FilmRise & Blue Ant Team for Killers: Caught on Camera


FilmRise and Blue Ant International have inked a distribution deal for the new true-crime series Killers: Caught on Camera.

The series sees video footage from home security cameras, CCTV and dashcams help detectives catch perpetrators in moments of criminal intent and in their final acts of terror. FilmRise will distribute the series in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean, while Blue Ant will hold the rights to all other territories.

CBS Reality will hold the exclusive broadcast rights in the U.K. and Africa.

Killers: Caught on Camera was co-developed by Blue Ant International and back2back productions and produced by back2back and CBS Reality.

Killers: Caught on Camera is a captivating original true-crime co-production, and we are confident that it will be another favorite among this genre’s audience,” said Max Einhorn, senior VP of acquisitions and co-productions at FilmRise. “We look for productions inside reliable genres yet offer unique twists. With Killers: Caught on Camera, the ‘cam show’ has a frightening new format.”

Killers: Caught on Camera is a great example of the kind of partner-centric deals within the global production community that Blue Ant International facilitates resulting in creative storytelling,” noted Ben Barrett, global head of content financing and partnerships at Blue Ant International. “I’m pleased to be working with this collaborative group on a very international and returnable series that I’m confident will deliver a broad audience for all partners.”

“Shocking, revealing and emotionally charged, Killers: Caught on Camera takes the viewer to the very heart of each and every manhunt as investigators use everything at their disposal to track down the person responsible,” said David Notman-Watt, founder and managing director of back2back productions. “The four-way financing partnership allowed us to create a unique crime series where every featured case is pieced together like a jigsaw.”