LONDON — Leading U.K. distributor Granada Intl. has taken a 25% equity stake in newly launched Brit indie, drama specialist Mammoth Screen.
It is the first time the distrib, keen to acquire rights from indies, has invested in a producer.
Granada Intl., part of ITV Worldwide, will sell all Mammoth titles internationally. Additionally it will be involved in developing projects and advising on their international potential, plus brokering deals with global broadcast partners.