India’s Docubay unveils ‘Plastic Fantastic’ as its first original

Indian streamer Docubay has unveiled its first original show, which explores the world of plastic surgery. Plastic Fantastic aims to illuminate the motivations and personal experiences of individuals who have made the decision to undergo cosmetic procedures and is from 1947 Productions. Docubay, which is owned by IN10 Media Network, said the show would “provide […]

News round-up: Blue Ant takes ‘Spirit To Soar’ rights; OSN & Discovery in Beyond MENA deals; DocuBay takes factual shows

Blue Ant takes ‘Spirit To Soar’ rights Toronto-based Blue Ant International has acquired global distribution rights to Spirit To Soar, a documentary about racism towards Indigenous peoples in Canada. The 1 x 60-minute doc follows Anishinaabe storyteller and journalist Tanya Talaga, as she explores the systemic racism facing Indigenous peoples in the Northern Canadian town […]

Factual streamer DocuBay expands slate with expansive Harbour Rights deal

India-based factual streamer DocuBay has acquired more than 20 shows for its service after striking a deal with Hong Kong sales firm Harbour Rights. The package includes 1 x 52-minute health doc Who… Is In Control? and fellow special The Other Göring, which explores the activities of Albert Göring, as he tried to help those persecuted by the Nazis […]

DocuBay launches on Roku in US and Europe

Factual streamer DocuBay has launched on Roku devices in the US and Europe. The SVOD is now available on streaming devices produced by the vendor on the Roku Channel Store in the United States, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and France. DocuBay offers a premium range of documentary films including HD and 4K titles across […]

DocuBay snaps up LGBTQ+ titles from OUTtv

Documentary streamer DocuBay has acquired a package of LGBTQ+-focused documentary features from Canada’s OUTtv, the LGBTQ+ television network. The films cover a wide range of issues and are featured in DocuBay’s newest category called PrideBay, dedicated to films chronicling diverse and complex LGBTQ+ experiences.  The acquired titles include 19 and Homeless, transgender doc Why Go Through That?, surrogacy […]

Factual round-up: ITVS sells Plimsoll’s ‘Planet Earth’; Docubay’s 1091 deal; Love Nature expands in Russia; Kew’s unscripted sales

ITVS pounces on Plimsoll’s natural history series ITV Studios has picked up international distribution rights to Plimsoll Productions’ new natural history series, A Year On Planet Earth. The 6 x 60-minute show is being produced for ITV and is from natural history team Tom Hugh-Jones (Planet Earth II), Andrew Jackson (Frozen Planet) and Martha Holmes […]

DocuBay snaps up premium slate from SPI International

SPI International has sold a raft of titles into fledgling global doc streamer DocuBay. The distributor has struck a seven-title deal with the Mumbai-headquartered DocuBay that covers premium titles including Turandot, Small Cams – Big Beasts, Time Hopper, Eye To Eye With Everest: Death On A Mountain, Invisible Wildlife Photographer, Riders In The Land Of […]