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WALTER PRESENTS secures TABULA RASA for UK

ZDF Enterprises' 9th deal with global TV drama service WALTER PRESENTS

London and Mainz, February 12th, 2018

WALTER PRESENTS the global TV drama service has secured the hotly anticipated, smash hit Belgian series TABULA RASA from ZDF Enterprises for the UK.

TABULA RASA is a 9 x 50’ psychological thriller starring Veerle Baetens who plays Mie, a young woman with amnesia. Locked up in a secure psychiatric hospital Mie was the last person to be seen with a man who has since disappeared. As both a witness and prime suspect, she holds the key to solving this mysterious case. To prove her innocence, Mie must confront and recover her recent past but the more she remembers, the more she starts to mistrust not only the people around her, but also… herself.

Produced by Caviar Films TABULA RASA will premiere on Channel 4 in the summer with the whole of the series immediately available to view on All 4. Co-written by Malin-Sarah Gozin, Veerle Baetens and Christophe Dirickx this is the second Caviar production to be picked up by Walter Presents. 

Co-founder and curator Walter Iuzzolino says:

“Malin-Sarah has a gift for creating unique dramas which never cease to surprise and delight. This is a superb, taut, psychological thriller that scares and intrigues in equal measure. Tabula Rasa is sure to make a lasting impression with UK audiences.”

Fred Burcksen, President and CEO of ZDF Enterprises says:

“I’m delighted to have sealed our 9th deal with Walter Presents, who continue to champion and raise the profile of foreign language dramas globally.  Tabula Rasa is a ZDFneo and ZDF Enterprises co-production and we’re very proud to have it as a jewel in our catalogue.”

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About Walters Presents

Walter Presents launched January 2016 in the UK as a FREE video-on-demand service and is a joint venture between Channel 4 and Global Series Network, founded by Jason Thorp, Walter Iuzzolino and Jo McGrath. Dedicated to showcasing award winning foreign language drama, the service is named after its curator Walter Iuzzolino, a passionate drama fan. In March 2017 Walter Presents launched as an SVOD platform in the US with the New York Times hailing it as a ‘chic TV boutique with a foreign accent.’ In November 2017 Walter Presents launched in Australia on Foxtel, the second stage of a planned global rollout.

Contact Walter Presents

Jo McGrath, jo@globalseriesnetwork.com, +44 (0) 203 842 6800 / +44 (0) 7768 647 142

 

About ZDF Enterprises
ZDF Enterprises was founded in 1993 as a commercial subsidiary of ZDF, one of the largest and most renowned TV broadcasters in Europe. Headquartered in Mainz, Germany, ZDF Enterprises is responsible for the worldwide sale of programs, the making of international coproductions, the acquisition of licenses as well as the merchandising of strong program brands in its own name, for the ZDF, and for third parties. ZDF Enterprises has successfully established itself as an independent market player on the German and international stage. Bound into a strong group, the company manages the largest German-language stock of programs in the world and, next to this, a continuously growing portfolio of international productions consisting of series and miniseries, TV movies, documentaries and children’s programs. In the course of the development and diversification process carried out up to now, many business fields in the television and media domains were made accessible in the ZDF Enterprises group. Thus ZDF Enterprises can provide a comprehensive, full-service offering today, and covers every step in the chain of origin and exploitation of successful TV programs, from development to production and up to the marketing of TV licenses, merchandising rights, online rights and much more.

Contact ZDF Enterprises
Christine Denilauler (Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications), ZDF Enterprises GmbH, Erich-Dombrowski-Str. 1, D-55127 Mainz/Germany, Tel.: +49 6131-9911130, Fax: +49 6131-9912130, e-mail: christine.denilauler@zdf-enterprises.de, www.zdf-enterprises.de.

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Christine Denilauler

Christine Denilauler

Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications

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