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Breakthrough Entertainment sells into Middle East

Toronto-based Breakthrough Entertainment is reporting over 200 hours of licensing deals for its documentary, lifestyle and factual programming.
April 14, 2011

Toronto-based Breakthrough Entertainment is reporting over 200 hours of licensing deals for its children’s, documentary, lifestyle and factual ¬†programming.

The distribution company’s MIPTV sales include documentary and factual series Future Revealed, Ghost Cases and Science of the Senses picked up by IRIB in Iran; lifestyle series David Rocco’s Dolce Vita to AB Droit in Turkey and factual series The Re-Inventors selling to TRT in Turkey.

“We are delighted to forge significant associations with the region’s most prestigious broadcasters,” said Nat Abraham, VP, distribution.¬† “We look forward to a successful launch of our high-profile animated series and documentary programming across the Middle East, Turkey and Israel.”

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Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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