Managed by a dedicated team of highly experienced international rights and production professionals, Raydar Media is an independent financing, co-production and distribution specialist. The company works across all programming genres and is also adept in structuring a diversity of deals on behalf of it's clients. These cover production of high quality content, sales of completed programmes, executive and co-production services, format and consumer products sales.
Raydar adopts a bespoke approach to each client dependant on the nature of the work required, helping them structure a workable and realistic global rights strategy for their programming rights or brands.
Very few titles arrive on Raydar’s doorstep fully financed and commissioned. Raydar can offer to raise much needed development finance or on occasion to provide it, itself, to get a pitch “market ready”.
Whether helping to secure domestic UK commissions, international pre-sale or co-production finance or accessing gap and equity finance funds, Raydar is very well positioned to help Producers and IP owners create a workable finance plan for their show.
The team at Raydar Media have been part of the Independent Distribution sector for over 20 years and are able to create maximum value across diverse genres, rights and formats. Previous and current hits include pre-school Children’s series Fifi and the Flowertots (sold to over 200 countries and secured over 100 UK licensing deals) and Olive the Ostrich (sold to over 150 territories), Drama: established Footballers Wives as a global success story and secured new and repeat deals for hit crime series Taggart. Currently working with Agatha Christie Limited on an international re- versioning strategy. Factual: representing a slate of exciting new Documentaries from leading UK Factual Indies, Sundog Pictures and Alleycat TV, including the highly acclaimed BBC1/3 series, Reggie Yates: Extreme Series. Raydar have recently secured completion and equity finance for a slate of high profile documentaries
Raydar works with a variety of producers, directors, writers and other creatives eager to get their ideas on screen while maintaining control over their programmes. Offering full production services, Raydar's team works with broadcasters in the UK across various genres to create successful original content.