In May 2014, 16 riders left London to embark on a 105 day adventure expedition to Magadan. Documentary filmmaker, Robin Newell joined us with the end result being called “Beyond Siberia – Riding the Road of Bones” and soon to become a TV mini series.
International television distribution company “Beyond” will represent the series and will be releasing it at MIPTV in Cannes; the worlds most prestigious TV / Digital market event, held annually at the Palais Des Festivals, Cannes. “It’s about time the world caught on how exciting riding motorbikes is,” said Jerry Cook of Compass Expeditions. “Launching at such a prestigious TV and film market is testament to that. With 1,000 participants from 100 countries, 60 keynotes speakers, 25 pavilions, 3,800 buyers 1,600 exhibiting companies 1,700 production companies 1,000 VOD buyers and 300 journalists all attending MIPTV.”
Yvonne Body, Beyond Distribution’s Head of Acquisitions said: “We are very excited to be launching Beyond Siberia – Riding The Road of Bones at MIPTV. It’s an action-packed series that will appeal to audiences all over the world, who will share first-hand the hardships and dangers of the ride, as well as the spectacular scenery in countries that very few people will ever visit themselves. This is true armchair adventure.”
Watch the teaser video below
Planning for the second TV series is well underway. This two-part series will also be one of the world’s most challenging motorbike routes. Starting in Cairo and riding the full length of Africa arriving in Cape Town three months later.
For more information: www.compassexpeditions.com