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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
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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