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108 Media secures global rights to “Passionate TV”

Toronto-based distributor 108 Media has acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to Auroris Media’s Passionate TV. The 5 x 30 minute docuseries (pictured) tells the inspirational stories of five disruptive individuals who ...
October 17, 2016

Toronto-based distributor 108 Media has acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to Auroris Media’s Passionate TV.

The 5 x 30 minute docuseries (pictured) tells the inspirational stories of five disruptive individuals who are following their dreams and changing the world.

Featured in the series are Scott Harrison, CEO of Charity Water, which provides clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations; New York Times best-selling author Adam Braun, who is co-founder and CEO of¬†MissionU and Pencils of Promise, which helps people gain access to education; Nancy Lublin, CEO of Crisis Text Line, the world’s first 24/7 text message-based support service; Shane Hurlbut, founder of HurlbutVisuals, which aims to mentor the next generation of filmmakers; and Shiza Shahid, co-founder of the Malala Fund, which works to secure girls’ right to quality education.

The series will sit under the 108 Media’s newly launched ’108 Believe’ banner – a distribution arm set to deliver stories that uplift and inspire.¬†It will be represented by Jordan Nutson, 108 Media’s head of international sales.

The series was created by Auroris Media co-founder Maria Demeshkina Peek, who serves as exec producer on the series alongside Stephen Peek.

“This series is a project of passion for us as much as it is the subject matter,” said Auroris Media’s Maria Peekin a statement. “It is a great opportunity to be working with the incredible team at 108 Media to bring Passionate TV to audiences worldwide.”

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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