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Dogwoof pens sales for “Web Junkie,” “Case Against 8″

UK distributor Dogwoof has secured a number of international TV sales for docs including Web Junkie (pictured) and The Case Against 8 ahead of the approaching MIPDoc and MIPTV markets.
March 31, 2014

UK distributor Dogwoof has secured a number of TV sales for docs including Web Junkie (pictured) and The Case Against 8 ahead of the approaching MIPDoc and MIPTV markets.

Internet addiction doc Web Junkie has been sold to RAI (Italy), YLE (Finland), DR (Denmark), SVT (Sweden), VPRO (The Netherlands), VMMA (Belgium) and HBO Europe (Central Europe), while similarly themed Internet use doc InRealLife was sold to Prisa TV (Spain), HBO Netherlands, and DBS (Israel).

Sundance award-winner The Case Against 8, which looks at California’s ban on same-sex marriage, went to DR, SVT, YLE and DBS; while HBO’s Dangerous Acts, about Belorussian resistance movements, was sold to HBO Europe, HBO Netherlands, Prisa TV, DBS and DR.

Finally, Arte France bought the Greenland-set Village at the End of the World, while a doc called The Network, about Afghanistan’s biggest independent TV network, went to UR (Sweden), S.H. Channel 8 (Israel), DR, TVP (Poland), RTL (Germany) and Netflix UK.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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