Swedish pubcaster goes Up in Flames

Life in FlamesSwedish educational broadcaster UR has prebought Life in Flames, a documentary for Discovery about firefighters in Andalucia, Spain.

The doc, which distributor Java Films packages as 1x52mins, 1x90mins and 3x45mins versions, follows an elite Spanish team who battle raging fires that rapidly spread through the vast areas of vegetation. It comes from Spanish producer La Claqueta and 93 Meters, and will launch in the autumn.

It is being pitched at Sunny Side of the Doc, which begins today in France.

Hundreds of buyers, producers and distributors are expected at the confab, where new documentary projects are pitched to key international commissioners.

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