Wednesday 6th December

Passion Distribution Secures a Raft of Documentary Sales Across Asia

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Singapore, Wednesday 6th December 2023 - At ATF, Passion Distribution announces a raft of documentary sales across Asia, ranging from talent-led series to royalty and engineering programming.

Warner Bros. Discovery – for its Animal Planet network across Asia and Japanese public broadcaster NHK have acquired DINOSAUR WITH STEPHEN FRY (4 x 60’). Presented by legendary actor, writer, and dinosaur enthusiast, Stephen Fry, the documentary series chronologically tells the definitive story of dinosaurs’ 185 million years on earth - from the dawn of the dinosaurs to their extinction. NHK has also licensed BIG BEN RESTORED: THE GRAND UNVEILING (1 X 60’), the final episode in a series of documentaries following the restoration of London's most iconic landmark to its original glory.

Hong Kong’s HK Television Entertainment Company Limited has licensed a package of programming including THE ROYALS: A HISTORY OF SCANDALS (4 x 60’), ELIZABETH: A LIFE THROUGH THE LENS (1 x 60’), MIRIAM AND ALAN: LOST IN SCOTLAND (7 X 60’), THE COTSWOLDS WITH PAM AYRES (10 x 60’), HOW TO BUILD A CITY (8 x 60’) and TOOL CLUB (15 x 60’).

Further sales in in Hong Kong include TVB acquiring ENGINEERING REBORN (8 x 60’) and all three seasons of lifestyle series LAP OF LUXURY (26 x 30’).

AETN18 Media Pvt Ltd, India have picked up SECRETS OF THE SUPERFACTORIES S2 (8 x 60’).

Robert Bassett, Senior Sales Manager Passion Distribution said, “Despite a challenging time for the industry I am delighted that the quality of our unscripted content is reflected in the continued support of our Asian partners”.

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