NEVISION AND APC EXPAND FACTUAL ACTIVITY
NEVISION AND APC EXPAND FACTUAL ACTIVITY
Nevision invests in content from new French label Terminal 9 F
APC initiates relationship and will manage global distribution
Paris 7 September 2016: Independent producer Nevision has signed a multi-year deal to invest in a slate of new factual documentary series currently in development at Claude Lacaze’s new factual label Terminal 9 F. Boutique financier and distributor About Premium Content (APC), backed by Nevision, brokered the deal and will source presales and handle international distribution for all content created through the new label.
Former France Télévisions and Endemol executive Claude Lacaze launched his own production company Terminal 9 Studios three years ago to create entertainment programs for French broadcasters. He is now launching a new arm of the business – Terminal 9 F – dedicated to creating factual documentary series for a global audience. The support from Nevision and APC will accelerate the production process of several new factual documentary series and specials currently in development.
The current slate includes two films for RMC Decouverte, and two films in development for ARTE and France 5.
James Cabourne, Executive Chairman of Nevision says: “Both Nevision and APC are known for quality scripted content but this deal affirms our increased commitment to factual programming with global appeal. Claude has a track record and reputation in producing first-rate non scripted shows and we are thrilled to be backing his latest development slate.”
Claude Lacaze, Founder and Executive Chairman of Terminal 9 Studios adds: “We are very happy to launch this new label dedicated to factual documentaries in order to diversify our activity. I am very glad to have the support of renowned and experienced professionals like James, Emmanuelle and Laurent. Thanks to this partnership with Nevision and APC we will have the potential to co-produce very ambitious, international projects.”
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Notes to Editors:
Nevision is a creative hub, rooted in the production and financing of quality television and theatrical content for the global market. Nevision’s board includes some of the UK’s most experienced and creative business executives including James Cabourne, Neil Zeiger and Nigel Pickard with a string of globally renowned production credits to their names. Nevision works as a co-producer forming creative relationships with other like-minded producers and distributors, accelerating production and enabling access to international markets. As an executive producer, Nevision provides a transparent and fast route to deficit finance.
About Premium Content
Headed by experienced principals Emmanuelle Guilbart and Laurent Boissel, About Premium Content (APC) is a boutique, next-generation financing and distribution company that seeks to help independent producers and content creators in the financing of their projects, partnering with them as early as the development stage. APC is a Nevision company.
It already has a growing slate of fiction, and kids series from a range of European producers including stylish series A Very Secret Service (12×26’ for Arte), Nordic Thriller series Valkyrien (8×52’ for NRK), serialized procedural series Contact (8×52’ for TF1),and animated series Nanette as well as Zoli & Pokey.
Terminal 9 Studios
TERMINAL 9 STUDIOS is a French TV production company created in March 2013 by Claude Lacaze (former CCO of Endemol France).
For the last three years TERMINAL 9 STUDIOS has produced mainly non scripted and original programs for 11 different broadcasters including: France 2, France 5, M6, W9, D8, D17, Arte, Gulli, NRJ 12, RMC Découverte and RTL TV.
The company also produced the local version of Still Standing (created by Armoza formats) for D8.
The DNA of Terminal 9 is to create original, homemade non scripted formats for the French market with international potential.