MTG Studios’ new series ‘Veni Vidi Vici’ gets global distribution

April 3 2017

‘Veni Vidi Vici’ will be distributed globally by DRG, one of the leading independent distributors of content in the world. The 10-part drama series, which will premiere exclusively on MTG’s Nordic video streaming service Viaplay on 13 April 2017, was part of the official selection at the MIPDrama Screenings.

  • DRG to distribute ‘Veni Vidi Vici’ worldwide
  • Series premieres exclusively on Viaplay on 13 April
  • ‘Veni Vidi Vici’ part of the official selection at the MIPDrama Screenings

MTG Studios is on a journey to become the Nordic region’s leading producer of original content, and has over 50 projects in the pipeline. The global distribution deal for ‘Veni Vidi Vici’ follows MTG Studios’ global distribution deal for ‘Swedish Dicks’, the first Nordic title to be distributed worldwide by Lionsgate.

Jakob Mejlhede, MTG EVP and Head of Programming and Content Development: “MTG’s storytelling knows no borders. Viewers in the Nordic region are already counting down to the ‘Veni Vidi Vici’ premiere – and now we’re taking it global together with DRG. Being part of the official selection at the MIPDrama Screening shows just what an incredible experience the series will be for audiences everywhere.”

Jeremy Fox, CEO, DRG: “‘Veni Vidi Vici’ has all the ingredients required to capture the attention of an international audience – intensity, complexity and fantastic performances from an all-star cast. The Nordic region is an amazing creative hub, and this series is a great example of a local production with truly global potential.”

‘Veni Vidi Vici’ explores the drastic consequences of struggling Danish film director Karstan Daugaard’s decision to take a job in the adult entertainment industry. The 10-part series stars top Nordic talents Thomas Bo Larsen, Rafael Edholm and Livia Millhagen, together with Canadian actor Michael Wincott.

The 2017 MIPDrama Screenings, held 2 April, offered the international drama community an exclusive look at some of the most exciting upcoming series. ‘Veni Vidi Vici’ was one of 12 nominations for this year’s official selection.

DRG is part of nice entertainment group. Owned by MTG, nice includes 28 production companies in 16 countries and is one of the world’s leading creators, producers and distributors of TV, scripted content, commercials, events and branded content.

The latest production commissioned by MTG Studios is ‘ALEX’, starring Dragomir Mrsic. Other forthcoming titles include drama ‘The Lawyer’; political thriller ‘Embassy Down’; the second season of the LA based comedy drama ‘Swedish Dicks’; Nordic noir ‘Hassel’; and biopic ‘SuperSwede’ about the life of Formula 1 driver Ronnie Peterson.

MTG at MIPTV in Cannes

MTG’s content production and distribution businesses are exhibiting at MIPTV in Cannes on 3-6 April. Jørgen Madsen Lindemann, MTG President and CEO, will give a keynote on 3 April at 12.20 CET, presenting the latest media trends and MTG’s ongoing strategic transformation from a traditional national broadcaster into a global digital entertainer. The keynote will be streamed live here.

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