Escapade Media and Niche Media distribute StoryFirst UK's scripted projects worldwide

Niche Media will take care of "Portobello Road" and "Debriefing the President" rights in the UK, CIS and Africa, with Escapade taking care of the rest of the world including the US.

5 DEC 2023

"Debriefing the President"

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Escapade Media has signed a deal to work closely with Storyfirst UK, bringing their scripted projects to the international marketplace. The Escapade team will work with Tom Davidson and Adrian Wills of Niche Media, who will take care of the UK, CIS and Africa, with Escapade taking care of the rest of the world including the US.

The agreement saw Escapade take to market the following two prestigious projects: "Portobello Road", written and directed by Steve Shill, and Executive produced by Eric Clapton. It is inspired by the true life experiences of Rod Gunner 1970s manager of Eric Clapton and the Bee Gees.

"Debriefing the President", based on the novel by John Nixon, "The capture, interrogation, and execution of Saddam Hussain". It is based on the extraordinary memoir of the CIA analyst, John Nixon, who found and questioned him in the desert.

Natalie Lawley, Managing Director at Escapade Media comments: “Escapade is thrilled to be expanding our working relationship with StoryFirst and Niche Media. Our expert team have the experience and expertise to handle these prestigious titles and take them into production. After launching 'Debriefing the President' and 'Portobello Road' at Mipcom, we are extremely happy with the client conversations to date.”

StoryFirst’s Peter Gerwe states: “StoryFirst has a pipeline of premium projects from A-list talent that are in development. We are focused on building our global network to ensure our projects find the right partners. Escapade and Niche Media’s specialist global network provide us with the targeted and detailed approach we require, and we are looking forward to working with them both.”