Blue Ant International Inks Deals for 300-Plus Hours


Blue Ant International has secured several sales for more than 300 hours to platforms across the U.S., the Caribbean Basin and Canada.

“We’ve had incredible interest from both our current customers and emerging streaming services in the United States and Canada,” said Solange Attwood, executive VP of Blue Ant International. “The broad audiences that our platform partners offer speaks to the universal appeal of Blue Ant International’s catalog, which has a diverse array of genres and includes programming narrated by the iconic voices of some of Hollywood’s top talent.”

In the U.S., AMC Networks’ streaming service Sundance Now, has picked up Fight for Justice: David and Me (Markham Street Films). Tastemade has picked up David Rocco’s Dolce Napoli (Rockhead Entertainment), which will be available on the lifestyle streaming network in the U.S., U.K. and Canada.

Across the U.S. and Canada, Quintus Media has licensed a multitude of factual and high-impact documentary titles for its AVOD platform Free Documentary that includes more than 180 hours of content. BYUtv will broadcast Paul Brandt’s Build It Forward (Corkscrew Media).

In Canada, seasons three through six of Hope for Wildlife (Arcadia Entertainment) will air on Corus Entertainment’s specialty channel Nat Geo WILD, while TVO has picked up the second season of the series. Additionally, TVO has picked up ER Vets (Rhino Content) and seasons two and three of Great Blue Wild (Blue Ant Studios), in which the wildest adventures of the world’s greatest dive shops are revealed in their own underwater video footage, featuring encounters with massive humpbacks, manta rays and sharks.

French-Canadian network Quebecor Content has licensed Life Below Zero: Canada (Saloon Media). The CBC/Radio-Canada has picked up French Canadian rights for the first season of Detention Adventure (LoCo Motion Pictures, Broken Compass Pictures) for its streaming service. SRC has also licensed several natural-history titles including Hope for Wildlife season nine (Arcadia Entertainment), Animals at Play (Offspring Films), Malawi Wildlife Rescue (Icon Films), Epic Yellowstone (Grizzly Creek Films); Life on the Reef (Northern Pictures) and Epic Warrior Women: Vikings (Urban Canyons).