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Zodiak France forms partnership with TF1 former SVP Drama, Karine Evrard


09/10/2013

Zodiak France (Zodiak Media's French division comprising production companies Marathon, Marathon Media, Tele Images , GTV, ALP, KM and Mona Lisa) announced today a partnership with TF1 former SVP Drama, Karine Evrard and her newly created production company, Blush Film.

This deal illustrates Zodiak France's commitment to strengthen its position in the fiction genre, where Marathon, Tele Images and GTV, run by Philippe Alessandri since February 2013, have built a strong track record of prime time and day time drama hits.

Under the arrangement, Blush Film will exclusively develop its drama projects with Zodiak France as of today. Karine Evrard will focus on creating new scripted shows, some of them to be co-produced with other drama producers within the group. Karine Evrard is currently developing with Marathon's Yann Chassard (Summer Camp, TF1) 4 different 52' series concepts in the comedy, dramedy and cop drama genres.

After two years at CSM Productions (Expand Images), Karine Evrard joined TF1 in 1994 as head of development kids. In 2008, she joined the drama team as programming manager, then in 2011 as SVP Drama. Karine Evrard left TF1 in October 2012 to create her own company, Blush Film.