Archive for February, 2012

Drama series “Rembrandt & I” (4 x 50′ / directed by OSCAR WINNER Marleen Gooris) sold to China / First Dutch Tv series EVER sold to China

Monday, February 20th, 2012

CRAZY COW has just inked a deal with the TV station Phoenix, which has acquired the rights to « Rembrandt & I » (4 x 50’ / Eyeworks). The large historical biography of Dutch painter Rembrandt will be broadcast soon in a.o. in China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and is the First Dutch Tv series EVER sold to these countries !

The producer of this series (Hans de Weers ) was coproducer of the American blockbuster ALEXANDER ( directed by Oliver Stone and starring Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Anthony Hopkins, Val Kilmer)? He was also coproducer of the feature film MINDHUNTERS (starring Val Kilmer and Christian Slater). Finally, he line-produced a substantial part of blockbuster Ocean’s Twelve (starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon).

The producer of « Rembrandt & I » also won a lot of prices with its Dutch movies, a.o the Oscar of the Best Foreign Movie for ANTONIA’S LINE.

ANTONIA’S LINE was directed by Marleen Gooris , who directed many movies, one episode of the US series « The L World », and so also « Rembrandt & I » (4 x 50’).

Take this house now brodcast daily in Belgium (VTM)

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

VTM (largest comercial Tv station in Belgium) is now broadcasting Seasons 5 & 6 of “Take this house & sell it”.

The Canadian home make over show is broadcast daily in teh afternoon.

CRAZY COW inks worldwide distribution deal for cartoon series ASSEN (26 x 22′)

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

CRAZY COW has just inked a deal with the Italian company Gig for teh worldwide distribution of teh cartoon Tv series “ASSEN” (26 x 22′).
The cartoon series is based on the concept of using real sport idols, represented as cartoon features, in order to communicate positive social and educational messages to the young generation. By means of entertainment and with the testimonial of high sport personalities.
It’s an innovative (for technique and cartoon concept) series in production, for Adventure/Comedy aimed at 8-21 years, It ‘s the first project of cartoons devoted to motorcycling.
The story, partly based loosely on the life of world champion Valentino Rossi, is mixed with adventures in space that vaguely resemble the Tron Disney.
So the genre “is sport-adventure” which captures a specific target audience “Teen”.
The series will be produced for Rai in Italy and CRAZY COW will start soon talks with many broadcasters for teh worldwide launch of the series.