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DCD Rights sells “The Bionic Vet”

International distributor DCD Rights has announced a number of sales for its factual series, Bionic Vet, ahead of NATPE.
January 19, 2011

International distributor DCD Rights has announced a number of sales for its factual series, as well as drama, ahead of NATPE.  The Bionic Vet, a six-part half hour series from Wild Productions, has been licensed to Smithsonian Channel US, Foxtel Australia, TVNZ New Zealand, Danmarks Radio in Denmark and Yes DBS Israel. BBC Worldwide has also picked up the series to air on BBC Knowledge in the Nordic region, Asia, Poland and Africa.

The Bionic Vet tells the story of veterinarian Noel Fitzpatrick, who is pioneering revolutionary surgical techniques to save animals. One of his charges includes Oscar the cat (pictured), whose new prosthetic paws made him famous on the Internet.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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