Independent content distributor GoQuest Media Ventures today announced yet another international acquisition deal, this time with the Media Group Ukraine (MGU). GoQuest Media Ventures has landed the distribution rights for four drama series commissioned by the free-to-air channel in Ukraine. They in addition have bagged the acquisition of Chinese language all media rights for the multi award winning Malayalam movie “Sudani from Nigeria” written and directed by Zakariya Mohammed. The movie has won multiple accolades in film festivals nationally as well as worldwide and has been rated 8.3/10 by IMDB.
For the Ukranian Drama, the deal covers Ruby Ring (based on a Korean drama), Secrets (created by Fremantle), Rainflower (also based on a Korean show) and Eclipse (produced by MGU).
Speaking on the acquisition Jimmy George, VP – sales and acquisitions at GoQuest Media, “ The appetite for International drama is burgeoning by the day and Ukrainian drama is no different. With the success of the four shows in their home territory, we are thrilled to add them to our growing portfolio of international drama series. The series has all the right mix of elements including romance, revenge, deception and melodrama. These shows have immense potential to become international hits and we are delighted to offer them to the global market.”
On Sudani from Nigeria, Jimmy said, “We at GoQuest Media distribution aim to showcase the best of entertainment not just from India, but from across borders to world audience. There is always an appetite for good content irrespective of language or regions. It is our endeavor to bring great content to audiences internationally and “Sudani from Nigeria”, is a classic joie de vivre story and good content knows no boundaries”.
Iryna Chernyak, director of the department of sales of television content, MGU, and director for procurement of software product for the Ukraine TV channel, added: “Expanding the geography of the distribution of own content is one of the key development strategies of MGU. Our television series are already well-known and popular on the markets of the CIS and Europe. We are extremely ambitious in our desire to enter the world level and are very pleased to start working with a team of professionals from GoQuest Media Ventures. I am confident that this partnership will be mutually beneficial and successful”.
GoQuest Media Ventures
GoQuest Media Ventures is one of India’s most prominent independent distributors of global content.
Within a span of 6 years it has evolved into a frontrunner in the entertainment content industry by
emerging as a first-of-its-kind, one stop destination for quality content creation, production and
distribution. Television syndication, digital distribution, social media monetization and subtle brand
integration in target audience specific content are some of the services GoQuest specializes in. With
operations spread across emerging markets such as South-East Asia, South Asia, Africa, Middle East
and EasternEurope, GoQuest Media Ventures aims to be the largest marketplace for worldwide content