'Find me in Paris' raises the 'barre' striking multi-territory deal with Disney+
RAI also snaps up season three of the hit tween series
Paris/Mainz –Tuesday 22nd February 2022
Premium kids’ content distributor Federation Kids & Family (part of Federation Entertainment) and ZDF Enterprises have jointly finalised deals with Disney+ and Italian broadcaster RAI for the phenomenal hit tween live action series Find Me in Paris.
As part of an extensive worldwide multi-territory deal Disney+ has acquired all three seasons of the hit series, whilst RAI also picked up Season Three following on from its successful run of the first two seasons.
Monica Levy, Head of Sales, Federation Kids & Family commented: “Needless to say, we are extremely proud to have closed these deals as Find Me in Paris continues to entice viewers everywhere! Families all over the world can identify with the appealing storylines regardless of nationality or gender and the unique elements of this original series makes it fun to watch. Find Me in Paris has become a perennial classic for broadcasters.”
Arne Lohmann, VP ZDFE junior, ZDF Enterprises: “Find Me in Paris with its fantastic mix of classical ballet, modern dance, magic and time travel is already a global phenomenon. The recently inked deals are again proof of it. We are proud to add new members to the ever-growing Find Me in Paris Family.
Broadcast in over 80 territories and with three seasons to date, Find Me in Paris (78 x 26’) is a premium hit tween series that combines world-class ballet, modern dance, drama and comedy. It follows the story of Lena Grisky, a time-travelling ballet dancer from 1905 Russia trapped in modern day Paris, and the many dilemmas she faces finding her place between two worlds. The series has also been a huge social media hit across all platforms, with the soundtracks alone registering 18M streams across all music streaming platforms for 2020/2021 and the Find Me in Paris YouTube channel garnering 46.1M views to date.
Find Me in Paris is produced by David Michel, Zoé Carrera Allaix, and Cecile Lauritano (Cottonwood Media) and co-produced with ZDF, ZDF Enterprises, Be-Films and the Opera National de Paris. Co-created and co-executive produced by Jill Girling and Lori Mather (creators of Nickelodeon’s hit series Ride), with Leila Smith as Executive Producer, Find Me in Paris is directed by Matt Bloom (Emmy Award-Winning Hank Zipzer, and Disney’s The Lodge), along with heavyweight Irish directing team Ronan and Robert Burke (TV3’s hit show Ed Rock, Netflix’s Free Rein, animated series Roy and Damo & Ivor: The Movie).
About Federation Kids & Family:
Headed by co-founder David Michel, Federation Kids & Family is a global kids’ content producer and distributor, and a division of Federation Entertainment, a leading global media powerhouse specializing in high-end international programming. Federation Kids & Family distributes premium original content featuring animated series and specials, as well as talent-driven live action drama series – ANIMATION - Kung Fu Wa!, Presto! School of Magic, The Ollie and Moon Show, Squish, The Star of Andra and Tati, DOCU-STYLE Let’s Dance (unscripted dance coaching series), LIVE ACTION -Theodosia (magical period Egyptology themed series) Find Me in Paris (tween time-travelling ballet/dance series), and more. Federation Kids & Family also focuses on building strategic partnerships and alliances with major international companies and broadcasters. http://fedent.com/kids-and-family/
About ZDF Enterprises:
ZDF Enterprises was founded in 1993 and is responsible for worldwide program distribution, international co-productions, program acquisition as well as the merchandising of strong program brands in its own name, for broadcaster ZDF, and for third parties. Bound into a strong group of 30 direct and indirect subsidiaries and affiliated companies, ZDF Enterprises manages the largest German-language program stock worldwide and an impressive portfolio of international productions, consisting of series and miniseries, TV movies, documentaries and children’s programs. ZDF Enterprises provides a comprehensive, full-service offering and covers every step in the chain of creation and exploitation of successful content, from development to production and marketing. Website: www.zdf-enterprises.de
For press enquiries please contact:
Federation Kids & Family
Céline Xerri-Brook firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +44 (0)7957 334228
Valérie Tailland Valerie.email@example.com Tel: +33 (6) 82 57 06 09
Christine Denilauler Christine.Denilauler@zdf-enterprises.de Tel: +49 6131 9911130
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