Senior Acquisitions Manager
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Genres Docs & Factual | Kids & Teens | Drama | Series
Company Description Beyond Distribution is an experienced and successful distribution company which, since its inception in 1984, has built an international reputation for distributing programmes that appeal to audiences throughout the world. It is also known for its sales, accounting and servicing support, for effective promotion and marketing of programmes and, most importantly, for achieving high prices and high sales volumes.
Utilising the expertise of experienced sales and acquisitions teams, Beyond works collaboratively with producers, advising on elements which will increase the sales potential of their projects, and providing feedback and information about the international marketplace.
As a truly international group, with offices in Sydney, London and Dublin, it represents a roster of successful producers from around the world, including CBBC, Great Pacific, MorningStar Entertainment, Citizen Skull, MTV Networks, Temple Street Productions, Big Coat Productions, Paperny Entertainment, Greenstone Pictures, Top Shelf Productions, Atlas Media Corp., Prospero Productions, Open Mind Productions, Rockhopper TV, Moving Visuals Co. Pty Ltd, True North Productions, RTR Media, JV Productions, Great Southern Television, Machine Productions, Trilogy Media and Beyond Productions.
The strength and quality of Beyond’s catalogue is well known in the international marketplace and its programming is actively sought out by international buyers. It has developed long-term key relationships with broadcasters worldwide with whom it deals directly.
In addition to attending major markets, such as MIPTV, MIPDOC, MIPCOM, MIPCOM Junior, Discop, Asian Television Forum and Apex Market, the sales team focuses heavily on territory sales trips to forge and maintain strong relationships with buyers.
Looking for Looking for new content: kids (preschool as well as 6 to 12 years old), factual, lifestyle, natural history.
No current affairs, no sports, no feature films, no one-offs.
Beyond’s high quality catalogue of approximately 4,000 hours of programming spans all genres and features with successful and award-winning titles such as Highway Thru Hell, Addicted to the Life, The Will, Love it or List it, Mythbusters, Iconicles, Absolute Genius with Dick'n Dom and Hero Squad.
All recently launched programming is produced in high definition.
Policy & Volume of Acquisition Beyond prefers to acquire series.
Beyond Distribution is looking for Factual Entertainment, Crime and Investigation, Children and Family, Lifestyle, Natural history, People and Society, History and Drama series.
Beyond Distribution acquires programmes from producers and production companies from around the world. It handles worldwide rights, with the television sales arena being the most prominent. So it is looking for shows with broad domestic and international appeal.
Beyond can also help with pre-sales.
Prices 30% commission basis. MG sometimes possible with a lump sum for deductible expenses (AUD 7,000).
Length 60’ or 30’ series and occasional 60’ one-offs
Territories Worldwide
Licence 5-7 years
Contact by Send a treatment and a link - answer to be expected after 7 days.
Updated Post-MIPTV 2017