South Korean pubcaster KBS and Chinese VoD platforms iQiyi, Youku and Huanxi Media have picked up unscripted series and specials from Sydney- and London-based factual sales house Flame Distribution.
KBS has acquired 1×57’ doc Greta Thunberg: The Voice of the Future. From Entertain Me Productions, the doc examines how the Swedish teenager went inspired a global movement in the fight against climate change.
In China, iQiyi has licensed a selection of docuseries, specials and shorts from Flame, including Billionaire Wonderland, How Not to Get Cancer and #Beasts, while Alibaba Group-owned Youku has picked up Kismet Productions’ Food Safari Earth (13×30’).
Huanxi Media, meanwhile, has licensed 50-and-a-half hours of content for its SVoD platform. This includes a package of biographies and docs produced by Entertain Me Productions, such as Ariana Grande: State of Mind (1×60’), Elvis: The Men Who Knew Him Best (1×120’), Freddie Mercury: The Ultimate Showman (1×60’), Harry & Meghan: When Two Became Three (1×60’), Alien Autopsy: The Search for Answers (4×60’) and Hollywood’s Dark Secret (1×60’).