Blue Ant International Announces New Pre-Sales Ahead of Realscreen 2018 and Solange Attwood’s Promotion to Executive Vice President, International

Solange Attwood, Executive Vice-President, Blue Ant International

Toronto, ON (January 25, 2018)Blue Ant International, a transatlantic content distributor and division of Blue Ant Media, announced today that it has pre-sold two new lifestyle series Crazy Beautiful Weddings (10×30’HD) and Best Cake Wins (10×30’HD) from its factual entertainment offering. As the distributor continues expand its roster of clients and premium catalog in 2018,  Solange Attwood has been promoted to Executive Vice President, International, Blue Ant Media and will report to Michael MacMillan, CEO, Blue Ant Media.

Crazy Beautiful Weddings (10×30’HD) – a Blue Ant Media Original Production, has been pre-sold to US-based cable channel UP TV. The series follows wedding planner extraordinaire, Lynzie Kent, as she takes inspiration from a couple’s love story and creates unique and jaw-dropping celebrations. Currently in production, Crazy Beautiful Weddings will be available at MIPTV 2018.

Best Cake Wins (10×30’HD), created by Toronto-based content production company, Architect Films has been pre-sold to BYUtv after its greenlight announcement before MIPCOM 2017. Best Cake Wins is a fun and friendly baking competition series that, each week, sees two cake-makers battle it out in an attempt to make one child’s most awesome birthday cake imaginable a reality.

In her new role as Executive Vice-President, International, Blue Ant Media, Solange Attwood will continue to oversee the strategic direction of Blue Ant Media’s international distribution arm. Her portfolio includes spearheading co-productions for the international sales group, pre-sales and worldwide sales activities, while overseeing the business’ ongoing expansion and sales offices in London (UK) and Toronto (Canada). Under her leadership, Attwood has built the division organically as a leader in premium content distribution with over 3,200 hours of award-winning factual, factual entertainment, kids and family, lifestyle, reality, documentary series and high impact docs.

“Over the past four years, Solange has organically built a distribution business at Blue Ant that has grown from a few hundred hours of content to a robust catalog with hundreds of hours of premium programming, in a broad range of categories,” said Michael MacMillan, CEO, Blue Ant Media. “Solange’s leadership in content distribution combined with her proven track record of delivering on client needs and customer service has been a key driver of our Blue Ant Media’s growth.”

Blue Ant International is a leading transatlantic content distribution company with the largest slate of native 4K nature and wildlife content globally. Its diverse catalog of over 3,200+ hours includes award-winning factual, factual entertainment, kids and family, lifestyle, reality, documentary series and high impact docs. With offices in the UK and Toronto, the company’s library includes I’ve Got Something To Tell You (from UKTV and ZigZag Productions; 6×60’HD), Teddies (Beach House Pictures Kids and Northern Pictures Kids; 90×30’HD) and Orangutan Jungle School (NHNZ; 10 x 60′ HDR + 4K + HD). Blue Ant International is a division of  Blue Ant Media. blueantinternational.com

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