DLT ENTERTAINTMENT GOES BACK TO ITS ROOTS AT MIPDOC
Picks up new shows and concludes international sales for slate of documentaries
(Cannes March 2003) DLT Entertainment is building its catalogue of programming,
concluding deals for two new documentaries at MIPDOC 2003. The leading
independent producer/distributor has picked up the international television
distribution rights to Roots – Celebrating 25 Years and
Produced by US
independent Leonard Productions, Roots – Celebrating 25 Years is an
award-winning documentary which takes a look back at the controversial and
ground-breaking miniseries, as well as looking forward at its enduring
The one-hour special, which
aired as a primetime special on NBC in 2002, looks at the 1977 overnight
television and social phenomenon which permanently altered domestic US views on
slavery race and culture. Executive Produced by David L. Wolper & Judith
Leonard in association with Quincy Jones Productions, it remains the country’s
third highest-rated program in television history. DLT Entertainment has
worldwide rights to the documentary outside the US.
In a separate deal, DLT Entertainment has
picked up the worldwide rights, excluding Canada, to two-hour documentary Moving House Adventure.
Produced by M.A.B. Productions and Executive Produced by Michael A. Braun, Moving House Adventure
combines the current audience appetite for both historical and make over shows.
The documentary follows the fascinating and entertaining trials of moving the
location of a 200-year-old Cape Cod House and restoring it to its original
Recent documentary sales
concluded by DLT Entertainment include Charles Rennie Mackintosh to China,
Beginning to UK video and DLT's classic Benny Hill's World Tour - New York
has also been picked up for video release in the UK, France and Germany. There
are also a number of international broadcast and video deals imminent for DLT’s
new entertainment special A Tribute to Spike.
For further information please contact Janet
Balmforth or Aimee Norman at Premier Tel + 44 (0) 20 7292 8331, Fax +44 (0) 20
7734 2024 E Mail: email@example.com
Notes to Editors:
DLT Entertainment Ltd. is a New York and
London based company engaged in every aspect of television distribution and
production in the US, the UK and around the world, as well as stage production
in the US and in the UK.
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