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Earth Touch scores five pre-sales to NGCI

Projects from the wildlife producer/distributor pre-sold to National Geographic Channels International include Hippos After Dark (pictured) and I, Crocodile.
March 20, 2015

Wildlife producer/distributor Earth Touch has pre-sold five projects to National Geographic Channels International.

The programs are to air on Nat Geo Wild internationally. They include Tiger on the Run (1x 50 minutes), which follows the story of a young male tiger searching for sanctuary in an Indian national park; Electric Amazon (1x 50 minutes), which looks at the “freak show of fish life” that has developed in the Amazon basin; I, Crocodile (1x 50 minutes) which examines crocodile behavior through detailed study of a croc cadaver; Creative Killers (3 x 60 minutes), which looks at predator behavior; and Hippos After Dark (pictured; 1 x 50 minutes), which studies the nocturnal activities of hippos in Zambia.

“We are pleased to have a solid global partner in Nat Geo Wild and their unswerving support is hugely valuable to us,” said Chris Fletcher, director of sales and programming at Earth Touch, in a statement.

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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