Paris, October 4, 2019
NEWEN COMPLETES THE ACQUISITION OF REEL ONE
The approval of the transaction by the Departement of Canadian Heritage allows Newen to complete the acquisition of Reel One.
Based in Montreal with offices in London, Los Angeles and Vancouver, Reel One develops, finances, produces and markets telefilms and series for a global audience. Formed in 2001 by Tom Berry, Reel One is one of the most dynamic independent players in audiovisual production and licensing.
Reel One brings a set of experience and talents in complement to and reinforcing those of Newen group, in line with the group’s development strategy notably in english-speaking territories.
Founded in 2008, Newen is a subsidiary of the TF1 Group and France’s leading producer and distributor of audiovisual content, with significant international operations. Newen creates programmes for all sector players, including public and private channels and digital platforms. It is also a leading audiovisual distributor in France and outside France, with more than 1,000 hours of programmes produced per year and a catalogue of more than 5,000 hours of programmes internationally.