Flame Distribution will be launching over 280 hours of new content at MIPCOM. The varied slate acquired from around the world spans genre from factual, lifestyle & reality, kids to documentary.
Some of the highlights include Colours (Making Movies & Gebrueder Beetz Filmproduktion for ZDF, CICC & Arte), a documentary series exploring the immense influence colours have on our lives taking the audience on a visual and cultural journey through China; each episode explores a colour revealed in spectacular landscapes, in particular moods, seasons and regions relevant only to that colour.
BBC new investigative series For Love or Money (BBC Studios) forensically unpicks the rapidly growing and highly emotional type of scam - the so called ‘romance frauds’ that every day sees unsuspecting online daters conned out of tens of thousands of pounds.
The Pool (Mint Pictures for ABC Australia) is a prime-time blue-chip documentary series that looks at Australian identity through the prism of the pool. Written by Australian award winning author Christos Tsiolkas (The Slap, Barracuda), it brings together sport, design, politics, nostalgia, factual and lifestyle in a compelling story that focuses on the importance of community, health and well-being.
Nominated for a prestigious Grierson Award, The 1900 Island (Wildflame Productions for BBC) is a gritty and immersive modern day adventure following four families, with a longing to escape the demands of the present world, as they head back over a hundred years to the turn of the 20th century.
Wildlife series Predator Bloodlines (WildEarth TV) captures the daily lives of six extraordinary animals of the Maasai Mara and Greater Kruger National Park as they navigate the extreme tribulations of life in the wild where bloodlines are everything as they strive for survival.
#Beasts (Wildflame Productions for S4C) is a new kids series of short programs counting down the world’s most dangerous animals from the most poisonous, to the strongest and smartest creatures on the planet.
In health series How Not to Get Cancer (Storymaker for TVNZ) surgeon Richard Babor travels the world to meet experts, discover treatments and separate fact from fiction to try and understand what we can do to dramatically lower the risk of cancer for ourselves and our families.
The Greatest Air Race (All of Us Productions for SBS TV) is presented and narrated by astronaut Andy Thomas as he embarks on a trans-continental journey to retell one of the world’s greatest aviation stories.
Finally a series of biographies from UK production company Entertain Me takes a look into the lives of rock stars Elvis Presley, Jim Morrison, Mick Jagger and young Royals Harry & Meghan.