Mediawan Rights to Conquer Web3 House With Launch of Metawan
Based in 2015, Mediawan Group has grow to be one in all Europe’s main worldwide co-production and distribution powerhouses. Having just lately distinguished itself with the acquisition of the “Zorro” reboot, the group added one other feather to its cap earlier this month with the launch of Metawan, an immersive digital hub that provides patrons world wide a brand-new expertise.
Simply forward of this yr’s annual international marketplace for leisure content material throughout all platforms going down in Cannes, Metawan debuted at a vital juncture within the trade, with competitors out there getting fiercer yr after yr because the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
“The distribution enterprise has been continuously reinventing itself and integrating new expertise over the previous few years,” says Valérie Vleeschhouwer, managing director of Mediawan Rights. “We’re proud to be on the innovative with this digital instrument, which represents actual added worth for Mediawan and our content material.”
Accessible from a browser, Metawan permits patrons to teleport from the welcome web page to 5 separate rooms, every equivalent to totally different genres within the Mediawan catalog. Every room has a definite coloration scheme, and contains a display exhibiting an excerpt from the applications offered.
The immersive expertise additionally lets patrons contact base straight with the gross sales groups, ushering in a brand new approach of doing enterprise on the daybreak of a digital period for the market.
“Metawan is an immersive and informational platform,” says Edouard Benadava, chief digital officer at Mediawan. “With this modern B2B advertising and marketing instrument, Mediawan is taking its first steps into Web3, permitting patrons everywhere in the world to find our content material in a enjoyable new approach. With Metawan, our mission is to carry new consumer experiences to wider audiences, in addition to to adapt them to our enterprise.”
Beneath, see Mediawan‘s upcoming slate of documentary, drama, unscripted and animated content material:
“The Golden Hour” (NL Movie)
The primary hour after a terrorist assault is essential—it’s the hour when panic and concern are overwhelming, and the hazard of a second assault is the best. This essential hour of life or demise varieties the idea of the brand new, thrilling thriller collection “The Golden Hour.” One night, Mardik, a pushed detective of Afghan origin, receives a disturbing textual content message revealing that his childhood pal Faysal has come to the Netherlands. When a terrorist assault is carried out the following day, Mardik instantly suspects Faysal and goes to research, with drastic penalties.
“Stranded” (Rai Fiction/Eliseo Leisure)
Christmas Eve. An enormous avalanche has engulfed Italy’s Vanoi valley, stopping rescue by way of the one mountain go main into the world. Fully remoted, with all electrical energy blown out and communications disrupted, company staying at a small, unique ski resort are abruptly reduce off from the world. What ought to have been a pleasing trip turns right into a nightmare of confinement in a film stuffed with characters with secrets and techniques to cover, witnesses in a safety program, shifty authorities and workers ready to do something.
“Darknet Shores” (White Lion Movies/Mediawan)
Ben and Florian, two younger players, streamers, and hackers residing in a small coastal village, cut up their time between thankless jobs and a way more thrilling double life on the internet and darknet. Within the Parisian suburbs, Alkan, an easygoing Albanian gangster, is ordered by his boss to remove a rival clan chief. However the truth is that he has been faking it for years and is incapable of killing a single soul. He secretly calls upon a contract killing service on the darknet. Little does he know who’s behind the mysterious Vrasesin web site…
“That Soiled Black Bag” (Palomar/Mediawan)
This story, which unfolds over the course of eight lengthy days, follows an encounter and conflict between two males: McCoy, an apparently incorruptible sheriff with a darkish previous, and Pink Invoice, a unclean, taciturn bounty killer with a want for vengeance that can not be fulfilled.
“Euforia” is a expertise present that includes 16 singers, every of whom will carry out solo and as backing vocalists for the opposite contestants’ songs. They’ll embark on a contest during which they vie to grow to be the most effective within the enterprise.
In 1991, a peaceable tribe gathered in northern Finland to participate in an excessive ecological and scientific experiment: establishing a camp simply south of the Arctic Circle. Impressed by the practices of Indigenous Individuals, they reside collectively beneath teepees, apply veganism and purpose to reinvent a pure tribal lifestyle in an industrial world that’s more and more being polluted. They’re guided by Norman William, a Meétis man from Quebec, who informs them on the right way to reside as coherently as potential with Gaia, Mom Nature.
“Odyssey: Behind the Fable” (Kepach)
Who was Homer, and what’s the that means of “The Odyssey”? On this documentary, we comply with within the footsteps of Ulysses — a hero as related immediately as he was almost 3,000 years in the past — on a journey throughout a few of the most fascinating landscapes and seascapes of the Mediterranean area.
“Barnz Children” (La Station/Mediawan)
Surrounded by fields, close to an enormous forest and a stunning stream the place roaches wriggle and frogs croak, is the village of Bellefontaine. Right here reside 4 mates with limitless creativeness who fill their days with thrilling adventures.
“Miraculous — Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir” (Technique Animation/ZAG/Mediawan)
Marinette and Adrien are shut mates in the course of the day and unknown teammates within the night time, after they remodel into superheroes: Ladybug and Chat Noir. Their mission: Seize evil creatures led by Butterfly and save Paris. Marinette will all the time must juggle her two identities along with her objectives: to win Adrien’s coronary heart at college and to cease villains within the night time.
“The Little Prince and Associates” (Technique Animation/Mediawan)
The Little Prince units off onboard Asteroship B612 together with two youngsters from our world, Charlotte and Elijah. Collectively, they uncover the universe and its inhabitants and go on wonderful adventures.
To entry Metawan and be taught extra, go to right here. Take a look at the official trailer above.