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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
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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