Red Arrow Studios International has secured sales for its slate of Apollo 11 titles in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing with broadcasters in Central and Eastern Europe.
AMC Networks International in Central and Northern Europe has acquired the eight-part Countdown to Apollo, produced by Steve Rotfeld Productions for FOX in the U.S.; the four-parter The Apollo Chronicles, from Steve Rotfeld Productions for CW in the U.S.; and the two-part Prisoners of the Moon, from Bandit Films in association with Screen Ireland and Lucataire for RTE in Ireland. It also picked up feature documentaries Fight for Space, from Eventide Visuals and Title Media; Last Man on the Moon, from Mark Stewart Productions; and Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo, from Mission Control Productions. All six titles will air on the Spektrum channel in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.
FTV Prima in the Czech Republic has acquired Armstrong, produced by Steve Rotfield Productions for National Geographic, as well as the aforementioned Countdown to Apollo, The Apollo Chronicles and Prisoners of the Moon.
Tim Gerhartz, senior VP of global sales at Red Arrow Studios International, said: “We’ve seen excellent sales for our package of Moon-landing titles from broadcasters around the world and are delighted to have concluded these deals across Central and Eastern Europe in the lead up to the anniversary this summer.”