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ZDFE Sends Wild District & More to Turkey


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The ZDF Enterprises (ZDFE) highlight Wild District has been picked up by Turkcell, a mobile operator and TV platform in Turkey, as part of a larger drama program package deal.

Produced by Dynamo in co-production with ZDF Enterprises, Wild District tells the story of a man who escapes the Colombian armed conflict only to find himself facing a private war on two fronts. The series was created by Cristian Conti and directed by Javier Fuentes-León and Carlos Moreno, with Juan Pablo Raba (Narcos) starring.

In addition to Wild District, ZDFE titles Beyond Appearances and Victor Lessard are included in the package. Through the deal, Turkcell’s TV+ has acquired exclusive SVOD rights for the series.

Baris Zavaroglu, TV+ business director, said: “We are delighted to work with ZDF Enterprises and reach our subscribers with their high-quality dramas. We believe that indie and creative mind of the producers and distributors will shape the future market way better. With the same perspective, we will continue to focus on tracing new dramas and acquiring indie and successful TV series.”

Robert Franke, VP of ZDFE.drama for ZDFE, added: “This agreement is particularly significant for us. We value the contract with Turkcell as the beginning of a new and fruitful partnership in this high-potential territory.”








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Chelsea Regan is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at cregan@worldscreen.com.

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