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Hat Trick sells “Rainforest” series abroad

Indie distributor Hat Trick International has sold the series I Bought My Own Rainforest to broadcasters in Australia, Scandinavia and Central and Eastern Europe. (Pictured: presenter Charlie Hamilton James)
March 18, 2014

Indie distributor Hat Trick International has sold the 3 x 60-minute series I Bought My Own Rainforest to broadcasters in Australia, Scandinavia and Central and Eastern Europe. (Pictured: presenter Charlie Hamilton James)

The factual entertainment series, in which wildlife photographer and TV presenter Charlie Hamilton James uses his own money to save a section of Peru’s rainforest, has been picked up by SBS Australia and Viasat for Scandinavian and Central and Eastern Europe broadcast.

The series, produced by Keo Films, will soon air on the UK’s BBC2.

The distributor’s other productions from Keo Films, to be launched at MIPTV next month, include the 3 x 60-minute series Scandimania, the 90-minute doc The Whale Hunters, the 3 x 60-minute series Welcome to Rio, seasons two and three of River Cottage Australia and the 4 x 60-minute series British Gardens in Time.

 

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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