United Docs, international distributor for German TV documentaries, reports success at both DISCOP and Sunny Side of the Doc markets, with sales of its historical documentaries to broadcasters. The doc series heading to the most territories was the five-part HD Pioneers Turned Millionaires(5×52′), which was sold to Australia, New Zealand, China, USA, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Italy and France. The Czech Republic bought 10 hours of programming, which included The 1990s: Reunification of a Nation (2 x 52′), while Russia licensed seven hours of historical documentaries. Croatia picked up a total of 27 hours of programming – including nine episodes of mare TV. Some of the titles that were bought include the current affairs documentary Golden Age? The Duplicitous Gold Trade (45′), American Germany (45′) and To Russia with Jazz (45′/90′).
- TIFF ’17