Shine Fiction and Les Films du Printemps to Co-Produce Brocéliande with TF1

Banijay France will co-produce the latest thriller from scripted label, Shine Fiction, Brocéliande with with Les Films du Printemps for TF1 and will be distributed by Banijay Rights.

Filming for the 6 x 52-minute series, written by Isabelle Polin, Thomas Boullé and Eric Delafosse, and directed by Bruno Garcia, is underway in Brittany. Recognised and admired biologist, Fanny Legoff, played by Nolwenn Leroy, has lived in Paris for more than 15 years, having left Brocéliande University during her studies, following suspicion she was involved in the disappearance of her best friend Laura. When Fanny receives a package with a machete covered in dried blood and a letter accusing her of being responsible, she decides to return to the scene, taking part in a seminar at the university. Upon her return, she finds places she knows well and are full of memories. But shortly after her arrival, one of her students disappears in the same way as Laura. In both cases, Fanny is the last person to see them alive. Why does history repeat itself?

Juliette Hayat, Producer, Les Films du Printemps says: “Brocéliande promises to be an exciting challenge, marking the first mini-series for Les Films du Printemps. I’m proud to showcase the beautiful region of Brocéliande in Brittany and work with the talented team behind the scenes with director, Bruno Garcia and writers, Isabelle Polin, Thomas Boullé and Éric Delafosse, as well as Nolwenn Leroy, who takes on the lead role. It will make for a chilling and heart-stopping thriller.”

Dominique Farrugia, Managing Director and Producer at Shine Fiction says: “I’m looking forward to working alongside Les Films du Printemps on this new scripted series for TF1. It’s an important milestone in solidifying Shine Fiction’s pipeline of ambitious high-end content for the French and international market. Paired with a renowned cast, Brocéliande is guaranteed to be a gripping drama and a must-see for audiences.”

Shine Fiction officially launched in September 2021, building a pipeline of ambitious premium content for the French market, with international potential. The company is behind recent hit Serial Lover, a co-production with Amaury Fournial (Sibaro Films), which aired on M6 and is distributed by Banijay Rights.

Banijay France, led by François de Brugada, encompasses a line-up of boutique creative scripted labels including Marathon, Terence and Banijay Studios France, the company behind Marie Antoinette, which is in production for a second series following its international success, having sold widely to key markets including Australia, UK, and the US. Also, within Banijay France is Alain Goldman’s high-profile production entity Montmartre Films.

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