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MIPTV ’13: Sky Vision sells two Attenborough series

The British producer/distributor has sold Galapagos and Kingdom of Plants, two series starring presenter Sir David Attenborough (pictured), to networks around the world.
April 10, 2013

British producer/distributor Sky Vision has sold two natural history programs starring Sir David Attenborough (pictured) to networks around the world.

The company secured pre-sales deals for Galapagos (four x 60-minutes), a series about the Galapagos Islands, with BBC Global Channels, Mediacorp, NRK, TVE Spain, SIC Portugal, Viasat in Eastern Europe and the Nordics, UR Sweden, TV Cultura Brazil, and TVB in Hong Kong.

Written and presented by Attenborough, it was the first project to be produced by Colossus Productions, the joint venture prodco formed by Sky and Atlantic earlier this summer.

Sky Vision also sold Kingdom of Plants (six x 60-minutes) to BBC Global Channels, Mediacorp, France 5, RTL Living Germany, Red Bull Media’s Servus TV (for German-speaking Europe), IBA Israel, TVE Spain, VRT Belgium, TVP Poland, Viasat Eastern Europe and Nordics and TV2 Norway.

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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