News


Fox, NBC buy Marvista movies for Asia

US-based producer and distributor Marvista has sold several of its TV movies to channels in Asia.

Fox has picked up pan-Asian pay TV rights to disaster movie 10.0 Earthquake, teen comedy All She Wishes, and family movie From the Rough.

NBC Asia has also bought a package of TV movies. The ten-title deal include Hallmark Channel rom-coms When Sparks Fly and My Boyfriends’ Dogs and holiday movies The Nine Lives of Christmas and Christmas Mix.

In the Phillippines, Mediaquest has acquired a 50-hour package for its free to air channel TV5, and titles include = holiday movie 12 Dog Days Till Christmas.

Vanessa Shapiro, executive VP, global distribution at Marvista said: “The fact that a number of our movies have premiered in the US on channels that include Hallmark, Disney Channel and Lifetime, further elevates the value placed on our movie titles.”