Peace Point Rights

Boat Rocker staffs up distribution

Fast-growing producer and distributor Boat Rocker has staffed up its rights division, adding execs including Jessica Watson, who has joined from Entertainment One as director of global sales and acquisitions. Toronto-based Boat Rocker has also brought in Jodi Lutz as director of rights management, Chris Hunt as senior manager of media operations, and Kelsey Griffin […]

Boat Rocker buys Peace Point Rights

Toronto’s Boat Rocker Media continues to buy up compatriot companies, this time acquiring Peace Point Rights through its distribution arm. Having acquired kids company Jam Filled Entertainment, a stake in Industrial Brothers, and the catalogue of Mountain Road Productions, the Canadian firm has added the sales arm of Peace Point Entertainment to its ranks. The […]

Peace Point secures Cisneros series for sales

Canada’s Peace Point Right has acquired right to Cisneros Media Distribution’s unscripted programmes in a number of territories. The deal covers rights to the Venezuelan broadcaster’s catalogue in Canada, UK, France, Monaco, Andorra, French speaking Belgium and Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Baltics, Balkans, CIS, Australia and New Zealand. Initial titles include 4x30mins ISIS news […]

Peace Point to shop Muse shows in Lat Am

Canada’s Peace Point Rights will sell compatriot Muse Distribution International’s catalogue in Latin America. The Muse library includes scripted series such as The Kennedys – After Camelot, My Life as a Doormat and Signed, Sealed, Delivered. “Peace Point is extremely well regarded in the Latin American market and is the ideal representative for our television […]

Peace Point making a noise with Lauda doc

Toronto-based distributor Peace Point Rights is launching a new doc about racing driver Niki Lauda at MIPCOM. Lauda: The Untold Story tells the story of the driver’s recovery from an horrific 1976 crash that almost cost him his life. There is footage of Lauda and insight from the man himself as well as other iconic […]

Scripps EMEA, Asia Pac join Canuck show

Scripps Networks’ UK & EMEA and Asia Pacific units have come on board Canadian culinary series Bake with Anna Olson. The Scripps Networks International subsidiaries have co-commissioned season two of the Peace Point Entertainment-produced show, which Shaw Media-backed Food Network in Canada originally ordered. Pastry chef Anna Olson front the series, showing viewers how to […]

Peace Point prepares for Ice Racer Showdown

Peace Point Entertainment has taken worldwide sales rights to Ice Racer Showdown, a “adrenaline-fueled” driving competition series for Corus Entertainment’s CMT. The show, from Corkscrew Media, is currently in production. It sees “brash and overconfident contestants from all walks of life” pitted against each other in “brutal, arctic conditions” where they battle on ice-covered obstacle […]

Lifestyle sales for Peace Point

Canada-based distributor Peace Point Rights has shopped 120 hours of lifestyle and factual fare to broadcasters around the world. Discovery has acquired food wagon competition series Food Truck Face off (via Italy-based distributor Beep Omnimedia) for Italy, Switzerland and Monaco. In Australia, Foxtel has picked up 40x30mins Bake with Anna Olson (pictured) while Scripps has taken […]

Peace Point picks up Rosetta doc

Toronto-based distributor Peace Point Rights has acquired international rights to In Space, a one-off space exploration doc featuring exclusive footage of the Rosetta space probe’s journey to the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenk comet. The upcoming doc chronicles 50 years of space exploration and cooperation between the European Space Agency (ESA) and its US equivalent NASA as well as […]

Genesis’ Mike Rutherford makes rock reality show

Genesis guitarist Mike Rutherford will feature in a new rock reality competition format, Birth of a Band. Canadian distributor Peace Point Rights is launching the 13x90mins finished show and format, which was created by Nemo Planet Inc., at MIPCOM this week. The format sees rock musicians from different vocal and instrumental categories cast via the […]

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