"Ancient Egypt: Top 7 Pyramids"
French producer and distributor ZED will handle international distribution of 16 hours of Label News’ new productions, that are already available for presales, including the upcoming "Ancient Egypt: Top 7 Pyramids". Produced for RMC Découverte and Toute l’Histoire, and directed by Martin Beraud, this standalone offers an overview of the largest stone giants, unveiling their construction secrets and origins. This 52’ and 75’ will be completed by July 2022.
Also, "Cleopatra’s Secret Tomb"(4x52’), a series that investigates the last days of Queen Cleopatra through field excavations, 3D modeling and dramatizations, plunging viewers into the most fascinating period of ancient Egypt as experts close in on the mysterious location of her tomb. Directed by Anne-Fleur Delaistre and Julien Balestier, the series is produced for C8 and Planète+, and scheduled for Spring 2023.
Furthermore, "Cleopatra: The Mystery of the Mummified Hand" (52’&70’) that follows an international team of experts’ investigation using the latest forensic technology to determine if a well-preserved hand, hidden in a private collection for centuries, belonged to the mummy of the legendary Cleopatra. Directed by François Pomès, the film is produced for RMC Découverte and Toute l’Histoire and will be delivered by the end of 2022.
In addition, "Tutankhamun: The Untold Discovery" (52’&70’) that revisits 100 years after, the discovery of Pharaoh Tutankhamun’s tomb and its continuing impact today, through new research and 3D imagery. Directed by Estelle Walton, it is produced for RMC Découverte and Toute l’Histoire, and will be completed by fall 2022.
Finally, "Inside Pyramids" 6x52’", a series that follow a team of scientists as they scan the interior of pyramids to reveal what’s hidden inside, using a new technology of miniaturized 3D scans. Produced for RMC Découverte and Toute l’Histoire, it is slated for completion for early 2023.
Manuel Catteau, President of ZED: “With exceptional and sometimes exclusive access granted to sites, research and top egyptologists, Label News is the leading reference in ancient Egypt. These programs will bring new insight into millenia-old mysteries, and match perfectly with the growing demand of a wide audience for ancient Egypt content. Beyond a simple sales mandate, this agreement strengthens the close ties between our two companies after years of successful collaboration.”
François Pomès, Producer of Label News: "After years of producing documentaries in Egypt, Label News has an excellent local network and extensive knowledge of both Egyptian civilization and scientific infrastructure in the country. This expertise enables us to provide the most exclusive access to spectacular stories in a field where new discoveries raise the level of fascination every day. "
These programs will bring new insight into millenia-old mysteries, and match perfectly with the growing demand of a wide audience for ancient Egypt content. ” Manuel Catteau President of ZED