Studiocanal announces a new raft of Canal+ dramas sales around the world

Ahead of its participation at Unifrance Rendez-Vous in Biarritz, the distributor reached multiple new sales on sci-fi thriller "Infiniti" as well as "Paris Police 1900"; "La Flamme" and "Spiral" franchise.

5 SEP 2022


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Studiocanal announces global sales of CANAL+ Creation Originale dramas ahead of Unifrance Rendez-Vous. The distributor has made multiple new sales on sci-fi thriller "Infiniti", produced by Empreinte Digitale and Federation Entertainment Belgique. The high budget, premium drama, already sold to more than 60 territories internationally, including Spain, Portugal, Latin America & Brazil has now been acquired by AMC Networks International, Australia – SBS, Hong Kong - Now Studio, Norway - TV2, Greece - NOVA, Baltics - Go3, Israel – HOT and Canada (English Speaking) – Telus with more deals in the pipeline. Visually striking series "INFINITI" explores a complex paradox that takes audiences on a thrilling journey navigating between the vast plains of Kazakhstan and the deep silence of outer space.

Period crime drama "Paris Police 1900", a Tetra Media Fiction and AFPI production continues to grip audiences globally with the highly anticipated second series "Paris Police 1905" set to return to CANAL+ soon. The first series has most recently been acquired by MHZ - USA & Canada (English speaking), Viasat World for Epic Drama across CEE, Baltics and CIS, RTSH – Albania, Prime Video – India, Cellcom – Israel, Cirkus across Scandinavia, COSMO – Spain and Vodafone Ziggo - Netherlands. Previously announced sales of "Paris Police 1900" include BBC UK, Sky Deutschland and Italia, and SBS Australia.

Comedy series, "LA Flamme", produced by MakingProd and Entre 2 et 4, recently returned to CANAL+ this Spring, achieving yet more record-breaking success with series two. The hit franchise was recently sold to Now Studio – Hong Kong, Radio Canada – French speaking Canada, Cellcom – Israel and RTP – Portugal.

"UFOs aka OVNI(s)", a Montebello Productions creation returned to CANAL+ this year and boasts a raft of new global broadcasts, including with MHZ – USA & Canada (English speaking), TV5 – French speaking Canada, AMC Networks International – Latin America & Brazil and Filmin – Spain & Portugal.

After 8 successful seasons and achieving top ratings both in France and overseas, "Spiral aka Engrenages", a Son et Lumière production, continues to enjoy worldwide success. In addition to previous sales, the prestige crime franchise has been sold to for the first time to AMC Networks International in Spain, Europa+ in Mexico, as well as to C-More – Scandinavia and M7 Channels – Hungary & Romania.

Beatriz Campos, SVP Global Sales and Production Financing Studiocanal, comments, “We are incredibly proud of our CANAL+ Creation Originale dramas; to see so many additional territories join our extensive list of global broadcasters for these series is testament to the stamp of quality recognised by our partners. We represent a high-end brand that continues to deliver premium scripted series which find new audiences around the world. In addition to bringing bold new dramas to the international market, it is also gratifying to see such a strong appetite for our iconic Creation Originale franchise 'Spiral', which continues to captivate audiences across eight gripping seasons.”