(Toronto, Canada – April 1, 2015) – Blue Ant International is delighted to announce a full slate of over 100 hours of new series and new seasons of factual content for Mip 2015. Highlights include:
New series and documentaries:
The Big Feed (13 x 30’ 4k) takes you behind the enclosures, chronicling the challenges of feeding animals in the zoo. Each episode features three different animals, giving you a look at their day-to-day life.
Paranormal Survivor (10 x 60’HD) takes you through terrifying real-life encounters with the supernatural. Hear from those who’ve faced these feared spirits – and watch dramatic recreations that lure people back to the scenes of these harrowing confrontations.
Prank You (6 x 30’HD) A team of 4 hilarious mischief-makers, who are constantly trying to out-prank each other in an uber-funny and ultra-competitive battle of crazy and unpredictable pranks.
What’s For Sale… With A View? (13 x 30’HD) follows buyers as they search for dream homes with incredible jaw-dropping views.
Different Drummer: Celebrating Eccentrics (1 x 60’HD and 1 x 90’HD) is a celebration of those who are truly different from the rest of us and according to a ten-year study, are healthier, tend to live longer and more happily. So how and why is dancing to the beat of our own drum good for us? Academy Award winning director, John Zaritsky, will try and answer that question.
Cities in Blue (8 x 60’ HD) explores the evolution of one of America’s most iconic music styles: The Blues. From the raw, honest “call and response” blues born on the plantations of the Deep South to the polished sound performed for appreciative audiences in the industrial cities of America, it’s a journey through one of music’s most celebrated and storied genres.
New seasons of continuing series:
Cosmic Vistas Season 5 (6 x 30’HD) is a visually breathtaking series offers a new perspective on our solar system. Through beautiful HD imagery audiences will not only be taken to places they have never been, but they will also be given an immersive tour of places they could never go.
Hope For Wildlife Season 6 (13 x 60’HD) – Mother Nature can be cruel, and when man and nature collide, wildlife never wins. Hope Swinimer, her staff, and her volunteers rescue, rehabilitate, and release thousands of animals each year, all while struggling to make ends meet.
My Retreat Season 2 (13 x 30’HD) takes you inside the iconic and the unique properties found along some of the world’s most scenic shorelines, riverbanks and mountainsides. It might be called a chalet, country house, cottage or cabin, but at its core it is a retreat – a place people go to escape their everyday life. My Retreat visits them all, from the humble to the spectacular, and from the traditional to the bizarre.
What’s For Sale? Season 2(13 x 30’ HD) Each episode follows a family looking to purchase the perfect getaway. With the help of rock star realtor Rob Serediuk, viewers watch the family explore three properties and ultimately decide which vacation home is the one for them
Blue Ant International is a leading global content distribution company, with a diverse catalogue of over 1,500 hours of award-winning factual, lifestyle, reality, documentary series and formats. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada the company’s catalogue includes Backroad Bounty, Nomads of the Serengeti, and Rebel Without a Kitchen. Blue Ant International is a division of Blue Ant Media. www.blueantinternational.com