"Normandy, Northern Men Empire"
Leading French documentary producer and distributor ZED has entered into an agreement with factual entertainment media company Curiosity to deliver 10 exclusive programs by the end of 2022. They will premiere across Curiosity’s SVOD service Curiosity Stream and the linear Curiosity Channel. Among these 10 original productions, are "Besieged Fortresses, Battles Of Legend" - season 2 and "Normandy, Northern Men Empire."
Manuel Catteau, President of ZED, said: "This agreement strengthens the close ties between our two companies. We’re thrilled by the trust Curiosity has placed in us by ordering these films, which confirm our ability to produce high-end platform-appropriate content with strong storytelling. This agreement also strengthens our growth strategy in the U.S. market, which has become a key territory for us.”
ZED will deliver 4 new episodes for “Besieged Fortresses, Battles Of Legend”, a gripping series that explores how fortresses redefined the art of warfare. Produced by ZED, directed by Fabrice Buysschaert, Sophie Scala, Marion VaquéMarti & Angèle Berland, this 4x52’ 4K second season is scheduled for Spring 2022.
Season 1, available now on Curiosity Stream and Curiosity Channel, revisits the remarkable events at the fortress of Richard the Lionheart and the siege of La Rochelle, among others.
ZED is also producing a 3x52’ 4K series “Normandy, Northern Men Empire”, directed by Juliette Desbois, that will offer a deep dive into the great armed conflicts that made Normandy one of the most coveted territories in Europe. A unique insight into 3 centuries of heroes, battles, fortresses and strategy. The 3 episodes of this ambitious saga will be delivered in the last quarter of 2022.
We’re thrilled by the trust Curiosity has placed in us by ordering these films, which confirm our ability to produce high-end platform-appropriate content with strong storytelling.” Manuel Catteau President of ZED