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Breakthrough Entertainment sells into Middle East

Toronto-based Breakthrough Entertainment is reporting over 200 hours of licensing deals for its documentary, lifestyle and factual programming.
April 14, 2011

Toronto-based Breakthrough Entertainment is reporting over 200 hours of licensing deals for its children’s, documentary, lifestyle and factual ¬†programming.

The distribution company’s MIPTV sales include documentary and factual series Future Revealed, Ghost Cases and Science of the Senses picked up by IRIB in Iran; lifestyle series David Rocco’s Dolce Vita to AB Droit in Turkey and factual series The Re-Inventors selling to TRT in Turkey.

“We are delighted to forge significant associations with the region’s most prestigious broadcasters,” said Nat Abraham, VP, distribution.¬† “We look forward to a successful launch of our high-profile animated series and documentary programming across the Middle East, Turkey and Israel.”

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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