June 21, 2024

Curiosity Announces Content Distribution Partnership with Harbour Rights

Silver Spring, Md.Curiosity, the global media company known for its award-winning documentary features, factual entertainment, and specialist factual content, is pleased to announce a new distribution partnership with Harbour Rights, a leading international distribution company based in Hong Kong.

This strategic alliance will bring Curiosity’s premium content to a broader audience across various platforms, including TV, VOD, and inflight entertainment, in multiple territories across Asia.

The content, produced by some of the world’s most celebrated production companies (Appian Way Productions, Arrow Media, BIG Media, Bigger Bang, Blink Films, Flight 33 Productions, Impossible Factual, Off the Fence, Ouragan Films, Roller Coaster Road Productions, Stephen David Entertainment, Terra Mater Studios, World Media Rights, and ZED) covers a wide range of genres (science, technology, history, nature, home, food, and culture), enriching Harbour Rights’ already diverse and high-quality programming.

Titles include:

  • Ancient Engineering – Season 1 & Season 2 (20×60′): A fascinating look at how modern-day structures and engineering technologies have been inspired by ancient discoveries.
  • Besieged Fortresses: Battles of Legend (4×52′): Exploring great medieval battles and architectural prowess.
  • Beyond the Spotlight (6×52′): Revealing the passions of celebrities on a mission to change the world.
  • Celts: The Untold Story (3×50′): Uncovering the unknown history of the Celts.
  • Cracking the Code (8×50′): Revealing the greatest codes known to humanity and the brilliant minds that crack them.
  • Deep Time History (3×50′): How events from the deep past have shaped human history.
  • Engineering the Future – Season 1 & Season 2 (12×52′): Exploring cutting-edge eco-engineering projects around the globe.
  • Living with Lions (1×60′): A nuanced telling of what it means to live with lions in the Serengeti.
  • Planet Insect (3×52′): Capturing insect behavior in ways never before possible.
  • Royals: Keeping the Crown (6×52′): The story of the rise, fall, and survival of royal families.
  • Sea Hunters (6×20′): Delving into the enigmatic world of marine wildlife.
  • Secrets of the Universe (8×52′): Seeking answers to some of the Universe’s biggest mysteries.
  • Speed (4×52′): The story of humanity’s ceaseless desire to move faster.
  • The History of Food (5×30′): A journey through the science, history, and societal significance of food.
  • The History of Home: Narrated by Nick Offerman (3×60′): Examining how the elements of daily life transformed our homes.
  • The Secrets to Civilization (3×52′): How fluctuating climate conditions shaped human history.
  • The Year That Rocked the World (5×52′): Iconic years in human history through expert recollections.
  • Underworld (5×60′): An exciting cave exploration series using 3D laser-scanning technology.
  • Unearthed: Ancient Murder Mysteries (6×52′): Combining forensic anthropology, true crime, and history.

Ludo Dufour, Vice President of Licensing at Curiosity, commented, “We are excited to partner with Harbour Rights to broaden the reach of our high-quality factual content across Asia. Our productions perfectly complement the strong offering of the Hong Kong-based distributor, and we believe that leveraging Harbour Rights’ deep expertise in the Asian territories coupled with its extensive portfolio of clients across the continent, will help us penetrate new markets. This partnership will allow our evergreen, globally appealing, and high-quality productions to connect with new audiences in Asia, advancing our mission to enlighten, entertain, and inspire viewers worldwide.”

Teremoana Seguin, Managing Director at Harbour Rights, added, “This partnership with Curiosity Stream comes at a perfect time when the media landscape in Asia is still changing and the documentary market is showing renewed interest in high quality factual content to differentiate from the overflow of travel, food, and lifestyle programming. It’s an enrichment and diversification of Harbour Rights’ program offering which typically includes European and Asian TV documentaries. As many players in Asia are focusing on local production, the high value productions brought by Curiosity Stream are an easy pick for buyers who wants to keep an edge.”

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