Electus Int’l sells into Asia Pacific

Electus International has sold over 150 hours of finished tape content into Asia Pacific, including such series as King of the Nerds (pictured) and American Digger.
September 16, 2013

Electus International, the global distribution arm of content studio Electus, has sold over 150 hours of finished tape content to assorted broadcasters and platforms in Asia Pacific.

Among the titles are King of the Nerds (pictured), which sold to Australia’s Network Ten, New Zealand’s TVNZ and Turner in Asia; American Digger, which sold to Discovery in Asia; The Hero, which sold to Australia’s Fox8, TVNZ in New Zealand and AXN in Asia; Meat Eater, which was snapped up by Discovery in India; and competition series 72 Hours, taken by TVNZ in New Zealand, AXN in Asia and Discovery in India.

Other titles sold into the region include 3, which was taken by ABS-CBN in The Philippines; and feature-length doc Sunset Strip, and series Alien Files, both taken by True Visions in Thailand.

“We are thrilled to bring an eclectic programming portfolio to our clients and to be working with an incredible group of broadcasters throughout the region,” said Cyrus Farrokh, recently upped to vice president of distribution at Electus International, after being appointed executive director of international distribution and production in May 2012.

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.