Mumbai: Independent content distributor GoQuest Media Ventures today announced yet another international acquisition deal, this time with the Media Group Ukraine (MGU). GoQuest Media Ventures has landed the distribution rights for four drama series commissioned by the free-to-air channel in 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).
Speaking on the acquisition Jimmy George, VP – Sales and Acquisitions at GoQuest Media, “ 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.”
Iryna Chernyak, director of the department of sales of television content, MGU, and director for procurement of software product for the Ukraine TV channel, added: “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”.