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D360 and CBC strike documentary distribution deal

From a media release:

Distribution360 has announced it will represent over 50 documentary and factual titles from Canada’s national public broadcaster CBC/Radio-Canada. Launching in the international marketplace at MIPCOM this October, the deal will see D360 sell titles from acclaimed CBC brands including the International Emmy® Award winning the fifth estate and The Nature of Things

The new slate brings exciting growth to D360’s library, adding programming that will resonate globally with viewers in the categories of Current and World Affairs, Science and Technology, Crime and Investigation, and Wildlife and Nature. Titles include Return to UkraineJellyfish Rule!The Sextortion of Amanda Todd and Safe Haven For Chimps

CBC TITLES

Return to Ukraine (1×60’) – Current and World Affairs
Canadian-Ukraine immigrant Alex Shprintsen returns to his place of birth to explore how the country’s past is defining its current conflicts.

Jellyfish Rule! (1×60’) – Science and Technology
No brains, no backbone, no problem! 600 million years ago jellyfish ruled the oceans and now these mysterious and magnificent creatures may be taking them over once again, only this time, they’re doing it with our help. Discover how overfishing and other man made changes — like global warming, pollution and coastal development — are transforming our oceans in ways that allow “jellies” to thrive.

The Sextortion of Amanda Todd (1×60’) – Crime and Investigation
Haunted by a revealing photo on the Internet, Amanda Todd became a victim of blackmail and sexual extortion that ultimately drove her to her death. With never-before-seen video and online chats, this documentary looks at the real story of this young girl and how a new breed of online predators threaten youth.

Safe Haven for Chimps (1×60’) – Wildlife and Nature
The touching story of how some very special chimpanzees find sanctuary and a new family when they retire from life in a lab. Featuring an interview with world-renowned primatologist Jane Goodall.

A complete list of titles can be found on the newly relaunched Distribution360 website at Distribution360.com.Make sure to visit us at MIPCOM booth P-1.A51.

Distribution360, a marblemedia company, is a dynamic and innovative rights management business positioned to monetize content across all existing and emerging platforms around the World. With a focus on kids and factual programming, our mandate is to take maximum advantage of all opportunities in the digital economy and to achieve the best possible returns for the programs and properties that we represent.

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Prior to becoming a television critic and partner at TV, Eh?, Greg David was a critic for TV Guide Canada, the country's most trusted source for TV news. He has interviewed television actors, actresses and behind-the-scenes folks from countless programs. Survivor winners, Donald Trump, Jerry Bruckheimer ... he has interviewed (literally) hundreds of TV people over the course of his career. He is a past member of the Television Critics Association.
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