– AIM Tell-A-Vision® Group Signs Distribution Agreement for Hit US Series –
New York, NY – March 17, 2014 – AIM Tell-A-Vision® Group (AIM TV) announced today that Raw Travel® the U.S.-syndicated adventure travel & lifestyle series, will be represented internationally by Off The Fence Distribution.
Off the Fence will be responsible for licensing Raw Travel (18 x 30’) to media outlets outside of the United States and will represent the show at global television markets, including at MIPTV in April.
Raw Travel is a weekly 30 minute adventure travel & lifestyle series that incorporates two of the fastest growing segments of travel: eco-tourism & voluntourism. The fast paced show focuses on authentic experiences to often off-the-beaten-path destinations as well as other more mainstream destinations. Season 1 focused on Latin America & the Caribbean with Season 2 plans for travel to Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia as well as parts of North America.
Raw Travel has been on an explosive growth track since launching in 70% of the U.S. via broadcast syndication last October. The show has been adding more cities to its coverage while growing and winning key demographics in major domestic US markets such as San Francisco, Chicago, Dallas, Portland and Orlando.
“U.S. passport possession has exploded as international travel has become more accessible than ever. Raw Travel’s ability to bring young demos back to broadcast TV surprised even me,” stated Robert G. Rose, Executive Producer. “Travel programming is extremely popular internationally. As we fill the void in the U.S., having a respected partner like Off the Fence gives Raw Travel an international footprint that’s key to building a global brand” Rose continues.
Georgina Eye, Head of Acquisitions, Off the Fence, added: “Travel and Adventure is a genre that continues to do well for us, and Raw Travel offers a really fresh and exciting take on it. The series gets under the skin of the countries and cities featured, and really taps into the current travelling zeitgeist of treading the less well-worn trail and seeking new experiences. It is a series that has really taken off in the US, and has attracted a younger demographic of viewers, and we know that it will have great appeal to buyers globally.”
Visit www.RawTravel.tv for more information.
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About Off the Fence – http://www.offthefence.com
Off the Fence is the leading global non-fiction content company of global scale and reach, producing and distributing exceptional programming.
Our independent spirit and personal approach enables us the flexibility and dynamism to deliver the best for our partners. We bring a bespoke and commercially-savvy approach to our global business and have a deep understanding of local markets.
Off the Fence Distribution acquires, sells and deliverspremier non-fiction programming, representing independent producers and key broadcaster partners. Our catalogue now stands at over 6000 hours of diverse content across Lifestyle, People, Places & Culture, Wildlife, Travel & Adventure, Science & Technology and History genres. We pride ourselves on our long-term partnerships and have exclusive distribution arrangements with Smithsonian Channel, WEtv, Fox International Channels, and Nuvo TV.
Off the Fence Productions makes award-winning programming and films that give a fresh perspective on human stories, and celebrate and explore the natural world around us. We have created over 300 of content for broadcasters including MTV, BBC, Channel 4, MSNBC, PBS, National Geographic Channel, Discovery and The Weather Channel. The creative team have been recognised by more than 80 awards, including Royal Television Society, Emmy, Golden Panda and Grand Teton.
We are proud to be celebrating our 20th anniversary in 2014, having grown from our roots in Amsterdam to being a global operation with presence in the UK (London, Bristol), USA (Los Angeles, New York), South Africa (Cape Town) and Germany (Mainz).
Off the Fence is a Realscreen 100 company, and Off the Fence Productions ranked at 18 in the Top 30 True Indies in the 2013 Broadcast Indie Survey and at 14 in the True Indies of Televisual’s 2013 Production 100 Survey.
About AIM Tell-A-Vision Group
AIM TV is an independent content production and distribution company founded by media executive and entrepreneur Robert G. Rose. AIM TV aspires to produce and distribute positive, compelling content that reflects their mission of presenting Media That Matters.
Visit www.AIMTVGroup.com and www.RawTravel.tv for more information.