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Tricon sells docs and series to EMEA

Toronto-based Tricon Films & Television has sold a number of feature documentaries and series to broadcasters across EMEA, including Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (pictured).
March 29, 2011

Toronto-based Tricon Films & Television has sold a number of feature documentaries and series to broadcasters across EMEA.

Travel Channel EMEA & Asia has picked up travel adventure series Life’s A Trip (13 x 30 minutes), while VMMA ┬áBelgium has bought The Story of Furious Pete (1 x 60 minutes), the documentary on a man who went from anorexic to food eating contest champ.

Yes DBS Israel has picked up George Hickenlooper’s documentary on Mayor John Hickenlooper, Hick Town (8 x 30 minutes), while History Channel Spain has picked up feature length documentary on Canadian rock legends Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (pictured).

Lastly, Tricon’s series have appeal in Russia and Turkey, with pop-culture series Ad Persuasion (26 x 30 minutes) being picked up by Studio U7 Russia and food series Fresh with Anna Olson (26 x 30 minutes) and DIY building and renovation series House of Bryan (13 x 30 minutes) selling to Digiturk, Turkey.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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