The AB Group is composed of:
- ABSAT: RTL9 + AB1 + the cinema channels ACTION + CINEBOX, plus around 10 thematic channels
- ABDA: agency in charge of acquisitions and contracts
- AB International: distributes the catalogue of rights for France and abroad
The group benefits from an exclusive agreement with the Agence du Court Métrage, which is their sole distributor of short films.
Criteria for short film acquisition:
- Maximum runtime: 15'
- Genres: All
- Version: French version only; unlimited number of broadcasts
- Distribution territories: French-speaking Europe, French-speaking Africa
- Distribution platforms: Cable TV, Satellite
- Presence at festivals & markets: Mip TV, Mipcom, EFM, Marché du Film, FIPA
- Acquisition of French short films per year: 10 to 15