Terranoa inks raft of doc deals

French distributor Terranoa has closed a raft of deals for its slate of documentaries following MIPCOM.

The company, which combines production companies Boreales, Gedeon Programmes and 95 • West, has presold Rise of a First Lady, a documentary about Carla Bruni Sarkozy, to Belgium’s RTBF and VRT and Switzerland’s SFDRS. The doc is produced by Boreales and MAS for France 3.

It has also sold 2x45mins Killer Volcano, which is coproduced by France 2, Japan’s NHK and Nat Geo US, to Norway’s NRK, Austria’s ORF and Spain’s Canal+ as well as 10 part series I Have Seen The Earth Change to Canada’s Hi-Fi, Spain’s Odisea and Planet Poland.

Meanwhile, Sweden’s SVT has acquired science docs Epigenetics: The Silence of Our Genes and Italy’s Rai has picked up Born Under The Polar.