up in a deal with Dekkoo, and will be exclusively released in UK, Éire and US on Dekkoo in original language. Puntu Koma directed by Maru Solores, follows…

London Live to show doc 13 Shades of Romanian

PRESS RELEASE 20/2/20   ’13 SHADES OF ROMANIAN’ TO LONDON LIVE Film producers This Is Insomnia and sales house Videoplugger are delighted to announce that ’13 Shades of Romanian’ has been picked up in a deal with London Live, to be broadcast on the channel. 13 Shades of Romanian Showcasing the lives of 13 Romanians…

‘DYLAN AND LOLI’ (DEIAN A LOLI) SHORTLISTED FOR AN RTS CYMRU AWARD

4/2/20 ‘Dylan and Loli’ (Deian a Loli) SHORTLISTED FOR AN RTS CYMRU AWARD   The Royal Television Society in Wales announced nominations for its 2020 awards. We are so proud that ‘Dylan and Loli‘ (Deian a Loli) by Cwny Da from our scripted catalogue is nominated in children’s category, at the RTS Cymru Awards 2020. RTS…

‘THE CLEANING LADY’ PICKED UP BY POLISH SVOD PLATFORM

PRESS RELEASE 3/2/20 ‘THE CLEANING LADY’ PICKED UP BY POLISH SVOD PLATFORM Argentinian producers Jaque Content and distributors RMVISTAR + GlowStar and sales house Videoplugger are delighted to announce that ‘The Cleaning Lady’ (La Chica Que Limpia) has been picked up in a deal with Media4Fun, to be streamed on the Polish SvoD service CDA…

‘RESPECTABLE GIRLS’ (MERCHED PARCHUS) NOMINATED FOR AN RTS CYMRU AWARD

4/2/20 ‘RESPECTABLE GIRLS’ (MERCHED PARCHUS) SHORTLISTED FOR AN RTS CYMRU AWARD   The Royal Television Society in Wales today announced nominations for its 2020 awards. We are so proud that ‘Respectable Girls‘ (Merched Parchus) by ie ie  productions  from our scripted catalogue is nominated for best drama, and, the creators Hanna Jarman and Mari Beard…

‘Butterflies in Berlin’ marking 75th International Holocaust Remembrance Day 

Marking 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. We are proud to present Monica Manganelli’s award-winning animated film: ‘Butterflies in Berlin –Diary of a soul split in two’. Produced by Latteplus Berlin Film Production + Alexandra Cinematografica  in collaboration with RAI Cinema The film presenting a story of the first out-of-surgery transsexual in history during the…

Polichinelles wins Best Director in Drama at Asia Web Awards

14/12/19 Polichinelles from our short-form catalogue was awarded in five categories at Asia Web Awards  the early  Saturday morning, Asia Web Awards revealed in a live stream all the winners of the various categories. Asia Web Awards has an official partner SEOUL WEBFEST(KWEB FEST), the very first web series festival in Korea & Northeast Asia,…

INSPECTOR MONTALBANO ON BBC FOUR and BBC IPLAYER THIS CHRISTMAS

PRESS RELEASE 13/12/19   INSPECTOR MONTALBANO ON BBC FOUR and BBC IPLAYER THIS CHRISTMAS   Italian RAI COM and their British agent Videoplugger are delighted to announce that Inspector Montalbano will form part of the BBC Christmas schedule. All episodes of Inspector Montalbano (Episodes 1 – 34 ) will be available on the BBC iPlayer…

Eurochannel to air Galician Hotel Almirante

11/12/19 EUROCHANNEL TO AIR GALICIAN HOTEL ALMIRANTE Galician producers Formato Producciones and British distributor Videoplugger are delighted to announce that Hotel Almirante has been picked up in a deal with EUROCHANNEL, to air in, EMEA, Latin America including Brazil, USA, Canada, Africa, United Emirates, India, Israel, Lebanon, Korea, UK, Japan, Italy, Germany, New Zealand, Australia. HOTEL ALMIRANTE (4×45‘) set in Galicia, Spain of the 1950s. A love triangle drama, about love,…

Polichinelles nominated in 5 categories at Asia Web Awards

10/12/19 French short-form series Polichinelles continues to collect awards and nominations. The series was already selected for the Asia Web Awards but on 7th of December the AWA released a nominations list and Polichinelles was nominated in 5 categories: Best Screenplay in Drama Best Director in Drama Best Ensemble Cast in Drama Best Actress in…

Babel Film Festival the first International film contest for cinema in minority languages

09/12/2019   The 6th edition of  Babel Film Festival in the Sardinian city of Cagliari concluded on Saturday. The winner of the best feature film was a 2011 film ‘We Will Be Happy One Day’ (KIEDYŚ BĘDZIEMY SZCZĘŚLIWI) directed by Pawel Wysoczański.  A heartwarming feature film about a teenage boy who lives with his grandmother,…

Puntu Koma to be screened in Poland as part of International Day of the Basque Language celebration

Following the recent broadcast of Puntu Koma by a Polish LGBTQ+ platform OutFilm, Basque Institute Etxepare in Poznan, Poland, whose main task is to promote Basque language and culture around the world, has organized a screening of the Basque short-form series Puntu Koma on 16th of December, as part of International Day of the Basque…

November Recap – Videoplugger

Hello December! As the last month of the year starts we’re excited to share all the highlights from November that happened here at Videoplugger! The month started with a dystopian drama series Zerosterone having an International Premiere at Geneva International Film Festival. The series was also part of the Future is Yours section. And series…

The Sect coming to Walter Presents UK in 2020!

The Sect (Cekta), which was acquired by Walter Presents UK marking the first Russian show to be carried by the non-English-language VoD platform, will be premiering on Walter Presents UK in 2020! Director: Gela Babluani, Producer: Artyom Loginov, Anton Zaycev, Anton Shukin, Production Company: Les Films de la Strada and TNT-Good story media, Russia, 8×42’,…

Polish LGBTQ platform acquires French same-sex parenting series

PRESS RELEASE 24/10/19 POLISH LGBTQ PLATFORM ACQUIRE FRENCH SAME-SEX PARENTING WEB SERIES French production company Melocoton Films and British distributor Videoplugger are delighted to announce that Polichinelles has been picked up in a deal with Tongariro Releasing, and will be released on OUTFILM.pl in original language with Polish subtitles. Polichinelles is a French short-form series.…

Mallorcan Title GABIA Nominated for Goya Awards

Gabia nominated for Goya Awards The Mallorcan IB3 Television mini-series Operation Cage (Gàbia) written and directed by Marcos Cabotá is a fictitious drama. Reimagining the aftermath of the terror attacks during the summer of 2009 in Mallorca where the civil guards Diego Salvà and Carlos Saenz de Tejada were killed. When the last of a…

French Short Series POLICHINELLES Takes Home Three Awards at Marseille Web Fest

Polichinelles wins at MARSEILLE WEB FEST Polichinelles is a French short-form series. Salomé (Sandra Parra) and Marion (Magali Genoud) are a same-sex couple, whose relationship gets tested when they decide to have a child, by their family and the society around them. The series was screened at the 9th edition of the Marseille Web Fest…

POLISH LGBTQ PLATFORM ACQUIRE BASQUE SHORT-FORM SERIES

PRESS RELEASE 22/10/19 POLISH LGBTQ PLATFORM ACQUIRE BASQUE SHORT-FORM SERIES Basque production company J.O.K Films, Next station and British distributor Videoplugger are delighted to announce that Puntu Koma has been picked up in a deal with Tongariro Releasing, and will be released on OUTFILM.pl in original language with Polish subtitles. Puntu Koma follows Koldo (Mikel…

OUTtv TO AIR CORSICAN DRAMEDY ‘BACK TO CORSICA’

PRESS RELEASE 11/11/19 OUTtv TO AIR CORSICAN DRAMEDY ‘BACK TO CORSICA’ Corsican producers MOUVEMENT and British distributor Videoplugger are delighted to announce that BACK TO CORSICA has been picked up in a deal with OUTTV Media, to air on OUTtv in Benelux, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, Poland, CEE, UK, Ireland and Israel. Back…

Japanese NHK to show Welsh documentary on autism

PRESS RELEASE 17/10/19 Welsh production company ie ie productions and British distributor Videoplugger are delighted to announce that Richard and Jaco: Life with Autism has been picked up in a deal with NHK Enterprises, and is due to air on NHK Educational channel in November 2019. Richard and Jaco: Life with Autism (60') is an…

ALL 4’s WALTER PRESENTS SECURES RUSSIAN SERIES ‘THE SECT’

PRESS RELEASE WALTER PRESENTS SECURES FIRST RUSSIAN SERIES ‘THE SECT’ Tuesday 25th June 2019 British distributor Videoplugger and Les Films de la Strada are delighted to announce that THE SECT (Cekta) has been picked up in a deal with Global Series Network (GSN) and will air on All 4's VOD platform Walter Presents in UK…

Grace Harte Irish Drama series to air on BBC ALBA

PRESS RELEASE 21/02/19 Irish producer Wildfire films and British distributor Videoplugger are delighted to announce that GRACE HARTE has been picked up in a deal with BBC ALBA and will air in the UK with broadcast in March 2019. Grace Harte is a 3-part drama series set in a dilapidated hotel in the West of…

For Immediate Release | NRK buys Welsh doc on Autism

PRESS RELEASE 26/02/19 Welsh producer ie ie productions and British distributor Videoplugger are delighted to announce that Richard and Jaco: Life with Autism has been picked up in a deal with the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK). The programme will air in Norway with Norwegian subtitles. NRK is the Norwegian government-owned radio and television public broadcasting…

Estonian first ever high-end drama series PANK sold to MHz Networks at MipCom

October 16, 2018. British distributor Videoplugger and Estonian rising content creator Itamambuca Filmproduction announce today during MipCom that PANK (The Bank) has been picked up in a deal with MHz Networks. Pank will air in North America, in Estonian with English subtitles. The plot follows the rise of an Estonian bank during the turbulent 90's…

Welsh political drama set to be shown across Europe, Israel and South Africa

October 16, 2018. British distributor Videoplugger and S4C announce today at MIPCOM that series Byw Celwydd (Living a Lie) has been sold to international LGBT broadcaster OUT TV. The series will be shown in: Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Swedish speaking Scandinavia, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Hungary, Spain, Israel, and South Africa.…