Quintus Studios acquires over 100 hours of factual content
October 11, 2021
Quintus Studios, the international factual content distributor and channel owner, has announced a wide range of premium factual content acquisitions for its fast-growing portfolio of AVoD channels with a range of major distributors.
The deals with leading independent producers and distributors including Hat Trick International, 3DD, Albatross World Sales, WAG Entertainment, Drive and Federation Entertainment total over 100 hours of premium factual content and feature a wide range of genres including real life, history, natural history and feature documentaries.
Quintus Studios’ AVOD channel portfolio is led by Free Documentary, which has over 3 million subscribers on YouTube alone. Other channels including FD Real, FD History, FD Nature and ENDEVR also attract over 1 million subscribers combined on the platform.
For FD History, Quintus has acquired ‘War Factories S1’ (8 x 60’), ‘The Great War in Numbers’ (6 x 60’) and ‘World War II in Numbers’ (8 x 60’), a compelling package of programming from WAG Entertainment (part of the Asacha Media Group). An agreement with 3DD sees 22 hours of premium history content including ‘The Monuments Men’, ‘Hitler’s Olympics’ and ‘Shakespeare: The Legacy’ also heading to the FD History channel.
And agreement with UK distributor Drive sees a range of programming including ‘Lost Home Movies of Nazi Germany’, ‘Should we Bomb Auschwitz?’ and ‘Secrets of Airline Food’ heading to ENDEVR and FD History.
For Free Documentary and FD Real, Quintus has agreed a deal for a 30 hour package of premium content with Hat Trick International that includes ‘Mega Air’, ‘Mega Shippers’, ‘The Insider: Reggie Yates’ and ‘The Enforcers’.
A 21 hour premium natural history content deal has been agreed with Albatross World Sales to take shows including ‘Antarctica – Tales from the End of the World’, ‘Band of Bears’, ‘China’s Wild West’ and ‘Wild Galapagos’ to FD Nature.
And finally Quintus has licensed a range of feature documentaries including ‘Birds of Passage’, ‘Ham: Astrochimp’ and ‘Homo Sapiens’ from Federation Entertianment for FD Nature and FD History.
“These are world class titles from a couple of world class partners. Our community will love them and they will certainly boost our channel growth even further” said Lena Muller, Head of Acquisitions at Quintus Studios.