Keiko: The Untold Story is going global.
The Orca documentary is set to air in the UK and across Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America after independent distributor Silverkite Media sealed a wide-ranging deal with the Discovery owned Animal Planet.
Keiko: The Untold Story tells the true story of the Orca whale that starred in hit movie Free Willy, charting its unique journey from captivity in Mexico to being released in the wild waters of Iceland. The feature documentary will air on Animal Planet UK tomorrow, before subsequently airing in overseas territories.
Elsewhere, Silverkite Media has also lined up a slew of deals for a number of their other titles. The company has sold Zoo Vet at Large to Digicel Media in Papua New Guinea and Horse & Country TV in Australia, the UK, Netherlands and Sweden. While M6 in France has picked up Scrapbooks from Hell: The Auschwitz Albums.