Mipcom: Studiocanal Clinches Pre-Sales on Flagship Series ‘Midnight Sun’

Mipcom: Studiocanal Clinches Pre-Sales on Flagship Series ‘Midnight Sun’
Cannes, France — Studiocanal, Europe’s biggest film investor and one of the region’s fastest-growing TV drama producers, has sold “Midnight Sun,” its flagship Mipcom series, to Germany’s Zdf, Denmark’s Dr and Australia’s Sbs.

Produced by Sweden’s Svt and France’s Canal Plus, “Midnight Sun,” one of the most anticipated series from continental Europe, has also clinched deals with TV operators in Norway (Nrk), Finland (MTV3), Iceland (Ruv), Israel (Hot), and Benelux, where rights are split between Belgium’s Vrt and film-tv production-distribution company Lumière. Svt will be the first broadcaster to air “Midnight Sun,” starting Oct. 23. France’s Canal Plus will launch the drama-thriller under its Creation Originale label, later this year.

Studiocanal is in advanced negotiations to close additional sales in the coming months, said Katrina Neylon, Studiocanal Evp, sales and marketing.

The high-end murder mystery series has attracted major attention since its first two episodes bowed at April’s Series
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