News brief: ABC calls on Sexters

The ABC in Australia has acquired Sexters, a documentary investigating the rise in sexually charged texts and pictures sent by mobile. The 1x52mins show – from the UK’s National Film and TV School and originally for Channel 5 – is sold by UK indie Scorpion TV, which has also secured new doc sales to ORF […]

News brief: TVE gets Legally High

Spanish pubcaster TVE has acquired UK documentary Legally High. The doc, which comes from filmmaker Dan Reed of Amos Films, first broadcast on Channel 4 in the UK in August. It looks at the growing number of deaths from legal drugs in the UK. Distributor Scorpion TV will be selling the show at MIPCOM, along […]

Channel 5 schedules UK Film School’s ‘sexting’ doc

Channel 5 will air its film school-produced ‘sexting’ documentary, Sexters, this Sunday. The one-off doc looks at the modern phenomenon of sending sexually explicit messages and photographs by mobile phone. It is produced by the UK’s National Film and TV School (NFTS) and marks the first time Channel 5 has commissioned it to make a […]