Federation Entertainment acquires distribution rights for ON THE SPECTRUM, the acclaimed Israeli series produced by Yes Studios

Winner of the Grand Jury prize at Series Mania 2018

 

From Lille / Series Mania, March 26th, 2019

For immediate release

Federation Entertainment has acquired distribution rights for the acclaimed original Israeli series ON THE SPECTRUM, created by Dana Idisis and Yuval Shafferman and produced by Sumayoko Productions and Yes Studios.

ON THE SPECTRUM was commissioned and broadcast on the premium platform Yes TV in Israel. YesTV is known for producing and releasing ground-breaking series, including FAUDA, SHTISEL and YOUR HONOR, another hit series awarded top prize at Series Mania in 2017.

Federation has secured distribution rights for the format and finished series in the French speaking territories.

Winner of the Grand Prize at Series Mania last year, ON THE SPECTRUM is a heartwarming dramedy exploring the everyday struggles of three 20-something roommates with autism.

The series recently won an impressive 9 Awards at the Israeli Television Academy Awards, among them: Best Drama Series, Best Director, Best Screenplay , Best Actress, Sound Design, Best Casting, Best Cinematography, Best Editor, and Best Art Direction.

AMAZON (US) has recently announced a North American version of the series with Emmy–Award winning showrunner and writer Jason Katims at the helm.

ON THE SPECTRUM  Executive Producers are YesStudios’ Danna Stern, series co-creators Dana Idisis and  Yuval Shafferman, Sumayoko’s Udi Segal and YesTV’s Dganit Atias Gigi and Koby Gal Raday.

 

Federation Entertainment’s press contact:

Valérie Tailland

+33 (0)6 82 57 06 09 / valerie.tailland@fedent.com

 

About Federation Entertainment

Based in Paris, Los Angeles and now Rome, Federation Entertainment has quickly established itself as a top indie European studio. Its model of development, production, distribution and marketing is at the service of premium original content specifically designed for the global marketplace.

Created and launched in 2013 by president Pascal Breton, Federation is co-headed by Lionel Uzan, CEO, and founders David Michel (head of Cottonwood Media, the Kids company of the group), Stephane Sperry and Serge Hayat. Thierry Sorel joined the team in 2016 followed by Benoit Lacombe in 2017 as COO. Ashley Stern heads the LA office.

Federation is now expanding into non-scripted content, teaming up with WeMake. Founded in June 2017 by Bouchra Réjani (former COO of Shine France), WeMake focuses on the creation and production of original, unscripted content for all platforms, in all genres.

Patrick Wachsberger (ex co-chairman of Lionsgate Motion Pictures) and Federation have recently joined forces to create Picture Perfect Federation, a joint venture dedicated to premium television content for both US and international markets.

Federation’s prestigious portfolio includes The Bureau (40 X 52’, TOP – The Oligarchs Productions / Federation for CANAL+), Marseille (16 X 52’, a Netflix Original series produced by Federation) ;  Hostages (22 X 45’, an Israelian thriller coproduced by Yezirah Ivrit and Federation) ; Bad Banks (6 X 52’, a German financial thriller coproduced by Letterbox Filmproduktion and Iris Productions for ZDF and Arte France) ;  Undercover (10 X 50’, a thriller produced by De Mensen for VRT) ;  The Twelve (10×52′), a fascinating psychological thriller produced by Eyeworks,  in competition at Canneseries 2019 ; Torn, a romantic 6 X 52’ thriller in competition at Series Mania 2019… as well as Find Me In Paris (78 X 26′) the premium live action hit for tweens coproduced by ZDF and Paris Opera dance school, and the animated series Ollie & Moon (104 X 11′) and Squish (52 X 13′), on the kids side.