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Electric Sky sells “Glamour Puds,” “Guilty Pleasures”

UK-based distributor Electric Sky has sold a raft of programming to European and Australasian broadcasters, including The Battle for Haiti (pictured).
July 14, 2011

UK-based distributor Electric Sky has sold a raft of programming to European and Australasian broadcasters, including The Battle for Haiti (pictured).

France’s Planete Thalassa picked up the 1 x 48-minute series from Quicksilver Media for Channel 4, one of realscreen‘s MIPTV Picks, as well as Customs series three (12 x 23′) by Favourite Films for Nine Network in Australia.

A package of titles was picked up by Australia’s SBS including James Rhodes: Piano Man (7 x 28 minutes) by Fresh One Productions for Sky Arts, Looking for Lowry (1 x 60 minutes) by Foxtrot Films for ITV, and Guilty Pleasures (1 x 86 minutes) by Bungalow Town Production for Channel 4. In New Zealand, The Living Channel has acquired Dream Lives for Sale (8 x 44 minutes) by Freeform Productions for Sky1.

In Spain, Multicanal Iberia SLU has picked up wildlife titles Klin Wara: Ultimate Papua New Guinea (1 x 52 minutes) by Shark Bay Films and Wild Events (7 x 23 minutes) by Steel Spyda Productions for FIVE. Also in Spain, Television Catalunya has acquired My Cypriot Kitchen (10 x 22 minutes) by Isis Media for Discovery UK.

Ukraine’s Trevano Pictures (Inter TV Channel) has picked up the first series of Glamour Puds (10 x 23 minutes), following French master patissier Eric Lanlard as he shares his tricks of the trade, while series two of Glamour Puds (10 x 23 minutes) has been licensed to Fox in Italy and both series have also been picked up by Fox in India this month.   The series is produced by The Last Word Productions for Channel 4.

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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