Fremantle and Ukraine’s STB partner on "Got Talent" feature documentary

"Power of Talent"reveals the real-life stories of brave and inspiring contestants from Ukraine, who continue to wow audiences on Got Talent stages.

9 AUG 2023

"Power of Talent"

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Fremantle and Ukrainian broadcaster STB channel joined forces on the new feature documentary "Power of Talent", which reveals the real-life stories of Ukraine contestants, who continue to participate on "Got Talent" stages around the world, while their home country is at war. Launching on Ukrainian Independence Day (24 August) on STB, "Power of Talent" is produced by Starlight Media for STB Channel and Fremantle is handling global distribution for the documentary.

The documentary will follow the journeys of Ukrainian acts including Light Balance Kids, Natasha Korotkina and Artem Fesko as they take to various "Got Talent" stages across the world. Viewers can expect to hear from Simon Cowell, Spain’s Got Talent judge Edurne as well as Ukraine’s Got Talent judge Serhiy Prytula, whose volunteer efforts have raised more than $120M in aid of Ukraine.

Angela Neillis, SVP Non-Scripted Content, International at Fremantle said: “Over the years, 'Got Talent' has brought so much joy to audiences across the globe – we are absolutely thrilled to have a film which delves into to the lives of the inspiring Ukrainian acts taking part. This is a film that inspires hope whilst featuring fantastic talent, which is what talent shows are all about. STB have been a great partner to work with and we cannot wait to share 'Power of Talent' globally.”

Simon Cowell, Creator of "Got Talent" commented: “Over the years we’ve made 'Got Talent', we’ve met extraordinary people all over the world and this documentary will highlight some of the people we’ve met.”

General Producer of programs at STB TV channel, Natalya Franchuk commented: “Ukraine’s 'Got Talent' on STB has always been a high-quality television production. This new feature documentary will captivate audiences with powerful real-life stories of past Ukraine’s Got Talent contestants. This film serves as a testament to the contestants and resilience of Ukrainian people and will showcase their talents on the world stage.”