27 JAN 2021

QUINTUS STUDIOS BOLSTERS ITS VOD CHANNELS WITH FRENCH FACTUAL TITLES

The distributor has acquired blue-chip documentaries from French players for its channels Free Documentary and FD Real.

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"Exceptional Transportation"

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Quintus Studios continues to grow its content offering to viewers with the acquisition of several blue-chip documentary titles for its on-demand channels Free Documentary and FD Real.

Securing a deal with France TV Distribution, the rights management entity of the France Télévisions Group, Quintus Studios has acquired the rights to "Extreme Trades" (4x60’) for both its VOD channels Free Documentary and FD Real. Produced by France TV Studio, the series follows the heroes of the high seas such as fishermen, on-board surgeons, rescue pilots from the French Navy and icebreaker pilots as they stand up to the challenges of the open oceans. 

Quintus Studios has also acquired "Masters of Engineering" (2x60’) co-produced by France Télévisions and 2P2L from Paris based documentary distribution company Lucky You and "Exceptional Transportation" (1x60’) directed by Anthony Binst and produced by Interscoop and "The Challenge of Bridge Maintenance" (1x52’) produced by Interscoop, Paris and Hong Kong based documentary distribution company Ampersand.  All three titles will be available on Free Documentary.

Commenting on the acquisitions Gerrit Kemming, Managing Director at Quintus Studios said, “Quintus continues to acquire some of the most exceptional factual programmes on the market.  These acquisitions perfectly align our aim to offer unique and quality driven content to viewers on our VOD channels.”.