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Conecta Fiction: ‘Skam’ Initiates International Rollout

Santiago De Compostela, Spain — With remakes already launched in the U.S., France, Germany and Italy since early 2018, the international rollout of “Skam” (Shame) may be far from over.

Germany’s Beta Film and Norwegian public broadcaster Nrk, which handle international sales on the original cult short-format drama hit, have received “strong” expressions of interest in “Skam” remakes from The Balkans, Russia, India, Japan, Brazil and Colombia, Christian Gockel, Beta Film Evp international sales and acquisitions, commented at a Conecta Fiction round table.

Little wonder. Remakes released or in production involve three European public broadcasters – France Televisions, which produces the French retread with Banijay Studio France; Germany’s Zdf/Funk, teaming on the German makeover with Bantry Bay; and Ntr, producing a Dutch reversion for the Netherlands’ Nrt/Npo.

Two telecom arms – Spain’s Movistar +, the pay TV division of Telefonica, and Timvision, the VOD service of Italia Telecom,

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