FranceTV distribution to attend DISCOP Africa



FranceTV distribution will be attending DISCOP AFRICA for the first time this November 2013. Chairman and CEO Yann Chapellon, along with Sales Executive Mathurin Beauvert, from the International Distribution department, will be representing the firm.

Francetv distribution is the sales arm of France Télévisions, France's leading broadcasting group, handling both domestic and international distribution as well as financing for a catalogue of over 8,000 hours of programmes.
With its extensive and varied catalogue of telenovelas, drama, documentaries, children's television, magazines and format television programmes, francetv distribution positions itself as a multi-genre distributor able to cater to all the needs of the international market.

As a result of a strong partnership with producer TELEMUNDO, francetvdistribution acts as agent for a large catalogue of telenovelas in French-speaking Africa. An average of three or four new titles are produced each year. Titles to be presented at the 2013 edition of DISCOP include La Casa de al Lado (165 x 45 min), Passion Prohibida (107 x 45 min) and Corazon Valiente (206 x 45 min).

Other francetvdistribution programmes include:

•    standard-setting documentaries, with two new chapters from the landmark history
collection APOCALYPSE, “WORLD WAR I” (5 x 52 min) and “STALIN” (2x52 min), the nature series Walking on the Earth (6 x 52 min), and the investigative documentary Coca-Cola, the secret formula (52 min).
•    prestigious drama, with Europacorp's latest production, THE PASSENGER (6 x 52 min), new episodes of the series AGATHA CHRISTIE (13 x 90 min), and major brands such as the youth series SUMMER DREAMS (148 x 26 min).
•    high-profile animation, with Ubisoft's first television adaptation of the worldwide hit video game franchise: RABBIDS INVASION (78 x 7 min)
All available programmes can be browsed and viewed online using a category search (documentaries, drama, animation, feature films, performances, and formats) at