17 April 2021 The Irish Film & Television Network
     

Irish Film and Television Network

 »

Crew

 »

Crew Database

 »

Directors



Atlantic Formats rolls out original Irish formats across the globe; deals struck for National Treasures
15 Feb 2021 : Nathan Griffin
Atlantic Formats
Newly established specialist distributor Atlantic Formats have secured multi-territory deals for Irish TV formats National Treasures (RTÉ) and Revealing Recipes (TG4).

Having pitched an exciting slate of original formats at markets over the past six months, including MIPCOM and NAPTE, the response for Atlantic Formats’ offering has so far been very positive.

The National Treasures format (originally produced for RTÉ) is going into production in New Zealand (TVNZ) and Spain (À Punt) and has been optioned in over 15 countries. Revealing Recipes (and outdoor show originally produced under the title “Blasta” for TG4) has also secured multi-territory option deals in North America and Europe.

EZ Films' National Treasures was selected as a finalist for C21 International Format Awards in 2019. More than 270 formats were entered into the Awards that year, with National Treasure being the only Irish representative of the 57 to make the final.

Atlantic Formats is a newly established distribution agency specialising in the sale of TV and online formats from the Celtic regions to the rest of the world.

“Despite what has been a difficult year generally, we managed to create a new business venture,” Head of sales Gavin Farrell told IFTN. “Working with EZ Films, we assembled a catalogue of formats very quickly and brought it to international buyers.”

“Even though everything was virtual this year, we had a really great MIPCOM and NATPE. It’s a new business so it’s exciting to see some success already,” Farrell continued. “We are looking forward to pitching at more markets across 2021, hopefully, face-to-face soon and bringing more great local formats to the world stage”.

Atlantic Formats have just acquired an open-air dating format Love is in the Air (originally produced for RTÉ) and is in discussions with UK and Irish producers about bringing more exciting formats into their catalogue.





FEATURES & INTERVIEWS
“You never know unless you ask, right?”; director Eoin Macken discusses Here Are The Young Men
Screen Producers Ireland provides updated Return to Production Guidelines for creative screen content industry
Free Industry Newsletter
Subscribe to IFTN's industry newsletter - it's free and e-mailed directly to your inbox every week.
Click here to sign up.






 
 the Website  Directory List  Festivals  Who's Who  Locations  Filmography  News  Crew  Actors
 

Contact Us | Advertise | Copyright | Terms & Conditions | Security & Privacy | RSS Feed | Twitter

 

 

 
bodrum escort bayan escort antalya gumbet escort