Tom Koch

Sales round-up: PBS sends ‘Woodstock’ overseas; Gusto sells ‘Crate to Plate’

  PBS strikes raft of deals for Woodstock PBS International has sold a new documentary on Woodstock to international broadcasters including Germany/Austria’s NDR and Australia’s SBS. Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation – which is premiering at next month’s Tribeca Film Festival and marks the 50th anniversary of the iconic US music festival – has been […]

Ken Burns cancer series finds buyers

Four channels have taken on a PBS documentary series from filmmaker Ken Burns about cancer. PBS International has presold Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies to Globosat in Brazil, DirecTV in Latin America, YLE in Finland and TVI in Portugal. Billed as “the comprehensive story of cancer”, the doc series is based on a Pulitzer […]

PBS International seeks pre-sales for The Bloody Truth

The global sales arm of US pubcaster PBS is heading to MIPCOM to search for pre-buys for its latest slate, including a 1x52mins documentary on the origins of the AIDS epidemic. TVI in Portugal, UR in Sweden, Czech TV, ERR in Estonia and YLE in Finland are already attached to The Bloody Truth, which is […]