Documentary Business

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The Future of Wildlife Television: Interviews from Wild Talk Africa (1/3)

In our video vignettes: Key trends in Wildlife television according to a BBC Natural History Unit EP, and a Nat Geo Wild commissioner evaluates what she finds at Wild Talk. BTW, Wild Talk was my first attempt at capturing expert interviews using a cellphone. The results were mixed: my camera work is wobbly and the sound is

Sunnyside of the Doc: Access, Networking and Valuable Information!

Sunnyside offers access to decision-makers, networking events, and a full program of panels on key trends in nonfiction television — all in a compatible seaside city. A feature of SSD 2013 will be the attendance by a full delegation of documentary channels and producers from China. This is an important accomplishment for festival director Yves Jeanneau. I will moderate

Netflix 2024: What You Need To Know Now!

MIPDoc Takeaways: Access for Vancouver’s LaDiDa Media / Latest on China’s CCTV-9 Documentary Channel and the ‘Pivot’ to Europe

Canada’s LaDiDa Media Sylvie Peltier is president of LaDiDa Media, an experienced Vancouver-based factual producer who has been working with Canadian channels. Sylvie decided to expand her horizons by attending MIPDoc. She was looking for international pre-buys and co-productions, as well as for opportunities to refresh her Canadian contacts.  Sylvie engaged us to help develop and

Asia Side of the Doc: Five Big Takeaways from Tokyo

Last week’s Asia Side of the Doc was a memorable event. Senior-level decision-makers attended. There were lots of involved delegates from across the region. The backdrop was a huge city that is still reeling from last year’s catastrophes. Here are my “Big Five” Takeaways: 1.Tohoku Pitch The “Tohoku Pitch” was a day of doc pitches

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