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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.

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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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