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Congress ’23 Heads to Seattle, November 28–December 1, 2023

  This year, the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) takes place from November 28 to December 1 in Seattle, Washington. The host sponsor is National Geographic. Congress ’23 promises a dynamic lineup featuring thought-provoking sessions with key decision-makers from around the world—creating a unique opportunity for science and factual producers, digital producers,

NATIVE AMERICA Season 2 rolls out on PBS. Catch up on our Season 1 Case Study

Native America, Season 2 is rolling out now on PBS. Watch the Trailer: Season 1: 17 Year Timeline: Providence Pictures’ Gary Glassman revealed the production story of Season 1  in our detailed Case Study. Read: The Development History of NATIVE AMERICA, a $3-4 million Signature PBS Series (October, 2018) Listen to Gary’s account of the

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Green Screen International Wildlife Film Festival: Dan Salerno Reports from Germany

For five days in September, the Green Screen International Wildlife Film Festival takes over the small fishing village of Eckernförde, Germany, inviting filmmakers, industry professionals, and wildlife-loving audiences from across the region. Industry veteran Dan Salerno attended on behalf of Documentary Business, and shares his takeaways. by Dan Salerno With no physical movie theaters, Eckernförde transforms its

Scandi Prison Reform Comes to Chester, Pennsylvania. A $600k Nordic Coproduction Case Study

More than 100 million Americans, myself included, share the harrowing experience of being involved with a family member caught up in the nation’s notorious prison system. American jails rely heavily on punishment versus rehabilitation. But there are stories of hope. Swedish filmmakers Tomas Lindh and John Stark just premiered on SVT their absorbing series that

Star Chasers of Senegal: Terra Mater Studios / NOVA Fast-track Copro Premieres February 8

Star Chasers of Senegal premieres on PBS next Wednesday, February 8. Our inspiring Case Study reveals in great detail how indie producer / director Ruth Berry overcame the odds to forge a successful Terra Mater Studios / NOVA coproduction. Read the Case Study here. Our MIPCOM 2022 Coproduction panel video features TMS’s Sabine Holzer with

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