Film Factory to Handle International Sales for Canal + Spain and Mod Producciones' 'Crematorium'
Film Factory’s Vicente Canales will present the series, based on National Critics Award-winner Rafael Chirbis’ novel at Mip TV.
MADRID -- Canal + Spain and Mod Producciones announced Tuesday that Film Factory Entertainment will handle international sales for Crematorium, the pay channels' first fiction series produced in Spain. Film Factory’s Vicente Canales will present the series at Mip TV.
Directed by Jorge Sanchez-Cabezudo, the eight 52-minute episodes are based on National Critics Award-winner Rafael Chirbis’ novel of the same name.
The series follows a family that has amassed a great fortune over the course of a few generations and focuses on a man who leaves the agricultural business behind to focus on creating a business network that turns him into the wealthiest and most powerful man in town.
Canal + aired the first episode March 7 to critical acclaim that compared the series’ quality and range to an HBO production.