×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Federation, Empreinte Digitale Team on Genre Label

Federation Entertainment and Empreinte Digitale have partnered on the launch of Bigger Boat, a label dedicated to genre series. Under the label, the two Paris-based banners will produce French and European genre series, including horror, fantasy, action and sci-fi shows.

The first project to be developed by Bigger Boat is “Marianne,” a Brittany-set supernatural series created by Samuel Bodin (“Lazy Company”) and co-written with Quoc Dang Tran (“Kaboul Kitchen,””Call My Agent!”).

A thriving outfit launched 14 years ago, Empreinte Digitale is also linked with Playtime (formerly Films Distribution), which has a stake in Empreinte Digitale and recently launched a TV division. Recent credits include the science fiction series “Mission,” which sold to AMC’s Shudder. Season 2 is being co-produced by AMC Networks.

Federation Entertainment, a co-production and sales banner spearheaded by founder Pascal Breton and managing director Lionel Uzan, has delivered a number of high-profile series, notably “The Bureau,” “Marseille,” “Bad Banks” and “Hostages.”

Federation Entertainment will handle sales on Bigger Boat productions.

More TV

  • A.P. BIO -- "Melvin" Episode 208

    'AP Bio' Canceled After Two Seasons at NBC

    “AP Bio” has been canceled at NBC. Series creator Mike O’Brien shared the news with fans on Twitter, writing that “This has been my favorite project of my life.” In the single-camera comedy, Glenn Howerton portrayed a disgraced Harvard philosophy scholar who lost out on his dream job and was forced to return to Toledo, [...]

  • James Holzhauer $2 million

    'Jeopardy!' Champion James Holzhauer Hits $2 Million Winnings Milestone

    This current “Jeopardy!” player has just won over $2 million on the popular game show. Who is James Holzhauer? The 34 year old professional sports gambler from Las Vegas has hit a “Jeopardy!” milestone by becoming only the second person in the show’s history to win over $2 million in regular season play. Holzhauer won [...]

  • Kanye West Shares a Memory of

    Kanye West Shares a Touching Memory of His Mother in Letterman Interview

    In a preview of David Letterman’s interview with Kanye West, which begins streaming next Friday, May 31, the musician’s wife Kim Kardashian West, tweeted a clip of him sharing a touching memory of his mother, Donda, who died in 2007 after a surgical procedure. While his wife looks on smiling, West answers Letterman’s question about [...]

  • CNN Lays Off Some Health Journalism

    CNN Lays Off Some Health Journalism Staffers

    CNN has laid off a handful of staffers from its health-journalism unit after deciding to place its health, climate and Southeastern newsgathering operations under a single aegis. ” As part of the normal course of business, our newsgathering team made a small restructure earlier this week that ultimately impacts 6-7 employees within CNN’s Health Unit,” [...]

  • Henry Ian Cusick

    'Lost' Star Henry Ian Cusick Signs With Buchwald (EXCLUSIVE)

    Henry Ian Cusick, best known for playing Desmond on the hit ABC series “Lost,” is signing with talent agency Buchwald for representation. Cusick also starred in the CW sci-fi/drama “The 100” and was most recently seen in the Fox series “The Passage.” His other notable television credits include “Scandal,” “24,” “Fringe,” “The Mentalist,” “Body of [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content