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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
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.

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