Zodiak Rights sells “Gypsy Girls” to Belgium

The distributor has sold 80 hours of programming to Belgian broadcaster VMMa, including the My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding spin-off Thelma's Gypsy Girls (pictured).
February 15, 2013

Distributor Zodiak Rights has sold 80 hours of programming to Belgian broadcaster VMMa, to air on its network of five TV stations.

The deal includes third-party factual series such as Blast! Films’ 999: What’s Your Emergency, Special Edition Films’ Britain’s Strangest Pets (four x 60-minutes), season four of Twofour’s The Hotel Inspector (13 x 60-minutes), Firecracker Film’s My Big Fat Gypsy Weddings spin-off Thelma’s Gypsy Girls (pictured above, six x 60-minutes) and BBC3′s Unsafe Sex in the City (four x 60-minutes).

VMMa also bought titles from the distributor’s parent company, Zodiak Media, such as season three of Zodiak Nederland’s Trinny & Susannah’s Makeover Mission (eight x 60-minutes), IWC Media’s Big Body Squad (six x 60-minutes) and season one and two of Maverick TV/Zodiak Nederland’s Embarrassing Bodies (eight x 60-minutes).

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.