Keshet International (KI) has sold its critically acclaimed, award-winning drama False Flag (8 x 45’) to French premium pay-TV channel, Canal+. The sale, brokered by KI Sales Director Nelly Feld, comes ahead of the series launch on Keshet Broadcasting later this year and the show’s official international launch at MIPCOM 2015. The deal sees StudioCanal acquiring exclusive rights to the series in France including TV, home entertainment and on-demand.

Diane Reynald, Head of Acquisitions TV Programming Canal+, says, “We are very happy to be adding False Flag to our line-up of foreign drama. Canal+ subscribers are eager to discover series from all around the world and especially from Israel as it is renowned for its productions”.

 The gripping espionage thriller, which sees five ordinary citizens implicated in a high profile kidnapping, has been much talked about internationally. This is resulted by its world premiere as part of a special selection at Berlinale 2015 and its award of the Grand Prize at Series Mania 2015 (The Public Prize) jointly with HBO’s Olive Kitteridge.