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Earth Touch sells natural history overseas

The South Africa-based producer and distributor has sold its slate of blue chip natural history programs to networks in South America, Asia and Russia. (Pictured: Boteti - the Returning River)
February 26, 2013

South Africa-based Earth Touch has secured deals with networks in South America, Asia and Russia for its slate of blue chip natural history programs.

The wildlife and factual producer/distributor has inked a six-title deal with Brazilian cable and satellite service Globosat for Deep Blue Dive, Diving with Crocodiles, Dolphins – Beauty before Brains?, Pride in Battle, Lost Lagoon and Cheetah – The Price of Speed.

Discovery Channel in Asia-Pacific and India picked up Boteti – the Returning River (pictured above), Gannets – the Wrong Side of the Run, Diving With Crocodiles and Underwater Okavango, while KBS Korea acquired Africa’s Deadliest, Underwater Okavango, Predator Coast and A Dog’s Life.

In Russia, TV Kultura bought Lost Lagoon and Gannets – the Wrong Side of the Run, while Studio 7 picked up seven titles, including Diving with Crocodiles, Trouble in Lemurland and Dolphins – Beauty before Brains?

About The Author
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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