Abacus Media Rights (AMR), a member of the Amcomri Media Group, has acquired distribution rights for the compulsive, revelatory and untold true story of serial killer Ivan Robert Marko Milat, and can already confirm international sales of the series.
Recently aired on Channel 7 in Australia and produced by award-winning production company EQ Media Group and Bannaby Productions in Australia, Ivan Milat: Buried Secrets (4 x 60’ with 2 x 90’ version also available) has been acquired by A+E Networks UK for Crime+Investigation for UK, Central and Eastern Europe, Greece, Benelux, Middle East and Africa and RTL Crime in Germany, with a number of further deals soon to be announced.
The documentary series is Executive Produced by Brendan Dahill (Rhys Darby Big in Japan, This Could Go Anywhere, The Night Caller), David Alrich (Body Hack, Outback Lockdown) and Hamish Thomson (60 Minutes, Sunday Night, Inside Story, Nelson Mandela: Warrior for Peace, Bladerunner – My Lover, My Killer: Oscar Pistorius).
AMR, which boasts a long-standing relationship with visionary producer EQ Media Group, can also announce sales of other EQ titles, including Hitler’s Secret Sex Life (4 x 60’) to NTV – Germany, National Geographic – Japan, A&E – UK, Benelux, CEE, Sweden and The History Channel Iberia. As well as How the Nazis Lost the War (6 x 60’) which has been picked up by National Geographic – Benelux, National Geographic – Japan, A&E – UK, CEE, Sweden and The History Channel Iberia.
Managing Director of AMR, Jonathan Ford, commented “It’s a real pleasure working with EQ Media Group and to represent their diverse programming internationally. We are extremely pleased to have already secured sales of true crime documentary series Ivan Milat: Buried Secrets. It is a disturbing, riveting story that remains open-ended as there are potentially many more victims yet to be found.”