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Peace Point inks MENA deal, unveils MIPCOM slate

The Canadian producer/distributor has expanded the reach of its catalog to the Middle East and North Africa through a deal with the Tanweer Group and unveiled the factual and lifestyle programming it will bring to this year's MIPCOM. (Pictured: Keasha's Perfect Dress.)
September 24, 2012

Toronto’s Peace Point has struck a distribution deal with theatrical and television distributor Tanweer Group and announced the slate of factual and lifestyle programming it will bring to MIPCOM next month.

Through the deal with Tanweer, international distribution arm Peace Point Rights has expanded the reach of its catalog to viewers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). “We are delighted to be working with Tanweer, who are respected specialists in MENA and look forward to expanding the reach of our catalog into this important territory,” president and CEO Les Tomlin said in a statement.

Production arm Peace Point Entertainment, meanwhile, will present five new factual/lifestyle titles at this year’s MIPCOM in addition to returning series.

The titles are Say Yes To The Dress spin-off Keasha’s Perfect Dress (14 x 30 minutes) (pictured), the pilot for home makeover show Colin & Justin’s Street Swap (1 x 30 minutes), reality series The Bulloch Family Ranch (7 x 60 minutes), the pilot for the salesperson competition series Best Sellers (1 x 30 minutes), fitness series Body Fuel (13 x 30 minutes) and returning cooking show Bake with Anna Olson (40 x 30 minutes).

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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