Toronto-based producer/distributor Tricon Films & Television has announced a number of factual and doc sales into the international market, as well as sales and acquisitions in these genres, drama and lifestyle. Factual/doc sales include a deal with ABC Australia for Edge Codes, a feature-length doc about the art of film editing, as well as sales of cooking shows Restaurant Makeover Season 7 and Fresh With Anna Olson to Asian Food Network, with the latter also being picked up by Digiturk. Also, Casa Club TV in Latin America has taken the 10×30 minute travel-oriented series Living the Life. Additions to Tricon’s third-party distribution roster include the documentaries Blinders (examining the horse-drawn carriage industry in New York City), The Story of Furious Pete (which tells the tale of a former anorexic who now participates in eating challenges), Everything’s Coming My Way (the story of 87-year-old musician Gordon Thomas), the 13×30 minute series Playing the Odds and music magazine series Arbor Live.
- RS West ’18