Japanese company Nippon TV and Turkish production and distribution company Sera Film have teamed up to co-develop a new unscripted format for the global market.
The first project in development is a “hilarious and heartwarming studio game show” targeting family audiences, with production of a pilot episode currently planned in Turkey.
Sayako Aoki, Sales and Licensing, International Business Development, Nippon TV commented, “Nippon TV has engaged in great partnerships with Turkish companies for a while focusing more on the scripted side and has always been amazed by their strong and emotional storytelling skills. .
“We are now excited to explore what the collaboration with Sera Film, the company that has already produced the Turkish version of our format so beautifully, The dragon’s lair, can bring to the unscripted format business. We have already engaged in creative discussions and witnessed the active exchange of many new perspectives, ideas and stories, which we are excited to incorporate into the new format.
Idil Belli, MD of Sera Film, added, “We are proud and very happy to enter into a co-development relationship with a company like Nippon TV whose formats we love and have had the opportunity to produce in the past. .
“As Sera Film, we have already been involved in many local co-development projects. Now, the opportunity to co-develop with an established multinational company that will bring different cultural aspects and perspectives to new projects excites us immensely.