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Earth Touch sells natural history overseas

The South Africa-based producer and distributor has sold its slate of blue chip natural history programs to networks in South America, Asia and Russia. (Pictured: Boteti - the Returning River)
February 26, 2013

South Africa-based Earth Touch has secured deals with networks in South America, Asia and Russia for its slate of blue chip natural history programs.

The wildlife and factual producer/distributor has inked a six-title deal with Brazilian cable and satellite service Globosat for Deep Blue Dive, Diving with Crocodiles, Dolphins – Beauty before Brains?, Pride in Battle, Lost Lagoon and Cheetah – The Price of Speed.

Discovery Channel in Asia-Pacific and India picked up Boteti – the Returning River (pictured above), Gannets – the Wrong Side of the Run, Diving With Crocodiles and Underwater Okavango, while KBS Korea acquired Africa’s Deadliest, Underwater Okavango, Predator Coast and A Dog’s Life.

In Russia, TV Kultura bought Lost Lagoon and Gannets – the Wrong Side of the Run, while Studio 7 picked up seven titles, including Diving with Crocodiles, Trouble in Lemurland and Dolphins – Beauty before Brains?

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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