Federation Entertainment announces major sales for BLACKSPACE
NETFLIX snaps up the riveting Israeli thriller
co-produced by Drama Team and Federation for Reshet 13
Paris, April 22nd, 2021
For immediate release
Federation Entertainment has finalized several major sales for its latest series Blackspace (8 x 1 hour), a riveting psychological thriller that takes place in an Israeli high school.
Blackspace has been sold to RTL (Germany) and NPO (Netherlands) and to Latin America to a streaming service, whilst NETFLIX bought the remaining territories as part of a worldwide deal.
Written by Anat Gafni and Sahar Shavit and directed by Ofir Lobel, Blackspace is co-produced by Drama Team (Chaim Sharir, Mosh Danon) and Federation Entertainment (Pascal Breton, Lionel Uzan) for Reshet 13. The Israeli broadcaster recently announced that Season 2 is in the works, following on from the series’ success and acclaimed reviews.
What starts out as a normal morning at a small-town high school in Israel turns into a nightmare when anonymous masked figures commit a massacre leaving four students dead. Chaos reeks between terrified parents as a gripping investigation ensues. The lead detective knows this school well as he himself experienced a trauma many years before…
Named after the app that the students use to communicate, Blackspace is a psychological thriller that focuses on the hidden and secret lives of teenagers. As parents, do we know who our children really are?
Federation holds worldwide rights to Blackspace.
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About Federation Entertainment:
Federation heralds a new breed of independent studios, focusing on the creation, production, financing and distribution of high-quality original productions for the global marketplace.
Since its creation in 2013, the group spearheaded by Pascal Breton and Lionel Uzan is experiencing fast growth. Federation now has multiple companies in Paris (Federation’s headquarters, production & distribution operations, Cottonwood Media, WeMake, Cheyenne Federation, Mercer Production), Los Angeles (Picture Perfect Federation, Federation Entertainment of America, Animal Federation), Rome (Fabula Pictures), Madrid (Spain Fedent España) and Berlin (Cottonwood Media GmbH).
Active in the drama, kids & family, documentary and light entertainment space, Federation works with all platforms and major broadcasters in the market. Its rich portfolio includes major award-winning and international successes such as the cult spy series The Bureau (50 X 52’), the financial thriller Bad Banks (12 x 52’), the Netflix original hit series Baby (now 3 seasons), Find Me In Paris (78 X 26′), the premium live action hit for tweens, Partisan, (6 X 52’), Best series award at CanneSeries 2020, In Treatment, the adaptation of cult format BeTipul by Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache, as well as Varane, Destin de Champion (Amazon Prime-Video), to name a few.