D360 AND CBC STRIKE DOC DISTRIBUTION DEAL FOR OVER 50 HOURS OF PROGRAMMING AHEAD OF MIPCOM

(September 15, 2015 – Toronto, Canada)

Distribution360 has announced it will represent over 50 documentary and factual titles from Canada’s national public broadcaster CBC/Radio-Canada. Launching in the international marketplace at MIPCOM this October, the deal will see D360 sell titles from acclaimed CBC brands including the International Emmy® Award winning the fifth estate and The Nature of Things.

The new slate brings exciting growth to D360’s library, adding programming that will resonate globally with viewers in the categories of Current and World Affairs, Science and Technology, Crime and Investigation, and Wildlife and Nature. Titles include Return to Ukraine, Jellyfish Rule!, The Sextortion of Amanda Todd and Safe Haven For Chimps.

“D360’s factual catalogue continues to grow in strength with the addition of these intelligent and thought-provoking documentaries from the CBC. We look forward to debuting these titles at MIPCOM and provide buyers with compelling programming for their factual strands,” said Diane Rankin, Senior Vice President International Sales and Acquisitions, Distribution360. 

 

CBC TITLES

 

Return to Ukraine (1x60’) – Current and World Affairs

Canadian-Ukraine immigrant Alex Shprintsen returns to his place of birth to explore how the country's past is defining its current conflicts.

 

Jellyfish Rule! (1x60’) – Science and Technology

No brains, no backbone, no problem! 600 million years ago jellyfish ruled the oceans and now these mysterious and magnificent creatures may be taking them over once again, only this time, they’re doing it with our help. Discover how overfishing and other man made changes — like global warming, pollution and coastal development — are transforming our oceans in ways that allow "jellies" to thrive.

 

The Sextortion of Amanda Todd (1x60’) – Crime and Investigation

Haunted by a revealing photo on the Internet, Amanda Todd became a victim of blackmail and sexual extortion that ultimately drove her to her death. With never-before-seen video and online chats, this documentary looks at the real story of this young girl and how a new breed of online predators threaten youth.

 

Safe Haven for Chimps (1x60’) – Wildlife and Nature

The touching story of how some very special chimpanzees find sanctuary and a new family when they retire from life in a lab. Featuring an interview with world-renowned primatologist Jane Goodall.

 

A complete list of titles can be found on the newly relaunched Distribution360 website at Distribution360.com. Make sure to visit us at MIPCOM booth P-1.A51.

 

Distribution360, a marblemedia company, is a dynamic and innovative rights management business positioned to monetize content across all existing and emerging platforms around the World. With a focus on kids and factual programming, our mandate is to take maximum advantage of all opportunities in the digital economy and to achieve the best possible returns for the programs and properties that we represent.

 

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Stephan Petar | stephan@marblemedia.com | 416.646.2711 ext. 240