Federation, Drama-Team Join Forces on Omri Givon’s ‘The Grave’

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Pascal Breton’s Federation Entertainment is joining forces with Drama-Team to co-produce “The Grave,” the next series written and directed by high-profile Israeli showrunner Omri Givon following “When Heroes Fly” which just won the best series award at Canneseries. Federation Entertainment previously partnered up with Drama-Team and Givon on the hit show “Hostages” which sold worldwide. […]

Nico Moolenaar Talks Netflix Canneseries Contender ‘Undercover’

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Despite reports to the contrary, Netflix had two titles at Canneseries: Harlan Coben’s closing night drama “Safe,” with “Dexter’s” Michael C. Hall, and Nico Moolenaar’s “Undercover,” a Belgian crime thriller which the streaming giant boarded early in development, taking global rights outside France, Germany and Belgium and announcing “Undercover” last November as its first Belgian-Dutch […]

MipTV Quiet, Canneseries Divides Opinions

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CANNES —  MipTV closed Thursday its quietest edition in years, wracked by French air and rail strikes, dreary weather and, most importantly, larger competition from February’s London Screenings and May’s L.A. Screenings. 2018 MipTV attendance came in around 10,000, said Laurine Garaude, director of Reed Midem’s Television Division, which organizes the content trade fair. That […]

‘The Sources of Evil,’ ‘Whatever, Linda’ Take Top Honors at Canneseries, MipTV In Development

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Period dramas were the big winners on the day at Canneseries and Mip TV’s In Development pitching sessions. German 1993-set murder-mystery “The Sources of Evil” and Canadian 1978-based “Whatever, Linda,” were announced as joint winners of the two prizes granted at the event by Federation Entertainment and La Fabrique des Formats. Pascal Breton’s Federation Ent. […]

Israel’s ‘When Heroes Fly’ Wins Best Series At Canneseries – Full Competition Winners Revealed

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Canneseries kicked off this week in the French city and stars including Sandra Oh, Patrick Dempsey and Phoebe Waller-Bridge braved the wet and windy conditions to walk down the pink carpet.
Ten drama series played in competition at the event, which ran alongside Mip TV, and the organizers have now revealed the winners.
Israeli drama When Heroes Fly won the top award – Best Series. The drama, which was created by Omri Givon and stars Tomer Kapon, Michael Aloni and Moshe…

‘When Heroes Fly,’ ‘State of Happiness’ Top Canneseries

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CANNES — Omri Givron, co-creator of famed Israeli series “Hostages,” proved the big winner at the first Canneseries festival taking Best Series for the fast paced drama-thriller “When Heroes Fly,” which he created-wrote and directed. Produced by Eitan Mansuri’s Spiro Films (“Foxtrot” and “Lebanon”, “When Heroes Fly” turns on a former 2006 Lebanon war combatant […]