BLUE ANT INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES EASTERN EUROPEAN SALES OF OVER 100 HOURS OF FACTUAL ENTERTAINMENT AND WILDLIFE CONTENT AHEAD OF NAPTE EUROPE

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(Toronto, ON, June 9, 2015) – Blue Ant International, the producers and distributors of one of the world’s largest 4K nature libraries, announced today its latest Eastern European sales. More than 100 hours of content from its diverse catalogue of factual, lifestyle, reality and documentary series and formats will land on channels across the region.

“Blue Ant International is thrilled that our robust slate of premium wildlife and factual content continues to be in demand in the Eastern European market,” said Solange Attwood, SVP, International, Blue Ant Media. “We look forward to providing our global buyers in these emerging markets with our award winning series and documentaries throughout 2015.”

AMC Networks International (Central Europe) has purchased an array of series and specials from Blue Ant International, including Dino Hunt (4 x 60’ HD) which shows the world’s best palaeontologists revealing prehistoric mysteries with CGI technology bringing the largest beasts to ever walk the earth ‘back to life’. The network has also purchased Cosmic Vistas (30 x 30’ HD) a series that showcases our solar system through beautiful HD imagery and What’s For Sale (26 x 30’ HD), a home and property series that follows host Rob Serediuk as he helps families purchase the vacation home of their dreams. Additional sales include Oasis Earth (1 x 60’ HD), Hubble’s Canvas (6 x 30’ HD), Life From Ash and Ice (1 x 60’ HD), Written in Stone (1 x 60’ HD), Reno My Reno (13 x 30’ HD) and Live Here Buy This (52 x 30’ HD).

ITI Neovision S.A. (Poland), for Planete+ Channel, has purchased Land Speed Heroes (6 x 60’ HD) a factual series following amateur and professional speed freaks as they try to set land speed records on the Bonneville Salt Flats and Ol Pejeta Diaries (20 x 30’ HD + 1 x 60’ HD 4K), a series and one-hour special that introduces viewers to wildlife and conservancy staff and the daily challenges a multitude of animals bring. Dino Hunt (4 x 60’ HD) for Planete+ Channel and My Retreat (26 x 30’ HD) for Domo+ Channel were included in the sale.

Blue Ant International has added the sales of Style in Steel (24 x 30’ HD) and (24 x 30’ HD) Cabin Truckers (13 x 30’ HD), a 13-pt series featuring an expert team’s incredible exploits of hauling colossal cabins to remote and picturesque locations, to TVN (Poland). The distribution company has sold another factual series from its library titled Backroad Bounty (13 x 60’ HD) to Discovery Networks CEEMEA – Central Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa. This property introduces audiences to antique experts Marty and Bam Bam who provide a tour of only the best-undiscovered vintage garages with everything from antique furniture to forgotten family heirlooms.

Blue Ant International is a leading global content distribution company, with a diverse catalogue of over 1,600 hours of award winning factual, lifestyle, reality and documentary series and formats. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, the company’s catalogue includes Cabin Truckers, The Big Feed and Paranormal Survivor. Blue Ant International is a division of Blue Ant Media. blueantinternational.com

Blue Ant Media is a privately held media company that creates and distributes content internationally in categories that span lifestyle, travel, music, nature and documentary. Through 10 owned and operated consumer brands—including Cottage Life, AUX, Love Nature and Smithsonian Channel Canada, Blue Ant publishes original content via television, magazines, mobile and the web. In addition, Blue Ant produces experiential events and specialized consumer shows. Blue Ant Media is based in Toronto has an investment in Omnia Media, a Los-Angeles-based YouTube network and recently acquired Choice TV, a New Zealand broadcast network. To learn more, visit blueantmedia.ca

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Sarah Etherden

Director, Corporate Communications

Blue Ant Media

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