Magnify Media takes fact ent, history, natural world, arts, scripted to MipTV

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Plimsoll Productions-owned UK distributor Magnify Media is bringing factual entertainment, history, natural world, arts and scripted formats and series to MipTV next week.

In the factual entertainment category are three seasons of carpentry format Handmade: Good with Wood (22×60’), produced by Plimsoll Productions for Channel 4 in the UK.

Also produced for the UK, for BBC Two, are cooking show Marcus Wareing’s Tales from a Kitchen Garden (10×30’, Plimsoll Productions) and three seasons of Mountain Vets (18×30/60’, Rare TV).

For both BBC Two and BBC One are two seasons of Plimsoll Productions’ My Unique B&B (30×45/30’).

Over in Norway, TV2’s docuseries Ice Cowboys (6×40’) is also on the fact ent slate. Produced by Maverix, the show follows sled dog racers in Alaska.

In the history space are BBC Two’s Thatcher & Reagan: The Special Relationship (2×50’) and The Real Peaky Blinders (2×60’), both produced by Plimsoll Productions. For Channel 4 are two seasons of Britain by the Beach (8×50’), also from Plimsoll Productions.

On the slate of natural world docs are Plimsoll Productions’ upcoming film Queer Planet (1×120’) and Ocean Souls Films’ doc Ocean Souls (1×60’), which explores the lives of ceteaceans.

Also in the natural world are PBS in the US’s My Garden of a Thousand Bees (1×60’, Passion Planet) and NRK in Norway’s Plastic Fjords (1×60’, Pandora Film AS), which highlights the issue of plastic rubbish damaging the Norwegian Fjords.

In the arts space are three films from Seventh Art Productions for theatrical release: The Danish Collector: Delacroix to Gauguin (1×50’) which examines impressionist art; Sunflowers (1×50’) which showcases a series of paintings by Vincent van Gogh; and Easter in Art (1×90/50’) about the death and resurrection of Jesus.

Finally, Magnify Media’s scripted line-up includes two seasons of drama series Mental (20×22’) from Blacksheep Films for France TV, about four troubled teens and their journey to a psychiatric ward.

In Norway are five seasons of TV2’s Heartbeats (60×10’, ANTI), about two young people who fall pregnant after a one-night stand, and two seasons of NRK’s Norwegian-ish (15×25/40’), which follows three young adults with roots in four cultures as they try to navigate through adulthood.