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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
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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