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Palatin Sells Spides, Evolution of Driving to Mediawan


Palatin Media has clinched a deal with Mediawan for the sci-fi event series Spides and the doc series Evolution of Driving.

The agreement provides Mediawan with all rights for Spides within French-speaking territories after the first window on pay TV on Universal. Set in modern-day Berlin, Spides follows Nora, a young woman who wakes from a coma without any memory of her previous life after taking a mysterious drug. Local police detective David Leonhart and his partner Nique Navar are hunting down that drug in relation to dozens of missing teens.

Palatin Media CEO Bernd Schlötterer said: “We couldn’t have found a better partner in France for Spides than Mediawan to insure the best possible exploitation.”

Mediawan Thematics’ managing director, Richard Maroko, added: “Considering the strong appetite for sci-fi genre in French-speaking territories, Spides will reinforce our catalog and bring an european touch to the genre.”

Mediawan also acquired the French-speaking and Turkish rights for the event car documentary series Evolution of Driving, also produced by Palatin Media.

About Kristin Brzoznowski

Kristin Brzoznowski is the executive editor of World Screen. She can be reached at [email protected]


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