DISTRIBUTION360 SELLS THE CANADIAN DOCU-SERIES TESSA & SCOTT TO NAT GEO PEOPLE

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(September 11, 2014)

Tessa & Scott to air in over 11 countries including France and Italy   Toronto, Canada  

Distribution360, a marblemedia company with a focus on international sales to both traditional and emerging platforms, has announced that the series Tessa & Scott (7x30’), produced by Media Headquarters, has been sold to 11 European countries through a deal with Nat Geo People.

The series, which provides a personal look into the lives of Canada’s ice-dancing sweethearts, is set to air in France, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Greece, Malta, Cyprus, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria and Switzerland.   “We are very excited to be sharing the story of Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir with the world,” said Kirsten Hurd, Director, International Sales and Acquisitions at D360. “Audiences worldwide know the pair from their skating competitions, but now they will have the chance to get to know them personally, in this fascinating documentary series.”  

Tessa & Scott takes Nat Geo People viewers into a world usually only seen every four years at the Olympics,” said Ben Noot, Manager of Global Acquisitions for Nat Geo People. “Elite access to the skating pair makes for a compelling series.”   The heartwarming docu-series follows Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir’s roller-coaster life, on and off the ice, as they experience both the highs and lows on their unforgettable journey to regain their title as the world’s best ice dancers.   Tessa & Scott was acquired from Media Headquarters by D360 earlier this year as part of the company’s Lifestyle and Factual catalogue expansion. The series debuted earlier this year on W Network in Canada.  

About Distribution360   Distribution360, a marblemedia company, is a forward-thinking distribution company that focuses on traditional media sales, while actively pursuing growth in the digital space. Its mandate is the full monetization of television and interactive content on traditional and emerging platforms worldwide, with a focus on kids, drama and factual programming. Distribution360.com

About Media Headquarters Film & Television Toronto-based Media Headquarters is an internationally award-winning television, film and digital media production company founded in 1999 by Executive Producer Robert Cohen. Recognized for producing popular and innovative content for worldwide markets, the company’s slate includes factual, dramatic, documentary and children’s programing. For more information visit www.mediahqs.net.  

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For more information, please contact:
Sarah Etherden | Principal, Phoenix PR | 416.725.1696 | sarah@phoenixpr.ca  
Stephan Petar | Coordinator, Marketing and Communications, Distribution360 | 416-646-2711 ext. 232 | stephan-petar@marblemedia.com  
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