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Looking Glass ships “Ice Pilots,” “Trend Makers”

Australian distributor Looking Glass International has secured deals with broadcasters in Australasia, the U.S. and South America for titles including Ice Pilots (pictured) and Trend Makers.
February 23, 2012

Australian distributor Looking Glass International has secured deals with broadcasters in Australasia, the U.S. and South America for titles including Ice Pilots (pictured) and Trend Makers.

Omni Films’ Ice Pilots (13 x 60-minutes) has been sold to Australian free-to-air network 7mate, while Thailand-based Truevision has acquired Oak3 Films’ HD series Trend Makers (4 x 30-minutes) and Grainger Television’s Travel Oz (28 x 30-minutes).

Elsewhere, National Geographic has picked up Asian rights for Travel Oz, to be broadcast on Nat Geo Adventure. Springboard Media in Vietnam, meanwhile, also acquired the show, along with Travel Wild (16 x 30-minutes), which is produced by Below H20 Productions.

Also concluded are deals in the U.S. and South America, with Filmmakers Library in the U.S. acquiring When Castro Seized the Hilton (1 x 60-minutes), which is produced by Frameline Films in association with NRK; and A Quiet Revolution (1 x 60-minutes), which is produced by Moving Bits.

Educational broadcaster Universep in Brazil also acquired A Quiet Revolution, while Landmark Media in the U.S. took Trend Makers.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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