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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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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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