Archive for May, 2013

“Rembrandt & I” (about the famous painter) sold to BskyB in the UK !

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

After having been broadcast in China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore , Eastern Europe, …, « Rembrandt & I » (4 x 50’ / WATCH IT ONLINE BELOW), the large historical biography of Dutch painter Rembrandt has been selected by SKY and will launch soon in the UK !

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’).

40 new episodes of MATH’s ISLAND available now ! / Fun comedy series around Mathematics

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

CRAZY COW is proud to announce that 40 new episodes  of the Cartoon series MATH’s ISLAND are now available for distribution. We have now a total of 80 episodes !!!

This animated series combines comedy and education based on the books by mathematicians Zhang Jingzhong and Li Yupei of Chinese Academy of Science. It retains the essence of the original books while adding a large number of interesting stories. With wide variety of merchandising and education applications, this show has quickly become one of the most successful animated series in China.

 

“MPU” (Written By US writer MATT WITTEN) nominated for Monte Carlo TV Fest / Series sold to nearly 100 countries !

Friday, May 17th, 2013

The Belgian police series « MPU-Missing Persons Unit »  (about a team looking for missing persons/ 1 x 90′  + 49 x 50′) has be nominated for the 53th Monte Carlo Television Festival taking place from 9 – 13 June 2013. The series is nominated in the category « Best European Drama » and « Best International Drama », and will compete with a.o. Homeland, Breaking Bad, The Killing and Borgen.

Created in 1961, by Prince Rainier III ofMonaco, the festival aims to recognise television as an exceptional means of bringing cultures together and enhancing their respective knowledge. H.S.H. Prince Albert II ofMonacohas been the President of the Festival since 1988. The winners will be rewarded with the festival’s prestigious Golden Nymphs statuettes.

The police series is like an AMERICAN SERIES (it’s developped by US Script Editor MATT WITTEN) and is sold to nearly 100 countries  (Russia,Germany,France,Canada, Latin America,Middle East,..) !!!

CARTOON SERIES “Ronaldinho Gaucho’s Team” (52 x 11’) to launch soon in Indonesia

Monday, May 13th, 2013

CRAZY COW is proud to anounce that the CARTOON SERIES TV “Ronaldinho Gaucho’s Team” (52 x 11’) will launch soon on Indonesian TV !

As created by Mauricio de Sousa (the greatest artist for children comics in Brazil and owner of the Ronaldinho Gaucho’s Team characters), represents the design of the young Ronaldinho, one of the best soccer players of all times. Ronaldinho Gaucho’s Team tells about the youth of the great champion to be, a childhood which had a great influence in the making of the future soccer star.

Remake of “Double Life” now in post production for Channel One, the largest TV station in Russia !

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

The Russian REMAKE of the Belgian drama series « Double Life » (13 x 50’) is now in post production and will be broadcast soon on Channel One, the largest Tv station in Russia ! Cast include a.o. Ekaterina Volkova, Nikolaev Valery, Lavrov Fedor, and Olkina Ekaterina.

« Double Life » (13 x 50’) tells the story of two women in their thirties who have been living in the assumption that they were having an exclusive and happy relationship with their husband. However, when he dies, they find out he had deceived them, leading a double life, having a relationship with both of them. The subject of this series is clear of interest to people/viewers if you for example just see the case of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s (or Dominique Strauss-Kahn) double life and the massive amount of media attention to this case all over the world and to other cases of persons having a double life. And especially if your husband is living with his second-double wife & kids just a few miles away from your home.

« Double Life » (13 x 50’) is a new drama series from Eyeworks broadcast on VRT (largest TV station in Belgium). « Double Life » (13 x 50’) had an AVERAGE of 1,4 million viewers and 46,2 % Market Share (the second episode had even 50,9% Market Share !!!!). All this in a market of only 6 million people (=Dutch-speaking Belgium).

Shooting of the 5th Season of “MPU -Missing Persons Unit” (Written By US writer MATT WITTEN) has started / 50 episodes available now !

Monday, May 6th, 2013

The shooting of the 5th Season (10 episodes) of the police series « MPU-Missing Persons Unit » (about a team looking for missing persons / 1 x 90′  + 49 x 50′) has just started in Belgium… The police series is like an AMERICAN SERIES (it’s developped by US Script Editor MATT WITTEN) and is sold to nearly 100 countries  (Russia, Germany, France, Canada, Latin America, Middle East,..) !!!

Superb cast, well written scripts as well as well written characters, and a great direction : “MPU-Missing Persons Unit’ is as good as an American series, but with a European touch !