Electus Int’l sells into Asia Pacific

Electus International has sold over 150 hours of finished tape content into Asia Pacific, including such series as King of the Nerds (pictured) and American Digger.
September 16, 2013

Electus International, the global distribution arm of content studio Electus, has sold over 150 hours of finished tape content to assorted broadcasters and platforms in Asia Pacific.

Among the titles are King of the Nerds (pictured), which sold to Australia’s Network Ten, New Zealand’s TVNZ and Turner in Asia; American Digger, which sold to Discovery in Asia; The Hero, which sold to Australia’s Fox8, TVNZ in New Zealand and AXN in Asia; Meat Eater, which was snapped up by Discovery in India; and competition series 72 Hours, taken by TVNZ in New Zealand, AXN in Asia and Discovery in India.

Other titles sold into the region include 3, which was taken by ABS-CBN in The Philippines; and feature-length doc Sunset Strip, and series Alien Files, both taken by True Visions in Thailand.

“We are thrilled to bring an eclectic programming portfolio to our clients and to be working with an incredible group of broadcasters throughout the region,” said Cyrus Farrokh, recently upped to vice president of distribution at Electus International, after being appointed executive director of international distribution and production in May 2012.

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.