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United Docs reports Central Europe sales

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.
July 12, 2010

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′).

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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