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David Attenborough titles head to Europe, Australia

Atlantic Productions has sold several series, including David Attenborough's Rise of the Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates (pictured), to networks and distributors across Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
October 30, 2014

UK-based factual producer Atlantic Productions has sold several series, including David Attenborough’s Rise of the Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates (pictured), to networks and distributors across Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

I Prima Czech TV and SVT Sweden have picked up Rise of Animals (two x 60 minutes) and Timescanners (six x 60 minutes), which aired in the UK on National Geographic Channel and PBS in the U.S.

In Italy, RAI acquired Rise of the Animals, and Hannibal of the Alps: Revealed, while Sky Italia acquired David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive! and Conquest of the Skies 3D for its 3D channel. Italian home entertainment distributor Cinehollywood picked up the doc feature Penguin King (one x 70 minutes), First Life with David Attenborough (two x 60 minutes) and Rise of Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates.

France TV also acquired Rise of Animals and Penguin King, as well as the Sky 3D-produced natural history film Flying Monsters with David Attenborough. Meanwhile, the Netherlands’ TDM picked up Kingdom of Plants (three x 60 minutes) and Galapagos (three x 60 minutes) to distribute on video in 2D, 3D and digital formats.

Canada’s Télé-Québec acquired Timescanners and in Australia, ABC picked up David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies and Flying Monsters. Lastly, TVNZ will bring Conquest of the Skies and Natural History Museum Alive! to New Zealand.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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