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Buzztaxi finds new broadcast partners in South Africa and Asia

Toronto-based BuzzTaxi Communications has sold factual programming to new broadcast partners in Asia and South Africa, and made deals with Israel, Russia and Poland.
November 15, 2010

Toronto-based BuzzTaxi Communications has sold factual programming to new broadcast partners in Asia and South Africa, and made deals with Israel, Russia and Poland. Ananey in Israel picked up biography series At the Table With…, produced by Firvally Productions, and Israel’s National Geographic picked up Pine Street Films’ action adventure travel documentary Motorcycle Karma. Russia’s TV Kultura picked up the HD special Beasts of the Bible from Associated Producers and Poland’s TV4 has picked up the first 26 episodes of The Role That Changed My Life, produced by Pyramid Productions. South Africa has licensed the pay/cable TV rights to Pyramid Productions’ Homicide Files (13 x 30 mins in HD) to a broadcaster in South Africa, while HGTV’s Top Ten from Firvalley Productions, has been sold to Plus Media Partner for Korea and also pan Asian channel LI TV.

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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