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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.

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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