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Global distribution group Blue Ant International announced that it has secured several sales with leading linear and streaming platforms across Latin America. The deals include premium programming across the distributor’s factual and specialist factual categories to buyers across Latin American territories including Directv, Directv Go, Sky Brazil, Globosat and AMC Networks International.
“These most recent sales are a reflection of popular and ratings-driving titles across paranormal, documentaries and natural history. The broad range of content illustrates how versatile and diverse our catalogue is for providing programming for all types of audiences. Overseeing both pre-sales and content licensing with our Latin American buyers, I look forward to being in contact with Latin American partners for our most current content offerings,” said Maria Ibarra, VP of International Sales at Blue Ant International.
In detail, Latin American pay TV service Directv and the streaming platform Directv Go, in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Mexico, have picked up “Bathsheba” (2×60’, HD, Cream Productions), a documentary which tells the chilling true story behind the horror film, “The Conjuring”. Directv and Directv Go have also licensed “The Royal Documentaries” (ITN Productions), a package of 20 one-off documentaries that present fresh perspectives on the royal family. Additionally, as part of this deal, Sky Brazil has also picked up “The Royal Documentaries” to air in Brazil.
AMC Networks International - Latin America has picked up a programming package from Love Nature’s celebrated 4K originals library in Mexico, South America and Central America. Love Nature series that will air on the platform include “Baby Animals” (13x30’, 4K, Blue Ant Studios), which follows adorable baby animals as they eat, sleep and play their way to adulthood, and “Strange Creatures” (13x30’, 4K, Blue Ant Studios), a look at the astounding adaptations, marvelous mating rituals and amazing abnormalities among the weirdest of wild animals, captured in stunning 4K detail.
Lastly, Globosat in Brazil has tapped exclusive pay TV and SVOD rights for “Into the Blue” (8x60’, 4K, Zona Mixta), a stunning exploration of the various marine ecosystems and thousands of underwater creatures that live in the Coral Triangle in the western Pacific Ocean.