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HBO Europe buys North Korea doc

HBO Europe has acquired a documentary about North Korean refugees hiding in China, one of a number of deals distributor First Hand Films has secured. HBO’s deal is for the 1x58mins The Defector – Escape from North Korea, which is filmed undercover and follows the journey thousands of North Koreans make to China. Elsewhere, RSI […]

Factual sales for Tricon

Canada’s Tricon Films & Television has sold more than 100 hours of factual and documentary content. Among the sales, ZDF in Germany and SBS’s Australian arts channel Studio have bought the 11x60mins Metal Evolution, with the latter also buying 2x60mins Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage, which is about the titular cult rock band and one-hour doc […]

MIPTV News: First Hand sends docs to US, Europe

Swiss-based documentary sales house First Hand Films has closed deals for its documentaries in the US and with pubcasters across Europe. Non-commercial cable channel Link TV in the US has bought Shadows of Liberty: The Media Monopoly in American Journalism (pictured), which takes a hard-hitting look at the impact of corporate control over media outlets. […]