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Electric Sky sells programming across the globe

Electric Sky has announced a raft of sales across the globe, which include New Zealand's Living picking up HD series A Place In the Sun Home or Away 5 (55 x 60') by Freeform Productions for Channel 4 and one-off doc The Blue Bike by Markland Communications.
June 16, 2010

Electric Sky has announced a raft of sales across the globe, which include New Zealand’s Living picking up HD series A Place In the Sun Home or Away 5 (55 x 60′) by Freeform Productions for Channel 4 and one-off doc The Blue Bike by Markland Communications. In Australia, SBS picked up Bodysnatchers of New York by Bearkatt Productions for More4 and MSNBC, while BBC Worldwide Channels has acquired HD series Glamour Puds series two (10 x 24′) for BBC Lifestyle in Africa, Poland, Scandinavia and the Middle East. Again in Australia, the Seven Network has acquired Trishna & Krishna: Separate Lives by WTFN along with Radio Television Suisse, SBS Netherlands and NHK Japan. Radio Television Suisse has also acquired HD wildlife special Lizard Kings (1 x 52′) by Kaufmann Co-production with WDR/Germany and ARTE, in association with ABC Australia and Nova. Belgium’s VTM has picked up HD special The Second Coming (1 x 50′) by Wild Dream Films for National Geographic USA.

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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