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Hands-on distributors, ad partnerships boost factual co-pros

30 Nov 2018

The world of international factual co-production continues to be rife with delays and competing priorities, but proactive distributors and new funding partnerships are signaling a new frontier.  As broadcasters’ factual commissioning budgets have str...

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TVF signs first-look deal with Furnace

29 Nov 2018

Distributor secures pipeline of science and history docs from Glasgow indie  TVF International has signed an exclusive first-look deal with Glasgow-based indie Furnace.The deal will provide the factual distributor with a pipeline of blue-chip scienc...

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Empires of Silver - MIPCOM Hot Pick

9 Oct 2018

At first glance, Empires Of Silver looks to be a straightforward history of the precious metal, but it is much more than that.Filmed in 4K, this is an impressive-looking Chinese-funded series made by Bafta and RTS-winning UK indie Matchlight that rev...

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MIPCOM ’18: TVF, Mediacorp sign first-look deal

16 Oct 2018

British indie distributor TVF International has inked a two-year first-look deal with Singapore-headquartered media conglomerate Mediacorp. The deal will include Channel NewsAsia’s Vanishing Foods (8 x 23 minutes; pictured), in which food blogger A...

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