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Autentic to distribute PBS German-language catalog

Beta-Film joint venture Autentic has announced it will exclusively represent the PBS catalog within German speaking Europe.
April 12, 2010

Beta-Film joint venture Autentic has announced it will exclusively represent the PBS catalog within German speaking Europe. Autentic will be distributing the entire PBS catalog for Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland, announced in Cannes. The agreement gives Autentic several thousand hours of programming by PBS, including the science series ‘Nova’, ‘Frontline’ and the historical series ‘American Experience’. The distribution company acquires the Pay and Free TV rights as well as the DVD exploitation of the productions. Additionally, the company has acquired the international distribution rights for Red Bull Media House’s film and TV titles, which include documentaries in the travel and culinary arts genre and a two-part documentary on the Vienna Boys’ Choir.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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