Newen Sends Terror Studios to Italy & Asia


PARIS: Newen Distribution has sold the documentary Terror Studios to Discovery in Italy and Asia.

Terror Studios, produced by CAPA Presse and directed by Alexis Marant, looks at how ISIS uses media to spread its message. It will air on free-TV channel NOVE in Italy with a special introduction by Roberto Saviano, the creator of Gomorra. In Asia, Terror Studios will be available via pay TV in Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Mauritius, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Seychelles, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan.

The documentary has already been sold to Movistar and RTVE in Spain, DR in Denmark, TVN in Poland, TeleQuebec in Canada, BeTV in Belgium, RTS in Switzerland and Yes in Israel. It airs on Canal+ today.

Terror Studios is really impressive and describes, with strong images and exclusive interviews, ISIS’s refined use of media,” said Laura Carafoli, the senior VP of programming and content at Discovery Italy. “We are very proud to present this important documentary to Italian audiences on our FTA-channel NOVE, enhanced by the precious participation of Roberto Saviano.”

“A riveting examination of ISIS’s sophisticated use of media to spread their message of hate, Terror Studios is a highly relevant piece of filmmaking Discovery is proud to have as part of our lineup,” said Lynn Ng, the director of content strategy and acquisitions at Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific.