Autentic Distribution Inks Raft of Digital Sales


Autentic Distribution has secured a slew of digital sales, including with Quintus Studios, which picked up a 33-hour package for its VOD channels Free Documentary and Free Documentary—Nature.

Quintus Studios’ package includes Hot Roads—The Worlds Dangerous Roads; nature titles such as Masai Mara: The Big Hunt, Magical Moors and The Secret of the Apes—Narrowing the Gap; and such science titles as Logistics of the Future.

Autentic has also started a content partnership with Little Dot Studios Deutschland to build up its first owned channel on YouTube Germany, Real Stories Deutschland. One hundred hours of premium content in mid- and long-form, including The Best of German Newsreels and Children of Dictators are now available for streaming. The initial package will be extended by another 25 hours and include Treasure of Lima—A Buried Exhibition, Little Train and 88 Hours—Fukushima Meltdown.

In addition, Little Dot Studios UK acquired several factual productions for its VOD channels on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and TikTok. Retold picked up rights for Viking Women and The Vikings, while Timeline will be streaming The Egtved Girl and Children of Dictators. Other Little Dot Studios UK channels that have picked up Autentic content are Absolute Docs, Absolute History, On the Move, Perspective, War Stories, Real Wild, Pets & Vets and Parable.

ARD+, the SVOD service of German pubcaster ARD, picked up rights for Cyborg: Human Machines, Stalin’s James Bond, Children of Dictators, Reinventing New York and six other titles. Viewers in Germany will also be able to watch Vistas of Longing—Painters and their Landscapes and Painting the Sea on the streaming platform Sooner, as well as Erich Kästner—The Other Face on Netflix.