MIPCOM line-up with over 20 new dramas and seasons from 15 countries

MIPCOM line-up with over 20 new dramas and seasons from 15 countries
Captivating thrillers, gripping true-life tragedies, and love stories defying political and social boundaries: Beta’s MIPCOM line-up offers 300 hours of fresh and compelling series from all over Europe. Heading the highlights is Concordia by multi-Emmy-awarded EP Frank Doelger, which will celebrate its world premiere at the prestigious Grand Auditorium of the Palais de Festivals in Cannes. 

Sam Heughan (Outlander) and Eleonor Thomlinson (Poldark) star in the Channel 4/STARZ-crime drama The Couple Next Door. The titles are flanked by Elsa Morante’s La Storia, based on one of the most iconic novels of the 20st century, and TIFF entry Estonia by Måns Månsson (Chernobyl). Emerging from booming fiction production hub Bosnia is Beta’s new pick-up, the thriller series The Hollow by acclaimed director Danis Tanovic, known for his Oscar®-winning No Man's Land. Venice Film Festival entry I Know Your Soul by Oscar®-nominated director Jasmila Žbanić (Quo Vadis, Aida?), who reunites with European Film Award winner Jasna Djuricic, also originates from Bosnia. The Ukrainian drama In Her Car, which is shot in the war-torn country and takes the viewer into the heart of the ongoing crisis, will celebrate its market premiere on Monday, October 16, 11am at Audi A.
The English-language surveillance drama Concordia, directed by Barbara Eder (The Swarm, Barbarians), will celebrate its World Premiere on Tuesday, October 17, in Cannes. The premiere is followed by a Q&A with multiple Primetime Emmy® Award winner, Showrunner, and Executive Producer Frank Doelger (Game of Thrones, The Swarm, John Adams, Rome) and cast members including International Emmy® Award winner Christiane Paul (Counterpart, In July) and Ruth Bradley (Ted Lasso, Humans). The dark psychological drama The Couple Next Door delves into the repercussions of pursuing one's darkest desires. Sam Heughan and Eleanor Tomlinson partner with Alfred Enoch (Harry Potter, How to Get Away With Murder) and Jessica De Gouw (The Secret She Keeps).
Berlinale, Venice, and Cannes winner Jasmine Trinca (The Gunman, Saint Laurent) heads Elsa Morante's La Storia  by Francesca Archibugi (Romanzo Familiare and will celebrate its World Premiere at the Rome Film Festival on Oct 20. The Scandinavian-German co-production Estonia is based on the tragic sinking of the ferry MS Estonia, one of the most devastating maritime disasters in European history.  

Beta’s highlights also include a collection of ongoing, internationally acclaimed hit series, including period drama Sisi and the new season of the high-end primetime crime series Professor T.

Several Beta series have received nominations for this year's TBI Content Innovation Award. Notably, The Swarm is nominated in the category “Best New Scripted Series”. The beloved Canadian canine cop procedural Hudson & Rex has earned nominations in the categories “The Representation & Inclusion Award – Scripted” and “Best Returning Scripted Series”, alongside Beta’s YA sensation The Sea Beyond. The moving musical series Three is shortlisted in the category “Best Live Action Kids Drama”. The thought-provoking Spanish dramedy Simplegarnered a nomination at the MIPCOM Diversify TV Awards, celebrating international programming promoting diversity and inclusion.