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Electric Sky sends “First Computer” to CEE

The UK distributor has secured a raft of deals in Central and Eastern Europe for programs including The World's First Computer: Decoding the Antilkythera (pictured), Bull Proof 3D and Game Changer: London 2012.
June 14, 2012

British distributor Electric Sky has secured a raft of broadcast deals in Central and Eastern Europe.

In Russia, terrestrial channel Kultura Channel picked up Images First Productions’ BBC4 documentary The World’s First Computer: Decoding the Antilkythera (1 x 53-minutes) as well as the ballets produced by Royal Opera House Productions, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1 x 50-minutes) and Les Patineurs (1 x 24-minutes).

Kukhnya TV bought season one of cooking show Baking Mad (10 x 23-minutes), produced by Infinite Media for the UK’s Channel 4, and My Greek Kitchen, produced by Isis Media Productions for Discovery UK.

In Estonia, Kanal 2 picked up Oblong Films’ Britain’s Youngest Undertaker (1 x 52-minutes), a special about a school girl that attempts to become the UK’s youngest female undertaker; and Back2Back Productions’ Call Girls (1 x 47-minutes), which is about phone sex.

In Turkey, Digiturk picked up several 3D titles, including Safari Africa 3D (1 x 90-minutes), Mush: The Great Sled Dog Race 3D (1 x 52-minutes), Bull Proof 3D (4 x 52-minutes), Jillian’s Travels 3D (1 x 52-minutes), Wildebeest 3D (1 x 52-minutes), The Secret Life of the Rainforest 3D (1 x 52-minutes), Coral Fish 3D (1 x 52-minutes), and Kitsch Fish 3D (1 x 52-minutes), as well as 2D titles such as seasons one and two of Baking Mad (30 x 26-minutes).

In Poland, Canal+ 3D bought the 3D titles The Secrets Life of The Rainforest 3D (1 x 52-minutes) and The Wildebeest Migration 3D (1 x 52-minutes). Planete+ picked up Poland: The Seahorseman HD (1 x 52-minutes), the history specials Ned’s Head HD (1 x 52-minutes), NATO’s Secret Armies (1 x 52-minutes) and Wellington Bomber (1 x 52-minutes); the science titles Decoding the Worlds first Computer HD (1 x 52-minutes) and Automatic Brain HD (2 x 52-minutes), and bull-riding entertainment series Bull Proof (4 x 52-minutes), which Wild Eyes & Digital Revolutions Studios produced for 3net.

Finally, HooTV (Sportska Televisjka) in Croatia and Estonian pubcaster Eesti Rahvusringhaaling picked up ITN Productions’ documentary special Game Changer: London 2012.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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