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Studiocanal buys into UK, Spanish indie TV studios

Monday 4 April 2016 | 17:20 CET | News
Vivendi subsidiary Studiocanal announced its acquisition of stakes in two UK independent production companies and Spain's Bambu Producciones. Studiocanal bought 33 percent of Bambu, which Netflix chose to make its first original show in Spain. Bambu works on UK series with the BBC and others. Studiocanal also bought 20 percent of Urban Myth, the indie studio behind 'Merlin' and 'Misfits', and 20 percent of Sunny March TV, a partnership between actor Benedict Cumberbatch and filmmaker Adam Ackland.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: BBC / Canal Plus / Netflix / Vivendi
Countries: Europe / France / Spain / United Kingdom
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