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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
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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