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Blue Ant Int’l adds eight titles to factual catalog

The Toronto-based distributor has acquired eight factual and documentary titles, including supernatural recreation series Paranormal Survivor (pictured) and the doc series Dino Hunt.
March 25, 2015

Toronto-based distributor Blue Ant International has added eight factual and documentary titles to its catalog.

The factual programs are Paranormal Survivor (10 x 60 minutes, pictured), an Our House Media dramatic recreation series about people who have experienced supernatural encounters; Cabin Truckers (13 x 30 minutes), a Remedy Productions show about people who haul large cabins to remote locations; Reno My Reno (13 x 30 minutes) from Mountain Road Productions; and Wild Ride (16 x 30 minutes), a Nomadic Nation-produced series that follows 15 backpackers as they travel through Thailand in a three-wheeled tuk tuk vehicle.

Documentary additions to the Blue Ant catalog are Dino Hunt (four x 60 minutes), a paleontology program from Cream Productions; How We Got Gay (one x 42 minutes), a madHIVE Media-produced film on the influence of gay men and women on culture and politics; A Different Drummer: Celebrating Eccentricities (one x 60 minutes/one x 90 minutes), from Real to Reel Productions and director John Zaritsky; and Every Child Counts (one x 60 minutes), a Loten Media doc about a school for disabled children in a small island community.

The additions total 38 hours of programming.

In February, Blue Ant expanded its distribution team by hiring former Breakthrough Entertainment exec Kate Blank as director of international sales and a month later the company rolled out a slate of 4K-shot wildlife and nature docuseries.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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