cannes secret And midnight Sun Producer and European co-production specialist Nebout is exiting Beta– Proprietary Manufacturers Dramacorp To lead the Paris-based producer as President and Chief Content Officer.
Sparkling will sit next to LA-based Humanoids, which owns the science fiction comic book franchise Inkla, was created in the 1980s by writer and filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky and French artist Mobius. It will focus on original European drama projects and series and financing, producing and co-producing series and films based on the Humanoids catalog.
“We will identify and adapt the most unique and scalable IPs from Humanoids’ vast catalog of iconic graphic novels, but we will also develop and produce original series and films,” Nebout told Deadline. “All will be premium projects, which will resonate in many regions in Europe and beyond.”
He said the focus would be on the set-up where the company retains rights, and that upcoming European and national content quotas would aid in the search for pre-sales models and commissions.
Sparkling will have a Nordic subsidiary Skyverse, which went into production earlier this month on Acorn TV, TF1 and Wyplay Drama. cannes secret And also working on a Cold War drama mini-series whiskey on the rocksBased on a story by Swedish author Jonas Jonasson and adapted by Henrik Jansson-Schweizer (thicker than water) sparkling is also working We are zombies which is based on Jerry Frisson and Guy Davis’ Cult Humanoids Comic Book Series the corpse that ate the world,
Jensen-Schweizer, who co-founded Nice Drama with Neubout in 2009 and worked with him at Dramacorp, has been appointed creative director for the Nordic region, operating out of Skyverse’s Stockholm, Sweden office. Magnus Bimberg, HBO Europe’s former VP of Production Finance, is joining Nebout in a central position as VP of Production Finance and Business Affairs.
Nebout has spent the past five years running French-Scandinavian producer Dramacorp, best known for European spy drama Agent Hamilton and SVT/Canal+ Mystery Thriller Series midnight SunWhich remains France’s biggest TV series export, He also co-founded Nice Drama, which produced an Oscar-nominated feature the man who jumped out the window and disappeared And another Swedish film, superweed,
“It’s been five exciting years and it’s an honor to work with Jan Mojto to set up BETA’s Nordic scripted activities,” Nebout said. “Now, disruptive times call for disruptive creative and production models. It’s a whole new world, and sparkling, with humanoids, ready for an amazing journey I look forward to participating in.
“We will focus on unique, robust, recognizable and scalable IP that cuts through noise and has clear global potential. With innovative financial and production set-ups designed to secure control over IP Also, our approach is agile and agile with an enthusiastic approach to produce in multiple regions and markets. We will be expanding into new areas in the near future.”
Humanoids, led by CEO Fabrice Giger and Group COO Matthew Coppett, has scheduled a number of projects in recent months. Specifically, Taika Waititi is adapting Inkla In feature film.