Factual TV Programme Distribution

Videoplugger’s distribution team are also experts in sourcing fascinating, educational and entertaining international factual series. We have a collection of hunting programmes and social investigative documentaries on immigration and we continuously screen new quality content for linear TV and streaming services, such as SVOD, VOD, AVOD, TVOD and Home Video.

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Capoeirista

Capoeirista

Director and Writer: Pavel Pljuskov, Producer: Pavel Pljuskov, Supported by: Statutory City Hradec Králové, Czech Republic 3×52′, 2018, Rights: World This is a story about people who have fallen in love with the Brazilian temperament and culture. They have surrendered to the circle and are not afraid to fight. Through the rhythms of traditional Afro-Brazilian…

Why Not? (Zato, ker lahko)

Director: Jan Marin, Producer:  Jure Kreft, Copyright: Fixmedia, Co-producer: Slovenian Film Center, Slovenia, 4K, 10×10”, 2019, Rights: World ‘Why Not?‘ a family science show for from 10+. The original title ‘Zato, ker lahko’ translates literally to ‘Because we can’ and this playfulness underpins this educational entertainment show from Slovenia. We get to explore our presenters…

Bastards

Director: Marco Eisenbarth, Copyright: 4ReelDocs, Germany, 4K, 6 x 20-30′, 2018, Rights: World The ‘Pretty Bastards’ dream of making a living as professional wrestlers. But the struggle is real in a business that is deemed to be fake.   “BASTARDS” is a wrestling documentary series that follows the German-Iranian wrestling tag team ‘Pretty Bastards’ as…

Føroyar

Directed by: Sara Mignogna, Produced by: Sara Mignogna, Italy, Language: English/Italian 60′, 2018, Rights: World The Faroe Islands, are 18 islands in the North Atlantic somewhere between Scotland and Iceland. A quiet and uncontaminated place, which is mostly only mentioned for their old custom of Grindadráp, better known as whale hunting that has been practised…

Red Zones

Directed by: Luca Vullo, Produced by: Ondemotive Productions and Videoplugger, UK/Italy, 4×25′, 2020, Rights: World Red Zones is created by Luca Vullo, Ondemotive Productions and co-produced by Videoplugger. ‘Red Zones’ has been commissioned by SKY Italy and broadcast on SKY tg24 the series is now available for international distribution. The series has been shortlisted for…

Lindsay Kemp and Claudio Barontini

Director: Cristiana Cerrini, Production: Cristiana Cerrini,  Lucia Manganaro Morelli, Italy, 12′, 2020, Rights: World ‘Lindsay Kemp Claudio Barontini. Drawings and photographs’ was the last exhibition that Lindsay Kemp was part of before his death. The multi-talented British choreographer, actor, dancer, mime and director, who was also known as a mentor and collaborator of David Bowie.…

Factory of Desire (La fábrica del deseo)

Directors: Victoria Bornaz and Julia Zárate, Scriptwriter: Julieta Ledesma, Production: Sinapsis Produccion, Copyright holder: Glowstar, Argentina, 4×30′, 2019, Rights: World Argentinian series commissioned by Encuentro the public educational channel of Argentina. After winning support from INCAA, exploring the life of transgender people in Argentina. Transgender rights in Argentina have been lauded by many as some…

Friendly: Latin American LGBTQ content

Director: Various, Executive Producer: Glowstar, Production/Copyright: Glowstar Media, Argentina, Language: Latam Spanish, 15×10′, 2020, Rights: World  Latin-American LGBTQ factual documentary and entertainment series, more than six hours of locally produced programming,  factual programmes for the rainbow community with an open mind. Friendly is for a sophisticated, open-minded audience that wants to find entertainment with innovative programs…

Enkel

Director: Aleksandar Reljić, Executive Producer: Vanja Kranjac, Production/Copyright: RTV-Radio Television of Vojvodina, Serbia, Language: German and English, 53′ and longer version of 74′, 2018, Rights: World  Rainer Hess is the grandson of an Auschwitz commander, who becomes ‘adopted’ by Eva Mozes Kor (1934 – 2019) the world-famous Holocaust survivor, in 2014 on the grounds of…

Eloïse’s Travel Diary

Director: Eloïse Barbieri, Producer: Eloïse Barbieri, Production/Copyright: Eloïse Barbieri, Italy, 4K, 14×26′-35′, 2019, Rights: World except Italian speaking territories A compelling intimate travel documentary series in 4K featured in the popular RAI program Geo, filmed in different parts of the world seen through the eyes of Eloïse Barbieri who narrates the series. Each episode comes…

Love between Borders (Amor entres Fronteras)

Director: Clarisa Navas, Executive Producer: Maria Laura Buslemen, Production: Yaguá Pirú Cine, Jaque Content, Argentina, Music: Fran Villalba, 26′, 2017, Rights: Europe, South Asia, Asia. Love between borders is a documentary film which examines the lives of two women who are loving across borders and barriers that exists in society around them both physical and…

In the name of the people (En el nobre del pueblo)

Director: Lucas Combina, Producer: Paola Suarez, Production: Jaque Productions, Germina Films, Signal Colombia, and Mario Riorda, with support from Amen Montevideo and FM Producores, Copyright: Jaque Productions and Mario Riorda, Argentina/Colombia, 6×48′, 4K, 2018’, Rights: Europe, Asia and Africa. In the name of the people after an idea by and featuring Mario Riorda is a…

Gender Identity & Education

Director: Stephen Guest, Production: Stephen Guest, UK, 2019, 30’, Rights: World A documentary exploring hate crime against the LGBTQ+ community. Over recent years progress has been made to increase visibility for LGBTQ+ people, unfortunately, reports from rainbow organisations show an increase in hate crime against the rainbow community. For trans people, these findings have been…

Le Petit Tour

Director: Gaël Truc, Production: Gaël Truc, Italy, Languages: French/Italian, 2019, 10×30’, Rights: World  A culinary road trip around the Alps. In Le Petit Tour a gastro journey presented by sommelier and foodie expert Mathieu Champrétavy, he takes the audience on a cross-cultural tour around the Italian and French Alps. In a series of original reportages ‘Le…

The Flight of Anouk (Le Vol d’Anouk)

Director: Michele Peyretti, Script writer: Michele Peyretti, Producer: Luigi Cinalli, Copyright holder: Monte Bianco Droni, With support from: Film Commission Vallee D’Aoste & Fondation Grand Paradis, Italy, Language: French, 2019, 12×30′, Rights: World A topical environmentalist docu-drama The flight of Anouk (Le Vol d’Anouk) that can be enjoyed as a documentary thanks to its intriguing…

Rome: Coup Capital (Roma Golpe Capitale)

Director: Francesco Cordio,  Copyright holder/Produced by: Own Air, Italy, 2018, 109′, Rights: World  A documentary exploring the reasons behind the forced resignation and the charges of alleged embezzlement and fraud of the ex-mayor of Rome Ignazio Marino. “In order to kick me out, they would have put cocaine in my pocket ” Ignazio Marino Rome,…

Being Divine (Essere Divina)

Director: Luca Pellegrini, Writer: Maria Teresa Venditti, Luca Pellegrini, Executive Producers: Alessandro Tartaglia Polcini, Luca Pellegrini, Maria Teresa Venditti, Roberta Arcangeli, Producer/Copyright holder: OWN AIR, Italy, 2018, 75′, Rights: World Being divine (Essere Divina) is the story of the Drag Lab the only course in Italy where one enters wearing everyday shoes and leave on…

Eliza Lynch: Queen of Paraguay

Director: Alan Gilsenan, Writer: Alan Gilsenan, Producer: Stuart Switzer, Coco Television, Ireland, 2013, 80′, Rights: World A feature docu-drama on the life of Irish-born Eliza Lynch, who became Paraguay’s uncrowned queen. The story of Eliza Lynch, one of the most intriguing, infamous and — outside of South America — least known characters of modern history.…

deafening

Deafening

Directed by: Garry Keane, Produced by: Mind the Gap Films, 60′ film, 2016,  Rights: World Deafening reveals the world through the eyes of four Deaf people with uniquely different lives. Through its carefully designed sensory landscape, it will challenge the audience to rethink their perception and understanding of sound. RTÉ News & Weather presenter Sarah…

13 shades of romanian documentary

13 Shades of Romanian

Director: Anda and Dragos Teglas, Producer: Dragos Teglas, Anda Teglas, Ana Turcanu, Cristian Spiridon, Produced by: This Is Insomnia Limited, 3×42′, 2016,  Rights: World Chronicling the lives of 13 Romanians living in Britain, this compelling 3 episode, portrait style documentary, gives voice to universal themes and stories while anchoring different immigration stories into the ever-changing…

Last Fisherman

Director: James Stier, Producer: James Stier, co-producer: Leo Kaserer Production: Anattic, AK Tirol and Rame Heritage 71′, 2017, UK, Rights: World. A documentary film about a 70-year-old Cornish fisherman who is the last of his generation, Malcolm Baker is the last traditional Fisherman in the Rame Peninsula, a beautiful, sleepy and forgotten corner of Cornwall, England.…

Influx

Directed by: Luca Vullo, Produced by: EM Production, UK, 8×12′, series and film 2016, Rights: World

UP&Down- An Ordinary Film

Directed by: Paolo Ruffini and Francesco Pacini, Production: Non C’è Problema, Laser Film, Fenix Entertainment and Agnus Dei Production, 75′ film, 2018, Rights: World Five actors with Down syndrome and one autistic are the protagonists of this social doc that follows this very special company on a tour of Italian theaters. This is UP&Down – An ordinary film,…

Richard and Jaco: Life with Autism

Director: Laura Martin-Robinson & Claire Hill, Producer: Catryn Ramasut, Produced by: ie ie productions, 60′, 2017,  Rights: World A BBC Wales documentary exploring autism through the eyes of Welsh actor Richard Mylan and his 11 year-old son, who is on the autism spectrum. Jaco Mylan is like any other 11-year-old boy. He loves rugby, dancing and…

resilience

Resilience (Resilienza)

Directed by: Paolo Ruffini, Andrea Cavallini, and Antonio Cavallini, Production: Nido del Cuculo, Non C’è Problema, Sui Passi di Ale, 71′ film, 2017,  Rights: World The definition of Resilience is the ability to react with a positive attitude to traumatic events, and adjust when faced with adversity. The documentary Resilience by Paolo Ruffini, an Italian actor, and presenter, is…

Norah’s Traveller Academy

Directed by: Anna Rodgers, Produced by: Hilary O’Donovan,  Company: Coco Television, Commissioned by: RTÉ and the BAI, Ireland, English, 4×50’, 2014, Rights: World excl. lreland Norah’s Traveller Academy is a four-part documentary series in which entrepreneur and mentor Norah Casey known from RTÉ’s Dragons Den, attempt to kickstart the business potential of four talented young…

These Walls Can Talk

Directed by: Garry Keane, Production: Mind the Gap Films, RTÉ , 60′ film, 2015,  Rights: World RTÉ landmark documentary represents a television first – an intimate portrayal of the Irish Deaf Community told through their unique experience of the controversial St Joseph’s School for Deaf Boys in Dublin. Presented by renowned Performance Artist and daughter of Deaf parents, Amanda Coogan.…

Dallas in Prizzi

Directed by: Luca Vullo, Producer: Dave Atkinson, Executive production: Ondemotive productions, 44′, 2018,  Rights: World Dallas in Prizzi documents the journey of an artistic team from Dallas, Texas, attempting to reinforce the life and the values of the isolated town of Prizzi in Sicily. The economic and political frustrations of southern Italy are plainly seen,…

somebody to love

Somebody to Love

Director: Anna Rodgers, Producer: Wildfire Films, Ireland, 2014, English, 53′, Rights: World. Love, sex and disability are explored in this documentary which takes us into the romantic lives of people with physical or intellectual disabilities. Sexuality is an integral part of life and is recognised as a basic human need. Yet, for people with a disability,…

CCÀ SEMU- Here We Are, Lives On Hold In Lampedusa

Directed by: Luca Vullo, produced by: Ondemotive productions/UCL, UK, 30′, film 2018, Rights: World. CCÀ SEMU Here we are, lives on hold in Lampedusa – ‘Here we are ‘ the proverb encompasses how the people from the Italian island of Lampedusa define their place in the world with both pride and resignation. Surrounded by the…

The Horse Whisperer of Bodmin Moor

Directed by: Gareth Molan, Producer: Helen Nash, Production: Mister Shark Ltd. 21′, 2017, UK, Rights: World. This is the remarkable story of Dan Wilson ‘The Horse Whisperer of Bodmin Moor’. Based out of his farm in Cornwall, England, Dan is a natural horse trainer, commonly referred to as ‘Horse Whisperer’. Dan was brought up with…

language of the body voce del corpo

The Voice of the Body (Voce del Corpo)

Directed by: Luca Vullo, Executive production: Ondemotive productions, 60′ film, 2012, Rights: World A funny, fantastic but also an educational journey through the typical Sicilian body language. The Sicilians are famous all over the world, among other things, for this very peculiar way of accompanying every word, conversation or greeting with gestures, facial expressions, and…

Hunting

Føroyar

Directed by: Sara Mignogna, Produced by: Sara Mignogna, Italy, Language: English/Italian 60′, 2018, Rights: World The Faroe Islands, are 18 islands in the North Atlantic somewhere between Scotland and Iceland. A quiet and uncontaminated place, which is mostly only mentioned for their old custom of Grindadráp, better known as whale hunting that has been practised…

Wide Open: Fishing

Director: Niels Vestergaard, Production: Wide Open Outdoor Film, Bearplay, Denmark, 2014-2015, 11×48’-71’, Rights: Selected territories Fishing series from Denmark. Experience the vast spaces of the North and beyond in these spellbinding and inspiring fishing documentaries. Produced and Director Niels Vestergaard a Danish photographer, founder and owner of Wide Open Outdoor Film. The topics range from…

Be Wild

Directed by: Andrea Cavaglià, produced by: Andrea Cavaglià, Copyright: Andrea Cavaglià, Italy, 2020, 6×25’, Rights: World. Andrea Cavaglià is a mountain hunting enthusiast who combines his love for film making and the great outdoors in this innovative hunting series. In #BEWILD Andrea showcase hunting in some of the most pristine landscapes in Europe with stunning…

Mountain Hunters

Directed by: Andrea Cavaglià, produced by: Andrea Cavaglià, Italy, 2017, S01 8×20’ (various 12-27min), S02 6×25’ (various 23-27min), Rights: World. Andrea Cavaglià is a mountain hunting enthusiast who combines his love for film making and the great outdoors in this innovative hunting series. Mountain Hunters is a hunting adventure from the Italian Alps, welcome to…

Hunting Aotearoa

Directed by: Richard Curtis, Produced by: Hikoi NZ Ltd, New Zealand, 2017, 13 Seasons, 133×30’, Rights: World

Hunters Magazine

Directed by: Steen Anderson, Produced by: Hunters Magazine, Denmark, 3 Seasons, 39 x 30”, 2017, Rights: Selected Territories

Fishing Programmes (Lov i Ribolov)

Directed by: Jovan Simonovic, produced by: Jovan Productions, Serbia, 40×27’ standalone episodes, 2000-2017, Rights: World

Adventure in Africa, Gredos – Spanish Ibex, Hunting in Serbia.

Directed by: Jovan Simonovic, Produced by: Jovan Productions, Serbia, 8×27’, Rights: World.