Mumbai: Banijay Asia collaborates with Armoza Formats, part of ITV Studios, to bring the official adaptation of the award-winning Canadian mini-series ” Fear of heights ” to the Indian public.
The Canadian show, originally broadcast in French, deconstructs the alleged suicide of a young girl, Daphne Roussel. “Vertige” follows her as she miraculously wakes up from a three-month coma with no memory of the 24 hours before her alleged suicide attempt.
“Our audience is developing a vast appetite for exciting and engaging content, which makes it increasingly important to bring innovative and eye-catching titles to the screen,” said Deepak Dhar, CEO and Founder of Banijay Asia. the story takes you in the storm of chills the main character is extraordinary. Our audience loves strong narratives and solid characters, and Vertigo is a series that fits the description perfectly – it’s great to collaborate to create our own localized version of the Show.”
“We are excited to see more of our scripted titles being adapted in India thanks to our great partners in the Indian market,” said Salomé Peillon, Head of Sales at Armoza Formats. “Together with our partners at Banijay Asia, we look forward to bringing this thrilling drama series, ‘Vertige’, to Indian viewers who have shown a clear appetite for our scripted series.”
The six-episode thriller, originally produced by Pixcom, received several awards at the prestigious Prix Gémeaux in 2012 in categories such as ‘Best Direction’, ‘Best Writing’ and ‘Best Original Score’, to name a few. only a few. Originally directed by Patrice Sauvé, “Vertige” features a stunning cast with Fanny Mallette, Normand Daneau, Marilyn, Castonguay, Noémie Godin-Vigneau, Monique Spaziani and Germain Houde in pivotal roles.
Banijay Asia is behind hit shows such as “Call My Agent”, “Hostages”, “Survivor”, “The Voice”, “Into The Wild with Bear Grylls”, and “The Big Picture”.
Armoza Formats is one of the top creators and distributors in the international content market and is known for its popular formats, including the Prime Time Singing Contest. “The fourth” and entertainment show “I can do it!” hit game show “Still Standing” and award-winning scripted drama “Hostages” which recently aired two seasons in India.