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Chinese platforms shop at TVF

20 Nov 2019

Chinese outlets including SVoD platform iQiyi, VoD operator BiliBili and Shanghai Media Group’s BesTV have acquired a series of titles from UK-based factual distributor TVF International. iQiyi has picked up streaming rights to two China-focused titl...

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Hard selling

15 Nov 2019

The world of factual distribution is seeing rapid change, with new business models, complex, scripted-style financing deals, fluctuating prices and windowing rows. Clive Whittingham reports.Factual distribution used to be so simple. Cheap to make and...

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C4, Arrow examine Boeing disasters

6 Nov 2019

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has commissioned a documentary examining the two crashes that left 346 people dead and grounded Boeing’s 737 MAX aircraft. UK indie Arrow Media is working on Boeing’s Killer Plane: What Went Wrong? for the commercially funded...

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TVF scores MENA sales

22 Oct 2019

London-headquartered specialist factual distributor TVF International has sold a slate of programmes including New Species and In My Mind to MENA broadcasters. Pan-MENA news network BBC Arabic has licensed a package of factual titles, including Attit...

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