Toronto – Breakthrough Films & Television  and its distribution company Breakthrough Entertainment have signed a co-production and broadcast deal with History Television (Canada) and Discovery Communications for Greatest Tank Battles (10 x 60’) a military, CGI documentary series that recounts the most dramatic, monumental tank battles in history. The announcement was made today by Nat Abraham, Head of Distribution at Breakthrough Entertainment.
“Breakthrough has a long tradition of delivering top rated and critically acclaimed history series,” said Peter Williamson, Executive Producer. “Greatest Tank Battles blends computer generated images and documentary storytelling and will be our most exciting series yet.”
Greatest Tank Battles will launch on History Television in Canada, Discovery Communications’ Military Channel in the United States, and on Discovery Networks throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Greatest Tank Battles is a compelling new documentary series recounting the greatest armored battles in history as seen through the eyes of the very soldiers who manned the guns. Shot on location in Belgium, Germany, Russia, France, Israel, Egypt, the UK, and the United States. Episodes feature dramatic battles, stunning CGI animation, riveting eye witness accounts, classic footage and expert interviews. Greatest Tank Battles puts viewers in the gunner’s seat and sends them into the heart of the action!
Greatest Tank Battles is executive produced by Peter Williamson and Ira Levy (For King & Empire, For King & Country), co-produced by Paul Kilback and Peter Williamson (In Korea, Battlefield Mysteries) and directed by Paul Kilback (In Korea, Battlefield Mysteries).