British distributor Electric Sky has announced several new international deals. Channel 4 in the UK, Swiss-German broadcaster SF, DBS Israel, TV3 New Zealand, TV2 Denmark, MTV Oy Finland, RTL 2 Germany and TV4 Sweden have picked up 1 x 52-minute documentary special The World’s Tallest Man – Still Growing, produced by Wild Dream Films for TLC. TV Norge has picked up 30 x 30-minute observational series Customs (series 1 – 3), produced by Favourite Films for ITV West, Sky Real Lives and Nine Network Australia. KBS Korea has bought Wild Events, a 7 x 30-minute wildlife series from Steel Spyda Production for FIVE and in Spain, Iberian Program Services licensed the 1 x 60-minute underwater special Cuttlefish – The Brainy Bunch, a coproduction between Australian producer Kaufmann and WDR/Germany and ARTE.
The Travel Channel in the UK picked up Four Men & A Lady: Travelling with Kids, a 13 x 30-minute family travel series by Ollywood Production. In Switzerland, Radio Television Suisse picked up the 1 x 52-minute documentary Terror In Mumbai about the devastating 2008 terrorist attack on the Indian city. True Visions Plc, Thailand licensed Concrete Canvas, a 10-part series about pavement artist Julian Beever produced by Electric Sky for Gallery HD.
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