GoQuest Media licenses main hit dramas to SVOD platform VOYO Bulgaria

The platform has picked up the gripping crime thriller "Rats", the Serbian spy thriller "Civil Servant" and the romantic drama “Secrets of the Grapevine.”

21 FEB 2023

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BTV Media Group’s digital platform VOYO Bulgaria has acquired the SVOD rights for three captivating series from GoQuest Media, the award-winning and gripping crime thriller "Rats" (6x55'), the Serbian spy thriller "Civil Servant" (36x50’) and the romantic drama "Secrets of the Grapevine" (74x50’).

Anjela Georgieva, Foreign Acquisition Manager at VOYO Bulgaria said, "VOYO BG operates only in Bulgaria, allowing us to focus our acquisitions only on content that is preferred by our local audience. European content is one of the pillars of the service, especially content produced in our neighboring countries. It always brings a huge amount of interest and generates great viewership. Our market expertise helps us to select content that suits our local needs best."

“We've kicked off the new year by extending our relationship with VOYO into a new region. While 'Rats' and 'Civil Servant' continue to reach new audiences, we couldn't be more excited for 'Secrets of the Grapevine' making its debut in the international markets through VOYO Bulgaria. With this, we continue keeping our promise of introducing the best of international content to new audiences worldwide” added Jimmy George, VP Sales & Acquisitions at GoQuest Media.

Based on true stories, "Rats" is set in the evolving world of the Czech-Vietnamese meth syndicates led by an immigrant mafia, funded by cryptocurrency, and monitored by the DEA, who must change their traditional tactics to adapt to the new order. The drama produced by Heaven’s Gate is created and written by talented young Czech screenwriter Miro Šifra ("Rédl") produced and directed by multi award-winning Viktor Tauš ("Vodnik") of Heaven’s Gate and Matěj Chlupáček ("Terapie") of Barletta Productions in association with Czech TV and MD4.

Produced by Telekom Srbija and Film Danas, "Civil Servant" is created and produced by Predrag Antonijevic ("Savior") and directed by Miroslav Lekic and Ivan Zivkovic. The riveting series follows a young, ambitious Serbian Secret Service (BIA) agent, Lazar Stanojević as he negotiates the rules of the international spy game in the modern world.

"Secrets of the Grapevine" is a romantic drama that tells the incredible history of two wine-growing families - the Tomovics and Smiljanics. The intimate saga of the feuding families is rapt with devastating secrets, long lost love, and heartbreak. The series is produced by MetRo Production for Telekom Srbija.