BBC Studios Partners With Vuulr to List Over 3,000 Hours of Premium British Content in Asia

BBC Studios also launches a Branded Sales Platform with Vuulr for Asia customers

Asia (7 June 2022)Vuulr, the leading online content marketplace for film and T.V. today, announced that BBC Studios has signed an agreement to list over 3,000 hours of its premium British content on the Vuulr marketplace, with more being made available in the coming months. BBC Studios’ library of premium Documentary, Comedy, Factual Entertainment and Lifestyle content will be immediately made available for licensing to customers in Asia, featuring titles like Top Gear, The Great British Bake Off, Death In Paradise, Call The Midwife, Attenborough and the Sea Dragon, Tigers: Hunting the Traffickers, Famalam and The Young Offenders.

Additionally, BBC Studios has commissioned a BBC Studios Branded Content Sales Platform from Vuulr at bbcstudios.vuulr.com. This BBC Studios Branded Sales Platform (BSP) will allow interested buyers to search the catalogue, watch trailers and screeners on-demand, check rights availability and place licensing offers easily and conveniently.

All 7,000 buyers already registered with Vuulr will be able to login to BBC Studio’s BSP with their Vuulr credentials. New Buyers will only need to do a quick registration to gain full access to the platform.

“The entertainment industry is fast evolving, and we need to expand the ways to showcase our extensive content catalogue to capture customers that we can’t always reach,” BBC Studios SVP & General Manager, Asia Phil Hardman said. “Working with Vuulr enables us to reach out and connect with buyers across the diverse Asia and South Asia regions, bringing our bold British premium content to new audiences.”

“BBC Studios is well known for producing some of the most engaging and premium British programming, with many iconic and much loved titles,” Vuulr CEO Ian McKee said. “We are incredibly excited to be working with BBC Studios and to present their amazing catalogue on Vuulr.”

About Vuulr

Vuulr is a global online content marketplace for film and T.V. rights that connects over 11,000 Buyers and Sellers  (including Studios, Indies, Production Houses and Distributors)  worldwide, providing them with a platform to source, evaluate, negotiate and transact directly and securely online. 

Regardless of time zone or geography, buyers have the opportunity to access an always-on diverse selection of mainstream and niche content that appeals to their audiences’ global appetite.

The company also champions budding, independent filmmakers by giving them an opportunity for their work to be discovered by buyers worldwide. Vuulr aims to slash the cost, effort and time involved in doing transactions for the industry e.g. licensing transactions on Vuulr close, on average, in 10 days. Learn more at www.vuulr.com


About BBC Studios

BBC Studios, a global content company with British creativity at its heart, is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group and BBC Studios. Global Markets is the Distribution arm of BBC Studios, covering the EMEA and APAC regions, including Asia.


The BBC Studios business in Asia licenses to, and co-produces with, digital and linear platforms across the region with some significant pre-sales and co-productions with major broadcasters and platforms. Our channels, BBC Earth, BBC Lifestyle, CBeebies and BBC World News, are available across the region; BBC First is available as a VOD service in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan and Hong Kong; branded blocks feature on third party channels; while the BBC’s own SVOD service BBC Player offers curated content from BBC global brands in Singapore and Malaysia. In India, the Mumbai-based production business produces local versions of BBC hit shows and Indian originals with partners. BBC Studios also licenses BBC formats to third parties across Asia and the business has forged strategic JV relationships, including with SonyIndiaforSonyBBCEarthchannel. OurAsiaAdSalesteamofferscommercialopportunities across international online news platform BBC.com as well as BBC World News.

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