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Nat Geo, ABC, more networks pick up environmental docs from TVF International

The flightless kakapo features in Eco-Heroines

Broadcasters and streamers including National Geographic in Latin America and ABC in Australia have picked up a raft of environmental documentaries from UK-based factual distributor TVF International.

National Geographic Latin America and ABC have both acquired docuseries Eco-Eye (48×25’), as has BAM in Asia. Produced by Earth Horizon Productions for Ireland’s RTE, the series takes a solutions-focused approach to climate issues and offers concrete advice for viewers to make a difference in the fight against climate change.

Elsewhere, VTV in Vietnam, EarthxTV in Canada and the US, Astro in Brunei and Malaysia, Odisea in Iberia and China’s iQiyi have all picked up Saving the Wild. The 2×52’ series focuses on efforts to save Africa’s wildlife.

In Europe, Ceska Televize in the Czech Republic, RTVS in Slovakia, Telefonica in Spain and Greece’s ERT have all acquired Rain: The Untold Story (3×60’). A coproduction between Cwmni Da TV, MacTV, Below the Radar and LIC, the series follows the impact of rain and the effect of climate change on the world’s most essential natural resource.

ERT also picked up Ushuaia TV’s Eco-Heroines, which follows female conservationists across the world each working to save a local species from extinction. It has already been picked up by EarthxTV, BBC Arabic in the MENA region, iQiyi, Astro, Germany’s Docs De Cologne, South Korea’s Coupang, UR in Sweden and JMU in Serbia.


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