London-based TVF International has sold three underwater wildlife series to international broadcasters.
From RJ Media, Great Barrier Reef: A Living Treasure is a four-part blue-chip series that reveals the secrets of one of the richest and most complex ecosystems in the world, narrated by Russell Crowe. The series has sold to DIRECTV (U.S.), Viasat World (CEE, Nordics, Russia and CIS), National Geographic (Asia Pacific and MENA), Nine Network (Australia), Youku (China), Kultura (Russia), Globosat (Brazil), MCOT (Thailand) and FTV Prima (Czech Republic).
DIRECTV, National Geographic for Asia Pacific and MENA, Kultura, MCOT and Globosat are also among the broadcasters that have picked up Ocean Wild, a four-part 4K co-production between TVF International and Tokyovision. The series explores the varied underwater habitat of East Asia. In addition to the aforementioned, it has sold to AMC Networks International Southern Europe’s Odisea/Odisseia, Telia Eesti (Estonia), Russian Extreme TV and Knowledge Network (Canada.)
The rights to the four-part docuseries Ocean Predators, from underwater cinematographer Kina Scollay and originally commissioned by Prime NZ, have been secured by AMC Networks International Southern Europe’s Odisea/Odisseia, Bili Bili (China), Fim Plus (Vietnam), FTV Prima and Ceska Televize (Czech Republic), Al Jazeera (Middle East), Russian Extreme TV and JKN Global Media (Thailand).