BAFTAs will be available in more than 75 territories.
Distributor Fireworks International has secured a raft of sales for this year’s BAFTA ceremony.
The Orange British Academy Film Awards (Feb 13) will debut this year in Latin America with satellite broadcaster DirecTV and will also air on BBC America in the US and UKTV in Australia and New Zealand.
In Europe, the television special has been signed by Danish national broadcaster DR and Scandinavia’s NonStop Television for broadcast throughout Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Benelux. HBO Central Europe has picked up the title for Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Poland whilst audiences in India will receive the show through Indian movie channel Sony Pix.
Greg Phillips, President at Fireworks International commented: “The Orange British Academy Film Awards is a truly stand-out event in the international awards season, honoring the film industry’s brightest stars from around the world and providing high calibre entertainment appealing to a wide audience. We are delighted to announce this raft of deals following our partnership with BAFTA and are confident that this is just the start of our ongoing success in bringing their prestigious entertainment content to new global audiences.”
The King’s Speech leads the nominations (14) for the UK’s premier film awards event, which takes place this Sunday (13) at London’s Royal Opera House.
Fireworks International is the television and digital distribution arm of ContentFilm.