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AETN International’s short-form content goes global

AETN International's short-form catalog has international media companies interested, with many licensing deals announced from MIPTV.
April 14, 2010

AETN International’s short-form catalog has international media companies interested, with many licensing deals announced from MIPTV. PopcornTV in Italy has licensed 100 Biography channel short-form pieces for its VOD service, including Celebrity Fact or Fiction, Soccer Stars and more. Israel’s Mobile 1 Cellular Communications has signed on for over 50 Biography clips. Chinese National Geography is in a trial partnership with AETN International to launch AETN content on China’s cellular mobile platform, with clips from Biography, BioBites and Need to Know. In Canada, Canwest has licensed short-form content for its broadband platforms to run in conjunction with the AETN International series and specials airing on Canwest’s linear channels. Lastly, History Germany will air short-form clips, including Beyond the Big Bang, How the Earth Was Made and Jurassic Fight Club, as on-air interstitials and on the channel’s website.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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