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First Hand Films inks deals with Australia, Mexico

The Swiss distributor has inked deals with Australia's Foxtel and Mexico's Canal Once for a slate of titles, including America in Primetime and Five Days to Dance (pictured).
April 22, 2015

Swiss distributor First Hand Films has inked deals with Australia’s Foxtel and Mexico’s Canal Once for a slate of programs including America in Primetime and Five Days to Dance (pictured).

Foxtel picked up a package of titles for their history and biography slots, including America In Primetime (4 x 52′), as well as three titles from the My Life series, featuring Gore Vidal (1 x 45 minutes), Helmut Newton (1 x 52 minutes) and Isabella Rossellini (1 x 52 minutes).

Additional titles acquired by the broadcaster are Harry Dean Stanton – Partly Fiction (1 x 54 minutes), Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley (1 x 54 minutes), Love Hate Love (1 x 52 minutes), Radical Evil (1 x 52 minutes) and Jerusalem Cuts (1 x 52 minutes).

Elsewhere, Mexico’s Canal Once took Five Days To Dance (1 x 79 minutes), which was shopped by First Hand Films at last week’s MIPTV market in Cannes.

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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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