Germany’s Autentic launches four FAST channels across Europe

Patrick Hörl

German media outfit, Autentic specialising in documentaries and factual series, has launched four FAST channels across European territories, as its expands its presence in the market.

The wildlife and nature channel Adventure Earth will deliver high quality documentaries exploring the planet. The family channel is jointly launched by Autentic and One Gate Media which combines entertainment with education. The whole content stock is in HD and 16:9 format. The wildlife documentaries were shown in primetime on ZDF, WDR, NDR, Arte, ORF and NHK.

Autentic History showcases over-looked historical events, such as the race to create weapons during World War II, 19th century immigration, the Vatican, the regimes of Idi Amin Dada and Augusto Pinochet, and the lives of aviation pioneers like Claude Dornier.

Autentic Travel explores 80 travel destinations around the world including sea-level to snowy peaks and from the desert to the rainforest.

These channels can be streamed internationally across the UK, Ireland, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway, and the Netherlands.

While SPIEGEL TV Konflikte is a cooperation between Autentic and SPIEGEL TV launching in German-speaking countries. The channel is focused on the conflicts that have shaped our world, including wars, strikes, and revolutions.

Dr. Patrick Hörl, managing director at Autentic said: „With our experienced and competent team, we have been successful in the channel business for a long time: Our programmes are distributed on our pay-TV channels as well as on advertising-financed digital channels such as YouTube. Therefore, expanding our activities to the FAST market is the logical next step. Our offerings in this market are partly international, partly specifically geared to the German-speaking market. This gives us a unique positioning in the market.”

The news was announced today by the company at Sunny Side of the Doc, the international documentary marketplace in La Rochelle, France.

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