ZDF Enterprises Signs Development Deal with Tre Vänner


STOCKHOLM/MAINZ: ZDF Enterprises has firmed up a multi-year pact with the Swedish indie producer Tre Vänner for the development of TV projects, including new high-end Scandinavian dramas.

The projects will be meant to target Scandinavian, German and international audiences. Though drama will be a focus, productions are set to span different genres. ZDF Enterprises will handle the international sales for the output from the deal.

Tre Vänner has been behind a number of high-profile projects, including the feature film series Snabba Cash/Easy Money, TV shows and adaptations of best-selling novels.

Jonas Fors, the CEO of Tre Vänner, said: We have been working closely with ZDF Enterprises over the years. ZDF Enterprises has been an important partner in developing the Scandinavian crime and making it an international success. The team at ZDF Enterprises has a unique sense of trends and knowledge of where the television industry is heading. Together we have the skills to create high-quality TV productions for the viewers of tomorrow.”

Alexander Coridass, the president and CEO of ZDF Enterprises, added: “Tre Vänner’s outstanding reputation for developing projects that set new standards in its genres was very attractive to us. Their skills in developing innovative projects, their ability to identify the most interesting Scandinavian properties and the production value put on screen have built up a very strong slate of productions. We look forward to taking a number of very exciting projects international.”