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Harbour takes French docs to Asia

Hong Kong based distributor Harbour Rights has sold a raft of docs to Asian broadcasters, including shopping three-part French project Human to PBS in Thailand.

HumanThe doc, from Yann Arthus-Bertrand and about the human condition, originally played on France Télévisions and heads to Thai PBS as part of a ten-hour package the broadcaster has taken from Harbour.

Another doc from France Télévisions has also been sold into Asia with Hitler’s Champions, about sport and Nazism, going to pubcaster RTHK as part of its Olympic programming.

In pay TV, Discovery Asia has licensed wildlife special Into the Wild of Borneo. It also hails from France.

Harbour, which specialises in selling factual programming from Europe into Asia, is run by Teremoana Seguin, the former sales boss of French distributor Ampersand. It represents the catalogues of Ampersand and other Europe-based distributors, in Asia.