Abacus Media Rights signs deals for several Nevision titles

The deal includes "The Missing Children" and "Pale Sister."

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Abacus Media Rights has secured various global deals across London-based independent Nevision’s slate of factual and scripted shows.  “We’re delighted to be working with Nevision," Jonathan Ford, Managing Director at Abacus Media Rights said. "We are pleased that so many platforms and broadcasters internationally have acquired these titles and look forward to announcing further sales.”

Both productions were Executive Produced by Anne Morrison, Creative Director, Factual programming at Nevision. “As producers our aim is to make programs that resonate with both a local and international audience. Both of these shows have universal themes and we are thrilled that they have all found homes on global broadcast platforms," Jonathan Ford, Managing Director at Abacus Media Rights said.

Commissioned by ITV in the UK and RTE in Ireland in association with Topic in the US, factual series, the BAFTA and RTS Award-winning "The Missing Children," a True Vision and Nevision production - has been picked up by both ABC and Foxtel in Australia, Canal+ in France and its French Speaking territories, Paramount for Germany, AMC Networks International for Spain and Portugal, Topic for the USA and Canada, TV2 in Denmark, TV4 Sweden, MTV Oy in Finland, VRT Belgium, Bell Media for French Canada, Planète+Crime in France and its French Speaking territories and by Sundance Now - UK/Ireland. The series has also made the documentary shortlist for this year’s coveted Prix Italia awards.

  "Pale Sister", a 75’ one woman play produced by Angelica Films and Nevision in association with Riverside Studios, commissioned by BBC Arts, has been picked up globally (excluding the UK) by Marquee TV, the premium arts streaming service. Written by celebrated author Colm Tóibín for award-winning actress Lisa Dwan and directed by Sir Trevor Nunn, the play reimagines Sophocles’ Greek tragedy of Antigone from the point of view of her sister, Ismene.

As producers our aim is to make programs that resonate with both a local and international audience. Both of these shows have universal themes and we are thrilled that they have all found homes on global broadcast platforms.” Jonathan Ford Managing Director, Abacus Media Rights

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