In April 2013, Red Arrow International and Sync Media sealed a formats representation and co-production deal. Sync Media will exclusively represent and produce Red Arrow International’s formats in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
Sync Media is a multi-platform content creation company based in Dubai, UAE, and managed by a senior team of broadcast industry professionals who have an in-depth understanding of the Middle East markets and extensive relationships with advertisers, broadcasters and content owners. Sync Media creates content for brands, extends the reach of international formats into the MENA region for content owners, and produces high quality programming for broadcasters. Sync Media is headed by top-tier media executive Karim Sarkis, A-list producer and production manager, May Nassour and operations and technology expert, Sarkis Semaan.
In October 2013, Red Arrow International and STV Productions signed a multi-year deal, incorporating co-investment, co-development and worldwide distribution. This strategic international partnership will enable the companies to develop brand new formats for UK and international market. Additionally, from January 2014, RAI will also become STV Productions´ worldwide distributors for completed programmes and formats, outside the UK.
STV Productions is one of the UK´s leading content businesses, with ambitious plans for growth and expansion in the UK and overseas. The company has a record of success across a range of genres including the Feature Documentary film Fire in the Night for BBC Scotland and the entertainment shows Catchphrase and Fake Reaction for ITV1 and ITV2. STV Productions also works in partnership with US production company, Kinetic Content, licensing original formats in their respective companies and developing new formats, such as the Perez Hilton Super Fan entertainment series for ITV2.
In April 2015, the Red Arrow Entertainment Group joined forces with The Imaginarium Studios. The new joint initiative will focus on the development of high-end scripted TV drama for the international market.
The Imaginarium Studios is Europe’s leading Performance Capture studio and production company, combining the latest technology with the highest standards of execution to create the ultimate next-generation storytelling capability in film, television, video games and digital applications. Established in 2011 by actor/director Andy Serkis and producer Jonathan Cavendish, The Imaginarium Studios’ central London studio base acts as a magnet to the international film community, as well as providing a development and production base for writers and filmmakers from all over the world.
In October 2015, Red Arrow Entertainment Group and Japanese commercial broadcaster Nippon TV have announced a new co-development partnership. The deal will enable Nippon TV and Red Arrow to work closely together to develop brand new entertainment and reality formats for the international market.
Nippon Television Network Corporation (Nippon TV) is Japan's number one rated broadcaster, having won the Triple Crown title for the entire year of 2014 and the first nine months of 2015 by topping the charts in the All Day, Prime Time, and Golden Time categories. Since becoming Japan's first commercial broadcaster in August 1953, Nippon TV has come to be known as the country's finest producer and broadcaster of all genres of programs ranging from news, documentaries, sports, dramas, entertainment shows to animation. One of the biggest successes for Nippon TV is its format Dragons' Den. To date, the format has been sold in over 26 countries and regions. Nippon TV also has a wide variety of group companies that deal with movies, animation, events, TV shopping, and merchandising.