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SBS’ DVD sales hit 500,000 mark

Australian broadcaster SBS' Content Sales and Distribution division announced 500,000 DVD units sold through its distrib partner Madman Entertainment. The result comes two years after a restructuring of SBS' video and DVD business. Among the top sellers from the 190 titles released are the Australian cooking series Food Safari, acclaimed documentary series First Australians and Real Top Guns, and international doc series Adventures of English and Autopsy Life & Death.
August 4, 2009

Australian broadcaster SBS’ Content Sales and Distribution division announced 500,000 DVD units sold through its distrib partner Madman Entertainment. The result comes two years after a restructuring of SBS’ video and DVD business. Among the top sellers from the 190 titles released are the Australian cooking series Food Safari, acclaimed documentary series First Australians and Real Top Guns, and international doc series Adventures of English and Autopsy Life & Death.

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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