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Sales roundup: Foxtel takes “Killer Kids”; Hat Trick secures pre-sales for “Exodus”

Keshet International takes Jo Frost on Killer Kids to Australia Keshet International (KI) has pre-sold its new true crime doc Jo Frost on Killer Kids to Australian TV network Foxtel Produced by Woodcut Media and Krempelwood Entertainment ...
September 27, 2017

Keshet International takes Jo Frost on Killer Kids to Australia

Keshet International (KI) has pre-sold its new true crime doc Jo Frost on Killer Kids to Australian TV network Foxtel

Produced by Woodcut Media and Krempelwood Entertainment for A+E Networks Crime + Investigation channel in the UK, Jo Frost on Killer Kids (4 x 60) features child behavior expert Frost, who is on a mission to find out why children kill.

In the series, the families and friends of the victims along with criminologists, psychologists, journalists and detectives, get to the heart of the story and try to determine if these children are born evil.

KI inked a first-look distribution and development deal with Woodcut Media in January 2016, giving the global distributor exclusive access to Woodcut’s non-scripted factual crime slate for worldwide distribution.

Jo Frost on Killer Kids (pictured) will have its official international launch at Mipcom 2017.

Hat Trick secures presales for Keo Films’ returning “Exodus”

Indie distributor Hat Trick International has inked pre-sales for Keo Films’ new three-part series Exodus: The Journey Continues. which is a follow up to Exodus: Our Journey to Europe.

The series has picked up more pre-sales ahead of its official delivery at MIPCOM, with broadcasters TVO in Canada and SVT in Sweden. This adds to previously announced pre-sales to SBS (Australia), RTE (Ireland), DR (Denmark), NRK (Norway) and YLE (Finland).

Produced for BBC2 for broadcast in 2018, Exodus: The Journey Continues returns to look at the plight of migrants as they try to reach Europe in search of a better life. 

DCD Rights inks presales for its new factual content

Indie UK-based distributor DCD Rights has inked a roster of presales for its new factual content, including deals for October Films’ Dangerous Borders: A Journey Across India & Pakistan and Tern TV’s Best Laid Plans.

Dangerous Borders: A Journey Across India & Pakistan follows journalists Adnan Sarwar and Babita Sharma travelling from cities to deserts to uncover the stories of those living along the Indo-Pakistan border. Produced by October Films in partnership with Open University, the series marks the 70th anniversary of the Partition of India and the creation of Pakistan,

Following the doc’s debut on BBC2 in August, DCD Rights has already signed acquisitions with SBS (Australia), Knowledge Network (Canada) and Discovery Networks (India).

Elsewhere, Tern TV Productions’ Best Laid Plans has been picked up by Australia’s Foxtel and New Zealand’s Choice TV. In this new ten-part series architectural designer Charlie Luxton and property developer Sophie Morgan team up to help home improvers with their large-scale renovations.

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