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New York-based Archive Photos will now be representing the Anne Frank photo collection internationally * National Geographic has secured its first home video and DVD distribution deal into Turkey, through a local company, AV Ltd * Roman distributor GA&A has formed...
November 1, 1999

New York-based Archive Photos will now be representing the Anne Frank photo collection internationally * National Geographic has secured its first home video and DVD distribution deal into Turkey, through a local company, AV Ltd * Roman distributor GA&A has formed a separate production company, dubbed GA&A Productions, in order to handle the production load the distributor was previously carrying * College Broadcast, a broadband entertainment company based in Venice, CA, has signed an 18-month distribution agreement with Toronto’s ChumCity International for internet programming aimed at the college-level demographic * Hot Shots/Cool Cuts of New York has acquired the Henry Strauss collection. The collection contains hundreds of hours of travel, industrial and lifestyle footage, filmed over 40 years in 60 countries * GNT, GloboSat’s doc and info channel, has announced a partnership with London-based Explore International which will see it inaugurate a National Geographic strip * The VSDA (Video Software Dealers Association), has decided to link its annual event to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, due to declining attendance * Animal Planet has inked a distribution deal for Taiwan with TV Time, and Australia with Optus Television * National Geographic has signed a three-year deal with Telewest in the U.K., adding about 100,000 digital viewers in the London area * London’s York Films has agreed to a distribution deal with Cinehollywood in Italy for a DVD release of a series called The Complete Cosmos * An independent panel has valued the Zapruder film of the Kennedy assassination at US$16 million.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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