Fremantle has acquired a majority stake in Silvio Productions, the Israeli production company behind hit documentary series such asthe Emmy-nominated Shadow of Truth and Showtime’s Buried.


Silvio Productions, formerly known as EGG Films, was founded byaward-winning Israeli filmmakers Yotam Guendelman and Mika Timor.


The acquisition of Silvio Productions underscores his Fremantle commitment to premium growing his documentary industry presence and investing in talented production companies.


The deal was spearheaded by Andrea Scrosati, group COO and continental Europe CEO of Fremantle, and Guy Hameiri, co-founder of Abot Hameiri, the Fremantle-owned Israeli banner behind Netflix’s hit drama series “Shtisel” and local adaptations of “Got Talent”, “Survivor” and “The X Factor”.