MIPCOM Spotlight: SBS International


CANNES: There’s a new series from the popular Luke Nguyen franchise that SBS International is offering up, Luke Nguyen’s France.

“In his unique style, whilst traveling the country, Luke finds interesting ingredients, meets colorful characters and discovers how Vietnamese recipes have been influenced by French tastes and ingenuity,” says Lara von Ahlefeldt, the company’s head of program sales. There’s also a new factual-entertainment series, Make Me a Cowgirl, which challenges five city girls to live in the Australian Outback, as well as a one-hour documentary, The President vs The Pirates. Of the doc, von Ahlefeldt says: “The President vs The Pirates, like all our documentaries, brings authenticity, edge and a thought-provoking story that is currently being documented to global audiences from Hollywood as well as SBS.”