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17 March 2020

ECCHO RIGHTS SELLS SCANDINAVIAN TITLES TO BULGARIA

Eccho Rights has closed a deal with bTV Media Group in Bulgaria for a package of series hailing from Sweden, including dramatic thriller Conspiracy of Silence, long-running crime series Maria Wern and female-led drama Honour.

“Scandi drama continues to enjoy enormous popularity around the world and we are very content to bring these outstanding titles to Bulgaria. The Balkans are very interesting for us not only in terms of sales but also looking at the developments in original programming from the region”, says Nicola Söderlund, Managing Partner at Eccho Rights at Eccho Rights.
13 March 2020

RUSSIAN SERIES SILVER SPOON IN SPAIN AND CZECH REPUBLIC

With three successful seasons and a fourth in production award-winning Russian series SILVER SPOON has been sold recently to Czech Republic and to two clients in Spain. The series has sold widely as a ready-made title and was the first Russian drama to be optioned for a remake in South Korea by producer Supermoon Pictures. Produced by Sreda Production Company the series was broadcasted in Russia to huge success on Channel One and has won various awards.

“Dramas from the CIS And CEE region are sparking more and more interest worldwide. As part of the continuously popular crime genre, Silver Spoon offers all the classical elements of a good detective series combined with a strong horizontal story showing the protagonist’s personal development and family drama, “ says Barbora Suster, Head of Latin America and Iberia as well as Sales Executive for Czech Republic at Eccho Rights.
9 March 2020

ECCHO RIGHTS TO REPRESENT TURKISH DRAMA LEGACY

Turkish production company Karamel Yapim has closed a deal with distributor Eccho Rights to represent their upcoming Daily Drama LEGACY (Emanet) worldwide. The series is currently in production and set to launch on Kanal 7 on March 24th where it will follow in the footsteps of the channel’s other successful daily dramas, like The Promise. The Promise, also produced by Karamel Yapim for Kanal 7 in Turkey, which continues with record breaking ratings since its launch in February of last year, has sold widely internationally and has been renewed for a third season in Turkey.

“We are proud to continue our fruitful collaboration with Karamel Yapim having represented Daily Dramas Prisoner of Love and The Promise with great response from our clients. Legacy is a captivating and emotional story that touches on family, loyalty and love in a way that audiences can connect to all over the world”, says Handan Özkubat, Director of Turkish Drama at Eccho Rights.


4 March 2020

INVISIBLE HEROES IN MULTIPLE TERRITORIES

Invisible Heroes, that recently won Prix Europa for best drama series 2019, has been licensed to new clients worldwide including RTBF in Belgium and ETV in Estonia following previously announced sales to the United States and Spain. The series is a unique collaboration between Finnish and Chilean broadcasters YLE and Chilevisión.

“We have received incredible feedback and are happy to see Invisible Heroes continuing its internationally trajectory as well as being recognized by festivals around the world,” says Nicola Söderlund, Managing Partner at Eccho Rights.

The series premiered successfully in Finland last year and so far, also premiered in Sweden to excellent results. It tells the story of Finnish diplomat Tapani Brotherus who, against the explicit orders of his own country, saved over 2000 Chilean citizens from persecution by the General Pinochet’s government following his military coup in 1973 in Chile.
11 February 2020

WOUNDED BIRDS PREMIERES IN LATIN AMERICA

Wounded Birds, the latest daily drama from executive producer Inci Gülen, creator of worldwide hit ELIF, premiered on Caracol in Colombia on February 3rd to excellent results, titled: Omer, Sueños Robados. Marking the first launch in the territory, Wounded Birds had also been presold to Puerto Rico where it has not yet been broadcasted.

“We are very excited to have the possibility to bring this moving and emotional story to our audiences. The results of the first week have been splendid and we are delighted to offer this series as successor to the fans of Elif”, says Marcela Montoya, Director of Programming and Acquisitions at Caracol.
3 February 2020

VLAD SELLS INTO BULGARIA

Eccho Rights has made a deal in Bulgaria with bTV for three seasons of drama series Vlad, considered by critics as one of the best Romanian series of all time.

Launched internationally at last year’s MIPTV, where the series was selected for The Wit’s Fresh TV conference, the drama is produced by Romanian channel Pro TV. Its first season launched in February-March of 2019 scoring such impressive results that a second season followed shortly after in September of the same year. Being able to uphold its popularity with audiences, a third season was commissioned and will launch this spring. 

“We keep a close eye on the international drama landscape and are excited to see that new and promising projects continue to gain international traction, independent of their origin and language. Romania is a fascinating and fast-growing market and we are proud to present Vlad, undoubtedly one of the most impressive productions out of the territory. We look forward to bringing it to international audiences and are convinced it will be a success in Bulgaria”, says Handan Özkubat, Director of Turkish Drama as well as Sales Executive for Romania and Bulgaria at Eccho Rights.
17 January 2020

EVERYWHERE I GO IN EUROPE AND ASIA

Eccho Rights has closed a deal for new Turkish drama Everywhere I go with BTV Media group in Bulgaria and MX Media in India.

The series was just recently sold to Mediaset in Spain, where it will launch on Divinity soon and was awarded Best Romantic Series at last year’s Golden Lens Award in Istanbul. Produced by Karga Seven Pictures, a Red Arrow Studios company, the series recently finished its successful run on Turkish broadcaster Fox.

“EVERYWHERE I GO offers the perfect mix of romantic comedy and drama and we are looking forward to international audiences discovering this beautiful story,” says Handan Özkubat, Director of Turkish Drama at Eccho Rights.
13 January 2020

THE PROMISE TO NEW TERRITORIES

Eccho Rights has closed several deals for Turkish Drama Series The Promise. In October, the drama was renewed for a third season (250x45min), adding to the over 300 episodes of the first two seasons.

The series, which was one of last season’s breakout-hits in Turkey, has been sold to Bosnia (OBN), Serbia (Pink) and Bulgaria (BTV) joining Poland, India, Lithuania, Romania and Georgia which picked up the drama last year.

Produced by Karamel Yapim, the series is currently in its second season on Kanal 7 where it continues to obtain stellar results. During its first season The Promise scored more than three times Kanal 7’s average share and the channel's rank rose from 8th overall to 3rd place during broadcast of the tension-filled, romantic, family drama.

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