RASI – MIPCOM Full Slate Release 27.9.18FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RED ARROW STUDIOS INTERNATIONAL BRINGS MURDER, MUSIC AND MYSTERY TO MIPCOM 2018
New scripted, format and factual launches include “Death and Nightingales”, “The Weekly” and “Don’t Stop the Music”
Partners include BBC, The New York Times and ABC Australia
MUNICH. Thursday, September 27, 2018: Red Arrow Studios International is heading to this year’s MIPCOM to launch a broad slate of high profile new shows across scripted, formats and factual genres, from a host of award-winning creators.
NEW SCRIPTED LAUNCHES
Red Arrow Studios International’s scripted slate includes major new BBC2 (UK) drama “Death and Nightingales” (3 x 60’ or 2 x 90’). Set over a desperately tense 24-hour period, this haunting new series is set in Ireland in 1885 and is produced by The Imaginarium and Soho Moon Pictures. “Death and Nightingales” is adapted and directed by Allan Cubitt (The Fall), starring Emmy® award-winner Matthew Rhys, Jamie Dornan and rising new talent, Ann Skelly.
Further scripted highlights include Australian Gangster (2 x 90’ or 4 x 45’), a wild tale of ruthless ambition and revenge, set within the Sydney underworld, produced by Roadshow Rough Diamond, with the assistance of Screen Australia, in association with Create NSW for Channel Seven (Australia).
Also heading to MIPCOM on the Red Arrow Studios International scripted slate is murder mystery “The Girl from St. Agnes” (8 x 51’), produced by Quizzical Pictures for Showmax (South Africa), following the mysterious death of a schoolgirl at an elite boarding school; and “All or Nothing” (250 x 22’), a major new daily serial drama about money, love and betrayal from Producers at Work for SAT.1 (Germany).
NEW NON-SCRIPTED LAUNCHES
From its non-scripted show roster Red Arrow is launching landmark New York Times series “The Weekly” (30 x 27’) at MIPCOM. Commissioned by FX in association with Hulu and produced by The New York Times and Left/Right, “The Weekly” is a narrative news program that delivers compelling US and international stories that go behind the scenes to reveal the workings of one of the world’s great news organizations.
“Pirates Inc.” (10 x 60’) from NV Studios is a factual entertainment show that follows a team who make danger their business by flipping the spoils of drug runners, from speedboats and mini-submarines, to exotic cars and light aircraft; and “How Trains Changed the World” (6 x 50’) from Wild Bear Entertainment for Quest (UK), a history show delving into how trains have changed the way we live. Also heading to MIPCOM is extraordinary true crime documentary “Slender Man: The Untold Story” (1 x 120’), produced by Dorsey Pictures for Reelz (US), exploring how a fictional internet character drove two young girls from a small Wisconsin town to kill.
NEW FORMAT LAUNCHES
Red Arrow’s formats slate for MIPCOM includes “Don’t Stop the Music”, from Artemis Media for ABC (Australia), in association with Screen Australia, Screenwest and Lottery West. It is an uplifting, heart-warming social experiment that follows the progress of children from an underprivileged school as a ground-breaking new music program is introduced. Also heading to MIPCOM is “Heartbreak Island”, produced by Imagination Television for TVNZ2 (New Zealand), the hot new multi-night reality series that tests how modern routes to finding love stand up against real world challenges.
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About Red Arrow Studios International
Red Arrow Studios International is a world-leading TV distributor of scripted, formats and factual shows from a global network of in-house production companies, outstanding third-party producers and digital-content partners.
Led by Henrik Pabst, with offices in Munich, London, Los Angeles and Hong Kong, Red Arrow Studios International co-produces and finances global entertainment, and distributes acclaimed content to over 200 territories worldwide.
Red Arrow Studios International is part of Red Arrow Studios, which is comprised of 20 production companies in seven territories, digital studio, Studio71, and film distributor Gravitas Ventures. Red Arrow Studios is a ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE company, one of Europe’s leading media groups.
For more information, please visit: redarrowstudios.com/international
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