South Korea’s media group CJ ENM has signed a first-look deal with Tresor TV, one of Germany’s leading production companies. The deal will be effective from 1st June and will be covering both scripted and non-scripted formats.
Part of Keshet International, Tresor TV produces high quality content for the German-speaking market, specialising in primetime entertainment formats such as Masters of Dance and Curvy Supermodel alongside high end comedies and dramas. Tresor TV and CJ ENM have worked in collaboration for the localization of the award-winning music format 300: War of United Voices, which debuted on SAT.1 in March of 2020 under the local title United Voices – Das größte Fanduell der Welt. Other CJ ENM formats such as I Can See Your Voice and Shadow Singer has also been optioned.
Axel Kuehn, Tresor TV’s Managing Director said: “Having already established a close and successful relationship with CJ ENM over the past years, we are more than happy to deepen our business relationship with this first look agreement. Furthermore, we are excited to extend this collaboration beyond unscripted formats, into scripted as well.”
He added that “Tresor’s scripted division Keshet Tresor Fiction has established itself extremely fast in the German market, so we are convinced that we are the perfect partner for CJ ENM’s amazing catalogue of scripted formats.”
Jangho Seo, SVP for Content Business at CJ ENM said “We are thrilled to further deepen our partnership with Tresor TV. With CJ ENM unique formats and production power of Tresor TV, we are looking forward to work together to bring more content into the German market.”