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Tricon has raft of global factual sales

Toronto-based producer and distributor Tricon Films & Television has sold a number of its factual programming to international distributors. Canal+ Poland picked up the historical doc Five Cent War and cookery show Fresh with Anna Olson], which was also sold to France's Cuisine TV. Also in France, docu-soap Building Family was picked up by Telemaison, while in Germany RTL2 has acquired the two-part surfing documentary Breakbound. Israel's Talit Communication bought the six-part series Resolutions and one-hour doc on divorce, Wednesday Nights alongside a deal for both seasons of Marriage Under Construction, which has also sold to Mega Media Singapore. Travel series Living the Life has been picked up by Vision Plus Entertainment in Thailand and feature-length documentary Edge Codes.
September 16, 2009

Toronto-based producer and distributor Tricon Films & Television has sold a number of its factual programming to international distributors. Canal+ Poland picked up the historical doc Five Cent War and cookery show Fresh with Anna Olson], which was also sold to France’s Cuisine TV. Also in France, docu-soap Building Family was picked up by Telemaison, while in Germany RTL2 has acquired the two-part surfing documentary Breakbound. Israel’s Talit Communication bought the six-part series Resolutions and one-hour doc on divorce, Wednesday Nights alongside a deal for both seasons of Marriage Under Construction, which has also sold to Mega Media Singapore. Travel series Living the Life has been picked up by Vision Plus Entertainment in Thailand as well as feature-length documentary Edge Codes.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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