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28/10/2019

Sky Enters Deals With Free@Last TV And Sagafilm

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Sky Studios has entered into development/distribution deals with independent production companies Free@Last TV and Sagafilm.

Under the multi-year deals, Sky Studios' commercial team will work with each of the production companies to co-develop scripted series for a range of international services, with NBCUniversal Global Distribution handling international sales on the projects.

Free@Last TV, founded by Barry Ryan and David A. Walton in 2001, is a scripted production company based in London, best known for its flagship title Agatha Raisin which has aired on Sky One since 2014, and is now in its third series. Free@Last TV also has a broad range of dramas on its slate including biopics such as Lonely Boy - The Benny Hill Story, Caleb Ranson’s The Women, a crime drama about Britain’s first police women, and a raft of IP based projects, such as Daphne du Maurier’s The Flight of the Falcon which has been adapted by Christopher Villiers.

Founded in Iceland over forty years ago, Sagafilm is now a leading independent producer of scripted, non-scripted, documentary and factual programming in the Nordic region. Having built an impressive roster of Nordic hits, including; Stella Blómkvist, The Night Shift and Case, under CEO Hilmar Sigurdsson and Kjartan Thor Thordarson, CEO Sagafilm Nordic, the firm has recently expanded its slate to include a raft of major drama and documentary projects at leading European, UK and US networks, including the upcoming drama series The Minister (2020) and Thin Ice in co-production with YellowBird (2020).
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