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Federation Studios strengthens its YA lineup with WE ARE LEGEND, currently #2 on PRIME VIDEO ITALIA Exclusive screening during Content London

A 12 x 52’ fantastic drama series produced by Fabula Pictures (Nicola de Angelis) for RAI and Prime Video

Screening on Nov 29th, 1pm GMT (London) – Kings Place Hall 4

Federation Studios will unveil its new YA (Young Adult) fantastic drama series WE ARE LEGEND at Content London. The 12 X 52’ show is produced by Italian production company Fabula Pictures (part of Federation Studios), already known for its YA hit series BABY (3 seasons on NETFLIX) – in collaboration with Rai Fiction and Prime Video.

An exclusive screening during Content London is scheduled for November 29th, at 1pm GMT (London) – Kings Place Hall 4.

WE ARE LEGEND delivers an artful blend of action, dramatic intensity, fantasy and humor, bringing a breath of fresh air to the coming-of-age fiction genre. The series follows a group of teenagers as they navigate the sea of challenges that comes with entering adulthood. Their journey is further complicated by budding supernatural powers which they must learn to control, and wield, to fend off antagonists.

Acquiring WE ARE LEGEND strengthens Federation’s already extensive YA catalog.

This catalog already includes two series from Norwegian producer Einar Film Drama: KIDS IN CRIME (8×26’), a double winner at the 2023 Gullruten Awards, and DELETE ME (13×26’), which already boasts two seasons on Viaplay. Federation also handles international sales for the Italian series SHAKE, produced by Lucky Red for RAI, the Belgian series HATE TO LOVE YOU, produced by Shelter, and the Israeli series THE LESSON, awarded Best Series and Best Performance at Canneseries 2022.

Federation’s YA portfolio also includes several series produced by group subsidiaries: ENDLESS NIGHT, a 6×45’ fantastic thriller produced by Federation, Empreinte Digitale and Versus Proximus for NETFLIX, in addition to WE ARE LEGEND and NETFLIX sensation series BABY, produced by Fabula Pictures.

The Young Adult genre already holds a significant position in Federation’s international sales portfolio, with numerous deals already closed:

DELETE ME has been sold worldwide, securing deals in Belgium (BE TV for S1 and S2, and Streamz for S1), France (Canal+ S1 and S2), Spain (Disney S1 and S2), Latin America (HBO Max S1 and S2), Switzerland (RTS for S1) and Israel (Hot TV for S1), and with Viaplay (S1) in the United States, Europe, Germany, Belgium, the UK, Poland and the Baltics.

THE LESSON has found audiences in the United States (KCET, Chai Flicks), Australia (SBS), Spain (Film in), Portugal (RTP), Greece (ERT), the countries of ex-Yugoslavia (Finch Media) and Estonia (ERR).

KIDS IN CRIME has already been sold to Spain (Film in), Estonia (ERR) and Finland (YLE), two countries which have also already purchased SHAKE.

The rights to HATE TO LOVE YOU have been secured in Belgium (Be TV, Idipper), Spain (EITB), Switzerland (RTS) and Estonia (ERR).

As for BABY (NETFLIX original series), Free TV rights are now available.  

Federation Press Contacts:

Valérie Tailland +33 (0)6 82 57 06 09/ valerie.tailland@fedent.com

Cynthia Torosjan / cynthia.torosjan@fedent.com

About Federation Studios:

Led by Pascal Breton, CEO, and Lionel Uzan, MD, Federation Studios (previously Federation Entertainment) heralds a new breed of independent European studios, focusing on the creation, production, financing and distribution of high-quality original productions for the global marketplace. Federation Studios works with the best worldwide talents and partners in the industry to create a strong distribution portfolio as well as an array of premium international productions. Only ten years after its creation, the production and distribution studio is based in Paris, Los Angeles, Rome, Madrid, London, Berlin, Cologne and Tel-Aviv, with companies Robin & Co, Bonne Pioche, Cottonwood Media, Cheyenne Federation, Mercer Productions, Empreinte Digitale, Picture Perfect Federation, Animal Federation, Fabula Pictures, Federation Spain, Glisk, Federation Stories, Vertigo Films, Drama Team, Lapinxa Production… The group boasts 250 full time employees, a number which continues to grow monthly.

Active in the drama, kids & family and documentary, Federation works with all platforms and major broadcasters in the market. Its rich portfolio includes major award-winning and international successes such as the cult spy series The Bureau (5 seasons), recently released hit series Bardot, the Netflix original hit series Baby (3 seasons), the premium live action hit for teens Find Me In Paris (3 seasons), In Treatment, the adaptation of cult format BeTipul by Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache, Around the World in 80 Days starring David Tennant, as well as Nadia nominated for the Int. Emmy Awards, to name a few.

Frequently awarded for its renowned productions, Federation won Best International Series Award at Canneseries three times in a row for Partisan (2020), Mister 8 (2021) and The Lesson (2022) among many other international awards.

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