Southern Star Announces German DVD Deals

SYDNEY, June 22: Koch Media Deutschland has picked up the German
DVD distribution rights to Southern Star International’s hit Australian drama McLeod’s
and the popular kids’
series The Tribe.

McLeod’s Daughters is a one-hour drama series now in its seventh
season, produced by Millennium Television and Nine Films and Television. It has
sold to over 230 territories worldwide. It has also achieved success as a book
series in Germany, where it is published by Egmont VGS Verlagsgesellschaft.

Produced by Cloud 9 Screen
Entertainment, The Tribe is a
26×30-minute live-action tween/teen series.

Ulrich P. Bruckner, head
of home entertainment at Koch Media, said of the deal, “McLeod's Daughters has built a huge fan base in a very short amount
of time, supported by sensational ratings on broadcaster Vox. The Tribe has already attained cult status—there are
more than 50 fan-based websites covering this series! Being one of the top
DVD-labels releasing TV series in the German-language markets, Koch Media will
support both shows with huge marketing and PR-campaigns."