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TVF International sells 200 hours to Asia-Pacific nets

The London-based distributor has sold several titles, including The Lady In Number 6 (pictured), Chelsea's Greatest Garden, and All 4 Adventure, to networks in Asia, Europe and North America.
May 15, 2015

TVF International has sold several non-fiction titles into Asia, Europe and North America.

Networks in the Asia-Pacific region acquired more than 200 hours of programming from the London-based distributor.

New Zealand’s Choice TV picked up Chelsea’s Greatest Garden (two x 60 minutes) and the action-adventure series All 4 Adventure (12 x 45 minutes). Japan’s History Channel acquired eight hours of content including The Secrets of Quantum Physics (two x 60 minutes) and Oscar-winning short film The Lady in Number 6 (pictured).

NATV in South Korea picked up How to Look at a Painting (12 x 23 minutes); Hong Kong’s RTHK acquired The Tipping Points (six x 52 minutes) and New TV in Thailand picked up a package that includes Chelsea’s Greatest Garden, Fox Crime’s Night Guard (13 x 60 minutes) and Curse of the Axe.

In Europe, ZDF picked up CBC’s investigative doc The Cholesterol Question (one x 52 minutes); VRT in Belgium took All in the Best Possible Taste with Grayson Perry; and Switzerland’s RTS took Pakistan’s Hidden Shame (one x 52 minutes).

Zig Zag Productions’ Transgender Kids sold to U.S. cable net Discovery Life and Canadian net TVA.

Lastly, TVF also closed several in-flight deals with airlines such as Cathay Pacific, Lufthansa and Saudia. Titles include Innovation Nation, Detox! and Strange Rumblings in Shangri La.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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