GoQuest Media to sell four MGU series internationally
Independent content distributor GoQuest Media Ventures and Ukraine’s largest media holding company Media Group Ukraine (MGU) have agreed on a multi-series distribution deal.
The deal announced today gives GoQuest Media Ventures international TV distribution rights to four compelling drama series Ruby Ring (95 x 45’; format created by KBS), Secrets (95 x 45’; format created by Fremantle), Rainflower (8 x 45’; a.k.a. Tree of Heaven, format created by SBS) and Eclipse (8 x 45’; produced by MGU). All four series premiered on market leader Ukraina, an affiliated company of Media Group Ukraine (MGU).
Jimmy George, Vice President Sales & Acquisitions at GoQuest Media, commented, “Ukrainian drama is growing from strength to strength and with the success of these four shows in its home territory we are thrilled to add them to our growing portfolio of drama series. With all the right elements of romance, revenge, deception and melodrama these shows have great potential to become international hits. We are delighted to offer them to the global market.”
Iryna Chernyak, Director of TV Content Sales, Media Group Ukraine added: “Expanding the geography of our own content distribution is one of the key development strategies of Media Group Ukraine. Our TV series are already known and popular in CIS and European markets. We are extremely ambitious to go global and very pleased to start cooperating with the team of professionals from GoQuest Media Ventures. I am confident that this partnership will be mutually beneficial and successful.”
Adapted from one of Korea’s most loved TV shows, Ruby Ring is the story of the fascinating and roller-coaster relationship between two sisters, Anna and Yana, whose lives change drastically by events that alter their destiny.
Secrets unravels revelations, hidden family secrets and tests the love and strength of Katya and Mykola who have known and loved each other since they were children.
Adapted from Tree of Heaven, one of Korea’s most popular drama shows, Rainflower is a coming of age love story of two teenagers Nina and Andrey who become step siblings overnight.
Eclipse is an obsessive love story like no other. Svetlana and Sergei went to the same school as children. Now as adults, Sergei's insane desire to win Svetlana’s love triggers a chain of tragic events with many aftereffects especially on the relationship between young Anya, Sergei’s daughter and Egor Svetlana’s son, who fell in love without realizing who their parents are.