23 JUL 2020

RED ARROW'S MOVIES BECOME STRONG IN EUROPE

The distributor reached multiple deals with broadcasters including M6Group, ProSiebenSat.1PayTV, RTL Belgium, and Sky Italia.

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"Christmas at Dollywood"

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Red Arrow Studios International has secured a raft of new volume deals and renewals with European broadcasters for its extensive portfolio of TV Movie titles, which totals over 500 films.

Tim Gerhartz, SVP Global Sales, Red Arrow Studios International, said: “As we continue expanding our TV movie catalogue, which now consists of over 500 premium titles across a broad range of genres, we’re delighted to have signed this latest wave of deals with our partners in Europe. TV movies offer flexible scheduling and an effective way for broadcasters to draw large audiences, and we’re confident viewers will enjoy watching these new, feel-good movies together with their families.”

In France, M6 Group has renewed its long-running volume deal, which includes Red Arrow Studios International’s 2019 and upcoming 2020 US TV movie slate with titles such as "Christmas at Dollywood" and "Island Doctor Movie Cycle" (6x90’).

Also from Red Arrow’s slate of US TV movies, ProSiebenSat.1 PayTV (Germany) has taken a package which includes "Friend Request" (1x90’) and "Hearts on Fire" (1x90’); while RTL (Belgium) has picked up titles including "Casa Vita" (1x90’), "The Right Girl" (1 x 90’), and "Win, Lose or Love" (1x90’).

Additionally, Sky Italia has acquired a number of movies including "All Summer Long" (1x90) and "Snow Coming" (1x90’). In a further Italian deal, Dall’Angelo has relicensed the "Dream Hotel Movie Cycle" comprised of 10 movies, and Cattleya Italy has picked up theatrical action feature "The Last Cop" (1x90’).

NBCUniversal International Networks has also acquired a Christmas movie package for "DIVA" in the Balkans including "Christmas at Dollywood", "Snow Coming" and "Hearts of Winter".

The deals were brokered by Maria Arroyo, Senior Sales Manager (Italy, Spain, Portugal, Turkey, and Israel); Shakira Hoffman, Senior Sales Manager (CEE, CIS, Greece); Tirzah Ander, Sales Coordinator (French & German-speaking territories, Iberia, Italy, Turkey & Israel) and TobiasSchulze, VP Sales (France & German-speaking territories).

TV movies offer flexible scheduling and an effective way for broadcasters to draw large audiences, and we’re confident viewers will enjoy watching these new, feel-good movies together with their families” Tim Gerhartz SVP Global Sales, Red Arrow Studios International