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Dogwoof pens sales for “Web Junkie,” “Case Against 8″

UK distributor Dogwoof has secured a number of international TV sales for docs including Web Junkie (pictured) and The Case Against 8 ahead of the approaching MIPDoc and MIPTV markets.
March 31, 2014

UK distributor Dogwoof has secured a number of TV sales for docs including Web Junkie (pictured) and The Case Against 8 ahead of the approaching MIPDoc and MIPTV markets.

Internet addiction doc Web Junkie has been sold to RAI (Italy), YLE (Finland), DR (Denmark), SVT (Sweden), VPRO (The Netherlands), VMMA (Belgium) and HBO Europe (Central Europe), while similarly themed Internet use doc InRealLife was sold to Prisa TV (Spain), HBO Netherlands, and DBS (Israel).

Sundance award-winner The Case Against 8, which looks at California’s ban on same-sex marriage, went to DR, SVT, YLE and DBS; while HBO’s Dangerous Acts, about Belorussian resistance movements, was sold to HBO Europe, HBO Netherlands, Prisa TV, DBS and DR.

Finally, Arte France bought the Greenland-set Village at the End of the World, while a doc called The Network, about Afghanistan’s biggest independent TV network, went to UR (Sweden), S.H. Channel 8 (Israel), DR, TVP (Poland), RTL (Germany) and Netflix UK.

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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