Guitarist Slava Grigoryan won the Award for Best Classical Album, for Bach Cello Suites Volume I.
In the 2011 - 2012 Financial Year, ABC Commercial secured more than 200 hours of sales to international and domestic in-flight entertainment services. These deals were secured as a result of a number of output deals and orders from new partners, from Asia through to the USA.
Most recently the current affairs title, TO SET BEFORE A QUEEN was sold to Qantas (1 x 28’) and PAINT THE TOWN BLACK (1 x 26’) was sold to Stellar In-flight.
Both programs look at the champion racehorse, Black Caviar, who took on Europe’s best at Royal Ascot and won, bringing her unbeaten streak to a total of 22 races. TO SET BEFORE A QUEEN tells the fascinating inside story of the making of Black Caviar, stretching back across the generations.
For more information, go to: http://abccommercial.com/contentsales/program/set-queen
With exclusive access, PAINT THE TOWN BLACK goes back to where it all began on a stud farm in Victoria and observes how Black Caviar has transformed the lives of everyone involved.
For more information, go to: http://abccommercial.com/contentsales/program/paint-town-black
The deals also included:
Deals with Finnair, British Airways, Emirates, Air New Zealand, and Air Canada for the comedy series LOWDOWN (16 x 30’ HD).
Two compiles of children’s programs sold to Qantas (2 x 90’), the first hosted by Giggle and Hoot for pre-schoolers and the second hosted by the ABC3 crew from Studio 3. AGONY UNCLES (6 x 30’ HD), MYF WARHURST’S NICE (6 x 30’), SPORTING NATION (3 x 55’ HD) and ROMEO AND JULIET (1 x 120’ HD) also sold to Qantas.
Sports documentary, CUP OF DREAMS (1 x 60’ HD) sold to Swissair, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Emirates, and British Airways.
Arts documentary, LIFE IN MOVEMENT (1 x 56’ HD and 1 x 79’ HD) sold to Lufthansa, Etihad, and Emirates.