GoQuest acquires distribution rights for four Ukrainian drama series
MUMBAI: Content distributor GoQuest Media Ventures has inked international acquisition deal with the Media Group Ukraine (MGU). As per the deal, GoQuest Media Ventures has landed the distribution rights for four drama series commissioned by MGU’s free-to-air channel Ukraine.
The deal covers ‘Ruby Ring’ (based on a Korean drama), ‘Secrets’ (created by Fremantle), ‘Rainflower’ (also based on a Korean show) and ‘Eclipse’ (produced by MGU).
GoQuest Media VP sales and acquisitions Jimmy George said, “ The appetite for International drama is burgeoning by the day and Ukrainian drama is no different. With the success of the four shows in their home territory, we are thrilled to add them to our growing portfolio of international drama series. The series has all the right mix of elements including romance, revenge, deception, and melodrama. These shows have immense potential to become international hits and we are delighted to offer them to the global market.”
MGU director of the department of sales of television content Iryna Chernyak said, “Expanding the geography of the distribution of own content is one of the key development strategies of MGU. Our television series are already well-known and popular on the markets of the CIS and Europe. We are extremely ambitious in our desire to enter the world level and are very pleased to start working with a team of professionals from GoQuest Media Ventures. I am confident that this partnership will be mutually beneficial and successful”.
Media Group Ukraine is one of the nation’s largest and most diversified media holding, which operates broadcasting, production, new media and publishing companies of SCM. Holding is a professional investor in the Ukrainian media business.