MIPTV 2013: ORF-Enterprise impresses with documentary-highlights in Cannes
Cannes / Vienna, April 12th 2013
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of MIPTV ORF-Enterprise completes a lot of international deals. The new Line-Up of the premium-brand UNIVERSUM is inspiring broadcasters from all over the world.
Marion Camus-Oberdorfer, Head of Content Sales International, is satisfied: “My professional sales team earned a lot of positive feedback on ORF`s program highlights – especially our nature and wildlife programs have been sold successfully to many broadcasters and video platforms all over the world.”
The recently-completed documentary “Owl’s Odyssey” could be sold to Italy, Hungary, Romania, Poland and South Africa, amongst others. The two-part documentary “Schladming –Magic Mountains” will be broadcasted in Italy, Hungary and Korea. The touching animal-portrait “Return of the Hoopoe” enchants Germany, France, Italy, Hungary, Japan and Korea.
In addition, the biography “Nelson Mandela – A Life for Freedom” (on the occasion of his 95th birthday in July) and the report “The Red Billionaires” give astonishing insights to the audience in Poland.
ORF-Enterprise engagement in the MENA territory shows its first positive effects: During MIPTV further documentary-deals could be fixed with Al Jazeera and the news channel Bugün TV. The kid’s program “7 Wonders” was sold to the Turkish kid’s channel Minika.
Austrian fiction again could inspire foreign audiences: New seasons of the humorous crime-series “Four Women and a Funeral” could be sold to Bulgaria and Germany. The latest Austrian episodes of the renowned “Tatort” series will be broadcasted in Iran. Besides, Finland and France optioned the successful ORF-format “Lonely Hearts Club”.