Electric Sky sells “Captive” doc in Europe, NZ

The UK-based distributor has sold Captive: The Sex Slave Girl (pictured), a doc about a Pittsburgh woman that was kidnapped and imprisoned for 10 years, to assorted international broadcasters.
November 28, 2012

UK-based distributor Electric Sky has inked several broadcast deals in Europe and New Zealand for the documentary, Captive: The Sex Slave Girl (1 x 52-minutes).

Produced by London’s Bearkatt Productions, the film profiles Tanya Kach, a Pittsburgh woman who was kidnapped at age 14 and spent a decade imprisoned in the home of a security guard at the high school she attended.

Electric Sky has thus far sold the film to TV Norge in Norway, TV4 Fakta for Sweden & Finland, TV2 in Denmark, Prime in New Zealand, RTL in the Netherlands and S.H. Channel 8 in Israel. It will premiere on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom on November 29.

“Captive: The Sex Slave Girl is a fantastic documentary; we are really pleased by the performance so far, but expect many more sales over the coming weeks,” Electric Sky’s commercial director Karen Young said in a statement.

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