China’s iQiyi, ABC in Oz buy environmental shows from TVF Int’l


BAM in Asia and the ABC in Australia have picked up rights to environmental show Eco-Eye.

The 48 x 25-minute series was produced by Earth Horizon Productions for RTÉ and takes a solutions-focused approach to climate issues, with advice for viewers to make a difference in the fight against climate change.

It is sold by UK-based factual distributor TVF International, which has also sold Saving The Wild (2 x 52 minutes) to VTV (Vietnam), EarthxTV (Canada, USA), Astro (Brunei, Malaysia), Odisea (Iberia) and iQiyi (China).

Rain: The Untold Story (3 x 60 minutes), a co-production between Cwmni Da TV, MacTV, Below the Radar and LIC, has also sold to Ceska Televize, RTVS (Slovakia) and ERT (Greece). The show follows the impact of rain and the effect of climate change on the world’s most essential natural resource.

Also included in the ERT deal was Eco-Heroines from Ushuaia TV, which follows female conservationists across the world each working to save a local species from extinction.

The series has already gone to broadcasters such as EarthxTV (Canada), BBC Arabic (MENA), iQiyi (China), Astro (Brunei, Malaysia) Docs De Cologne, Coupang (South Korea), UR (Sweden), JMU (Serbia), among others.

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