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Brisk sales for Rai Com’s TV and movie content at MIPCOM

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MUMBAI: Rai Com’s MIPCOM sales have been moving at a brisk pace over the last few days, with many titles being picked up for significant territories.

 

The market was especially strong for TV content. Season 1 and 2 of Anti Drug Squad was sold to MHZ (US), with negotiations ongoing for the Czech Republic and Croatia. In these last two countries, there is also strong interest in the series Rosso San Valentino and Una Buona Stagione.

 

Rogers Omni TV (Canada) has acquired a large package of programming hours for two slots in Italian with English subtitles.

 

The series Volare was sold to Russian Kultura TV. The Russian market also showed great general interest in period series.

 

Inspector Montalbano and The Young Montalbano continue their success story all over the world. For both series as well as for the series Don Matteo, Rai Com is in promising negotiations with Strong Media as part of this group’s initiative to launch a new TV channel serving francophone Africa (Senegal, RDC, Ivory Coast).

 

Movie rights have also sold briskly. The Mafia Only Kills in Summer by PIF was sold to YLE in Finland, HBO Eastern Europe, MTVA in Hungary and Czeska Televize in the Czech Republic. Finnish group YLE also acquired the rights to Viva La Liberta by Roberto And? and, straight from the Venice Film Festival, The Dinner by Ivano De Matteo.

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