Zig Zag, DRG decide development, distie deal Details Joseph O'Halloran | 28 September 2019 UK independent content production company Zig Zag Productions and 360-degree content business DRG have closed a development and distribution deal. The two-year content agreement will Zig Zag develop an original slate of unscripted content and formats for which DRG will have the option to co-develop and distribute. It will see DRG acquire global distribution rights Zig Zag’s 1 x 60’ documentary film Killing Michael Jackson which explores the circumstances around the death and aftermath of global pop icon Michael Jackson. This film will now become part of DRG’s launch slate at MIPCOM. “We’ve long admired DRG as a fast-moving innovative business who embraces our own entrepreneurial spirit,” said Danny Fenton, chief executive officer, Zig Zag Productions. “Zig Zag’s creative sensibilities and DRG’s catalogue are a great fit and we’re thrilled to be collaborating with them in the development and international distribution of new factual productions and formats.” “Danny and the team at Zig Zag Productions have a real talent for producing creative, bold and headline-grabbing programming,” added Mette Kanne-Behrendsen, SVP acquisitions at DRG. “We are excited to have established this new relationship with them and look forward to bringing our full support and international expertise so that we can deliver a fantastic raft of new content to the market, and benefit both our businesses.”