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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.

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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