Mumbai: Something Special, the Seoul-based International format agency founded by format specialists president & executive director Jin Woo Hwang and EVP & head of content InSoon Kim have announced that Germany’s MoveMe has optioned the exciting mystery-reality competition Still Alive, created and represented by Something Special. Territories in the deal include Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
MoveMe, based in Cologne and Berlin, is an independent TV production company managed by the award-winning producers Andrea Schönhuber-Majewski, Meikel Giersemehl, and Christine Vescio. The core competence of the company is developing and producing entertainment formats such as shiny floor studio shows and great comedy formats, high-class documentaries and entertaining reality program, fictional and non-fictional series, and films for all media outlets.
Still Alive is a reality game show format where ten contestants find clues and complete challenges in a mysterious mansion and must stay alive for 24 hours by not breaking the hidden rules, including a veiled “death rule” that causes immediate elimination. Contestants and viewers alike will be filled with apprehension solving the riddles and trying to stay alive. This show was created with Something Special by Korea’s top-tier creators, Miyeon KIM and Bora LEE.
Something Special head of production Haeseon Park stated: “We’re thrilled to have created such an interesting, mysterious format “Still Alive” and are so pleased that MoveMe, who’ve produced great television for German audiences, will produce this exciting new show. “Still Alive” is a unique competition and will keep viewers engaged in solving the clues right along with the contestants.”
MoveMe MD Meikel Giersemehl: “’Still Alive’ is a very unique reality show! It combines hilarious game elements with the story of the ‘Death House’ and its mysterious master. The celebrities taking part in this playful show dive into a world of funny, unknown rules – the perfect setting for a super fresh reality program. We are very much looking forward to bringing this vibrant format to German TV screens!”