Hat Trick Lands Sales & Presales for Exodus Doc Special


LONDON: Hat Trick International has scored a range of new deals for Keo Films’ three-part documentary special Exodus: Our Journey to Europe.

Exodus: Our Journey to Europe has been acquired by Planete Cable for France, French-speaking Belgium and Africa, TVO for Canada and SBS for Australia. Further deals in Europe have been concluded with DR (Denmark), YLE (Finland), AMC Networks (Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia), 365 Media (Iceland), RTE (Ireland), RTL (Netherlands), NRK (Norway) and SVT (Sweden). Keo also co-produced a version for Canal Plus in France and WGBH’s Frontline strand in the U.S.

BBC Two recently commissioned a second season.

Sarah Tong, the director of sales at Hat Trick International, commented, “The team at Keo Films are absolute experts in producing powerful content that truly immerses audiences in the biggest issues, themes and ideas of our world today. In Exodus: Our Journey to Europe viewers are given a unique insight into the real individual human stories behind the headlines. International broadcasters were quick to recognize the relevance and importance of the first series, and I’m pleased to see this being repeated as the team return to follow up on this important and constantly developing global issue.”