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Beyond doc titles make moves into Scandinavia and Central Europe

Several 1x60 minute documentary program titles from Sydney-based Beyond Distribution are making their way into Scandinavia, Central Europe and, well, beyond following a series of deals wrapped up at MIPCOM. Lost Adventures of Childhood (a realscreen MIPCOM Pick) has been sold to Planete Poland, Spektrum Hungary, Ceska Programova Spolecnost Czech Republic and Slovakia, Yes/DBS Israel and YLE Teema Finland. The 200kg Kid, which tells the story of an obese 15-year-old having undergoing lap band surgery, has been snapped up by Yes/DSB Israel as well as TV3 Denmark. And How To Divorce & Not Wreck the Kids will soon be seen on Planete Poland and Israel Educational Television.
October 26, 2009

Several 1×60 minute documentary program titles from Sydney-based Beyond Distribution are making their way into Scandinavia, Central Europe and, well, beyond following a series of deals wrapped up at MIPCOM. Lost Adventures of Childhood (a realscreen MIPCOM Pick) has been sold to Planete Poland, Spektrum Hungary, Ceska Programova Spolecnost Czech Republic and Slovakia, Yes/DBS Israel and YLE Teema Finland. The 200kg Kid, which tells the story of an obese 15-year-old having undergoing lap band surgery, has been snapped up by Yes/DSB Israel as well as TV3 Denmark. And How To Divorce & Not Wreck the Kids will soon be seen on Planete Poland and Israel Educational Television.

About The Author
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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