Atlantic inks sales for “Conquest,” “Monsters”

London-based factual producer Atlantic Productions has inked a raft of sales for series and specials, including the David Attenborough-hosted Conquest of the Skies (pictured) and Flying Monsters.
July 2, 2015

London-based factual producer Atlantic Productions has inked a raft of sales for series and specials including the David Attenborough-hosted Conquest of the Skies and Flying Monsters.

Discovery Networks International picked up three of Atlantic Productions’ historical explorations for its UK and Italian channels, including Seven Wonders: Greece (1 x 50 minutes) and Rome (1 x 50 minutes); Egypt Unwrapped (8 x 40 minutes); and Tutankhamun: Secrets of the Boy King (1 x 50 minutes).

Meanwhile, the prodco’s collaborations with David Attenborough – including David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies (4 x 50 minutes) and David Attenborough’s Flying Monsters (1 x 70 minutes) – have been licensed to Turner Networks Asia and iPrima Czechoslovakia.

Turner has also taken the documentary Inside the Commons (4 x 59 minutes), which explores Britain’s Palace of Westminster, while iPrima has picked up the full Seven Wonders series on ancient civilizations (3 x 50 minutes) as well as the documentary The Penguin King (1 x 70 minutes).

Over in Poland, TVP Poland picked up David Attenborough’s Rise of Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates (2 x 55 minutes), and Norway’s NRK acquired Inside the Commons.

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