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Networks get Freightened, Dream the Future

FreightenedVarious international broadcasters have acquired Freightened and Dream the Future, which are the first factual programmes from the About Premium Content catalogue.

YLE in Finland, RTBF in Belgium, Austria’s ORF, RAI Uno in Italy, Spain’s AMC Networks International-owned Odissea, TVB in Hong Kong and Planet + Poland (NC+) have also picked up Freightened, which runs to 52 minutes.

Dream the Future, meanwhile, has gone to Explora in Canada, Vietnam’s VTV, First HD in Russia, Hong Kong’s TVB, Odissea in Spain, France’s Canal Play, Servus in German-speaking territories, RSI in Switzerland and Planet + in Poland.

Frieghtened comes from La Compagnie des Taxi‐Brousse and Polar Star Films, and is an investigative effort from Denis Delestrac, director of Sand Wars.

Dream the Future was commissioned by Planete+, part of the Canal+ Group, and is a collection of ten documentaries that present and explore the near future. Servus TV and RTBF have already acquired the Update Productions- and Bonne Pioche-owned show.

Paris-based APC, which former Zodiak Media finance chief Laurent Boissel and Canal+ programming chief Emmuenelle Guilbart co-founded, is now part of Nevision, the UK based media financier that acquired a majority stake in September last year.