Escapade Media

Factual round-up: Collective takes on ‘Air Warriors’; Escapade takes Lionfish doc rights

Collective takes on ‘Air Warriors’ UK factual prodco Collective Media Group is taking over production duties on Smithsonian Channel’s Air Warriors. The show, which was previously produced in-house by Smithsonian Channel, will now be made by Collective, beginning with its upcoming tenth season. Air Warriors takes the audience behind the scenes to reveal the origin […]

Oz’s Escapade seeks ‘The Best Kind Of Beautiful’

Sydney-based distributor Escapade Media has teamed up with Sallyanne Ryan Archer’s Maiden and Rodrigo Vidal Dawson, co-founder and EP at local prodco Blackfisch Sydney to secure the option for novelist Frances Whiting’s book The Best Kind Of Beautiful. The trio will adapt the story for TV. The book, which was published last year, follows Florence […]

Discovery picks up ‘Crash Test World’ for North America

Escapade Media has sold non-profit organisation ProjectExplorer’s 6 X 30-minute series, Crash Test World, produced by Intuitive Content, to Discovery for the US and Canada. Crash Test World, hosted by Mythbusters’ Kari Byron, takes explores how history, technology, culture and people come together to make the world a better place. Crash Test World is funded by Qatar Foundation International, […]

Network Ten picks up short form dating comedy from Escapade

Escapade Media has secured a deal with Network Ten Australia for the short form series 600 Bottles of Wine, for linear and online rights. 600 Bottles of Wine is a comedy about a recently single woman who navigates new relationship territory where meaning is ambiguous and expectation is ambitious. It originated from a dating blog where the creators channelled […]

TRX signs BBCWW catalogue for official launch

TRX, the online platform for buying and selling TV rights, has signed BBC Worldwide to list its catalogue of 9,500 titles on the platform as it makes its official launch. Following an 18-month beta phase, the platform is now available to all buyers and sellers around the world, allowing them to engage, negotiate and agree […]