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FremantleMedia forms partnership with Australia Zoo and Steve Irwin’s family

A new partnership has formed in an effort to carry on 'Crocodile Hunter' Steve Irwin's legacy and educate about wildlife. FremantleMedia have partnered with Australia Zoo and Terri, Bindi and Robert Irwin on new TV projects, distribution, home entertainment, consumer products, live events and digital platforms.
June 9, 2010

A new partnership has formed in an effort to carry on ‘The Crocodile Hunter’ Steve Irwin’s legacy and educate about wildlife. FremantleMedia have partnered with Australia Zoo and Terri, Bindi and Robert Irwin on new TV projects, distribution, home entertainment, consumer products, live events and digital platforms. As part of the deal, FremantleMedia has been appointed as the international multi-platform entertainment partner.

Existing brands Australia Zoo, Crocodile Hunter, Bindi the Jungle Girl, Wildlife Warriors, and The Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve have been part of initial discussions. The deal respects the rights of the current partners and provides a platform for future development of the brands globally.

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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