Format

Our distribution team are expert at sourcing arresting, entertaining international series and films of the highest quality.

We are dedicated to sourcing innovative, creative and original independent films, documentaries and series that appeal to worldwide audiences for format rights. We find hidden gems that can be remade into another language and customised for the culture. Our small, specialised team carefully selects each project with a focus on foreign titles, arthouse, and work by emerging directors.

Notable titles include Above the sky (Belarus) Oh, Charlie (Poland) Boomerang (Switzerland).

Categories

Drama

Homeport (Port D’Attache)

Director: Anne Deluz, Screenplay: Brigitte Leclef, Stéphane Mitchel, Christophe Marzal, Nicole Castioni, Flavien Rochette, After an Original idea by Nicole Castioni, Copyrights: RTS Radio Télévision Suisse Production: Point Prod, Country: Switzerland, Language: French, 6 x 54’/ 12 x 26, 2012, Rights: Format rights USA The appearance of a luxury clinic on the beach causes turmoil…

The Hotel Academy (À l’École hôtelière)

Director: Fred Florey, Idea: Laurence Mermoud, Production: Close Up Films and RTS, Country: Switzerland, Language: French, 5×47′, 2021, Rights: Format rights USA The Hotel Academy an RTS reality series dives into the fascinating world of the most prestigious hotelier schools in Switzerland and the world. The École hôtelière de Lausanne is a hospitality management school…

NEW VETS (Les nouveaux vétérinaires)

Copyright: RTS, Country: Switzerland, Language: French, 12×42′, 2017-2021, Rights: Format rights USA Three freshly graduated veterinarians discover their profession and deal with emergencies when the health and life of the animals are threatened. How will William, Gwennäelle and Éléonore adapt to unforeseen situations, both in the office and at home, and support emergency tasks? Confronted…

Resuns ( Echoes)

Director: Aline Suter & Celine Carridroit, Copyright: RTS, Country: Switzerland, Language: Romansh, French, 51′, 2014, Rights: USA Resuns, which means “echoes”, explores the diversity, sound and melody of Romansh, one of Switzerland’s four official languages. Spoken by a small minority, Romansh seems doomed to disappear in this age of globalisation. However, for the protagonists of…

THE ENDLESS MARATHON (LE MARATHON SANS FIN)

Director: Pierre Morath, Alva Film Production, 2021, RTS, Point Prod, Country: Switzerland, Language: French, 5 x 45′, 2021, Rights: Format rights USA Pierre, a sports coach, is committed to proving that anyone can run  the mythical New York marathon after only six months of training. He has chosen five candidates who have a very, very…

Boomerang

Director: Nicole Borgeat, Screenplay: Jacqueline Surchat, Nicole Borgeat, Producer: Alva Film Production, RTS Radio Télévision Suisse, Need Productions, Country: Switzerland, Language: Kurdish, French/Italian dub, 92′, 2018, Rights: Format rights USA Boom! In the midst of a campaign of crucial importance to his career, Théo, a young and ambitious politician who harbours xenophobic ideas wakes up…

Above the Sky

Co-director, Artistic director: Andrej Kurejchyk | World Distributors: Fat Frogs Media| Language: Belarus |Subtitles: English | Country of Origin: Belarus/Poland 6×30′, 2012, Rights: Format/Remake World  Available to remake worldwide. Above the Sky is a film aimed at raising HIV/AIDS awareness and was commissioned and funded by the UN’s development fund and positioned as the first…

Jokari

Creators: Marc Lahore & Julieta Salz, Producer: Jokin Etcheverria, Production: La Fidèle Production, Co-production: Media Attack, Country: France/Spain, Language: French, 3 x 25’/75′, 2021, Rights: World  France, early 2020. As the whole country is under one of Europe’s strictest lockdowns, a young woman, living on her own, has to face herself – quite literally –…

Sex, Insta and Exams (Sex, Insta and ZNO)

Director: Antonio Lukich, Showrunner: Iryna Nikonchuk, Producer: Anna Tkachenko, Writers: Yevheniya Babenko, Pavlo Ostrikov, Copyright holders: 1+1 Media, Country: Ukraine, Language: Ukrainian, 12×25‘, 2020, Rights: Italy, Spain, Japan and South Korea SEX, INSTA AND EXAMS have been called the Ukrainian answer to  “Euphoria”. A teen dramedy dealing openly with issues that all teens go through…

Police on call (Опера на дзвінок)

Directors: Taras Tkachenko, Valeriy Ibragimov, Creator: Andrey Babik, Copyright holders: 1+1 Media, Country: Ukraine, Language: Ukrainian, 4 seasons 82×50‘, 2017-18, Rights: Various “Police on call” is a Ukrainian action-packed police detective series. Following the intelligent, charismatic inspector Artem Trofimov (Pavel Vishnyakov), at the Criminal Investigation Department. Artem solves the most unusual cases with his team…

The Alien (Prybulets)

Directors: Natalia Pasenytska, Writer: Denis Golyshev, Oleksii Vozniuk, Copyright holders: 1+1 Media, Country: Ukraine, Language: Ukrainian, 40×25‘, 2020, Rights: Various An inquisitive teenage alien, eager to be known as a pioneer on his planet, crash lands on Earth, and after assuming a human form, ends up in an ordinary family in Ukraine, drastically changing his and…

Souvenir from Odessa (Suvenir iz Odessy)

Director: Oleg Turanskiy, Producers: Elena Vasileva, Viktoriya Zabulonskaya, Production company: Odessa Film Studios, Copyright holders: 1+1 Media, Country: Ukraine, Language: Russian, 12×46′, 2018, Rights: Various  The series starts off in a suit in the historic Londonskaya Hotel 1975, where a violin maestro Ozon is preparing for a concert while reminiscing about his youth playing with…

Katie’s new life (Ketijas jaunā dzīve)

Director: Uldis Cipsts, Production: Direct Contact Media, 10×40-43′, 2022, Latvia, Commissioned by: Latvian Public TV Go3, Rights: World excluding Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia A Go3 Original. Broke and lonely young waitress Katie (Klinta Reinhold) dreams about becoming an architect. When she gets invited by Martin a rich and charming man, to an exclusive nightclub together…

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