Distribution360, acquires and sells content across existing and emerging platforms, is gearing up for MIPTV with an additional 200+ hours of new programming. Programs joining the distributor’s slate include eight new series from broadcaster Zoomer Media as well as a stunning 4K resolution six-parter Tales by Light produced by Untitled Film Works and Canon Australia.
“We are very pleased to bring this volume of new non-fiction content to the market and are particularly excited about our first 4K series that couldn’t be more visually rich,” said Diane Rankin, Senior Vice President, International, Distribution360. “These acquisitions exemplify D360’s commitment to expanding our catalogue to suit the needs of our global buyers.”
Connecting broadcaster content with international buyers, D360 has brokered a deal to sell Zoomer Media’s new original lifestyle and arts productions including: Messages from Spirit (26 x 30’), a series that explores the afterlife with best-selling author and medium Colette Baron-Reid; a classical musical performance program The Concert Series (26 x 30’); innovation series IdeaCity (60 x 1 hour) featuring talks by thought leaders like Margaret Atwood, social activist Henry Morgenthaler, astronaut Marc Garneau and environmentalist Robert F. Kennedy Jr.; Bollyfit (26 x 30’), a series that celebrates beauty and traditional Indian dance starring Reshmi Chetram; Divine Intervention (18 x 30’) starring America’s favourite rabbi, Rabbi Shmuley, who provides intelligent, frank and funny counselling for individuals seeking positive life changes; Healing Yoga (86 x 30’), a restorative yoga series designed to alleviate real physical concerns; Ask Doctor Zach (15 x 30’), featuring experienced ER doctor Zach Levine who addresses audience’s burning health questions; and The Zoomer (38 x 60’), a magazine series that offers a sharp, relevant and intelligent take on the world hosted by Conrad Black.
D360 has also added its first-ever 4K series to its catalogue, the stunningly beautiful Tales by Light (6 x 30’). This impressive series follows five extraordinary world-renowned photographers as they push the limits in some of the planet’s most extreme and fascinating environments; where behind every powerful image is a powerful story.