Factual Review: Viaplay Unveils “Crisis In Cocaine Valley”; Genuine strike offers; FIFA+ orders Forest Green Rovers document
Viaplay unveils “Crisis In Cocaine Valley”
Viaplay Group acquired the feature doc Crisis in Cocaine Valley for its Viaplay streaming service in the Nordic and Baltic countries, the Netherlands and Poland.
Distributor Quintus Studios has secured the deal for the 1 x 60-minute documentary, produced by Germany’s Maximus Film, and explores the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Peruvian cocaine trade.
“Crisis in the Valley of Cocaine IIt’s truly an international story and it’s great that it’s being picked up by an international player like Viaplay,” said Anouk van Dijk, MD at Quintus Studios.
Autentic makes factual agreements
Canal+ in Poland and PBS America UK are among a large number of global broadcasters offering new factual programming following deals with Autentic Distribution.
Wildlife documentary The White Winter – A season on the northern edge of the Alps (1 x 52 minutes) is heading to Czech TV and Hungarian MTVA, the latter of which also bought Almighty And Poor – The Monks Of Clunywhile Wild Prairie Man (1 x 52 minutes) went to Canal+ in Poland.
Crime Science Series Inside the mind of a crookt (6 x 52 minutes) was picked up by Mediawan for French-speaking countries, while PBS America UK acquired 2 x 45 minutes Europe’s Forgotten Dictatorships and 1 x 52 minutes The American Fuhrer.
MHZ Choice USA also acquired a 23-hour package hosted by 13 cooking show episodes At our neighbor’s table, while over 50 hours of factual content was acquired by the Greek ERT.
Other agreements have been concluded with Austrian ORF, Swedish UR, German N24, SRF, Finnish YLE, ERT3, Asharq, Icelandic RUV and Portuguese RTP.
FIFA+ orders Forest Green Rovers document
The FIFA+ sports streamer ordered Another way: the story of Forest Green Roversan original new documentary about one of the UK’s smallest – and officially carbon neutral – football teams.
Produced by Passion Pictures, the film is directed by Bart Corpe and produced by Amy Foster. It will follow the club’s triumphs both on and off the pitch, taking a behind-the-scenes look at their EFL League Two winning season while learning about the lengths they go to ensure they are the “the greenest football club in the world”.
James Abraham, Editor-in-Chief of FIFA+, said: “That’s exactly what FIFA+ was created for: to tell the best stories football has to offer, on a global scale.”