With 2012′s The Act of Killing, Joshua Oppenheimer (pictured) created one of the most controversial and talked-about documentaries in decades. Two years later, he talks to realscreen about navigating “a minefield of clichés” to make the follow-up, The Look of Silence.
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The partners quietly wound down their major joint venture last month, realscreen has learnt, in a move that throws a question mark over the future of 3D television.
Six projects will be judged and critiqued by Talpa’s creative team, as well as Talpa founder John de Mol, during a live pitching competition at Realscreen London on October 9.
UK distributor Sky Vision has penned deals with various European broadcasters for a one-off documentary commemorating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. (Pictured: Berlin Wall: The Night the Iron Curtain Closed)
Brooklyn-based prodco Part2 Pictures has named Emily Harding (pictured, right) as its new director of strategy, and upped Rachael Profiloski to director of development (left).
Chief programming officer Rico Martinez discusses the plans ahead for Endemol’s digital content division, including the unscripted web series starring Drea de Matteo.
The five-part Sports Illustrated: The Making of Swimsuit 2015 will anchor the U.S. cable network’s ‘Beach Week’ strand next February.
Director Kirby Dick’s The Invisible War (pictured) won two awards for PBS and ITVS doc strand ‘Independent Lens’ at this year’s News and Documentary Emmy Awards.
UK distributor Cineflix Rights has closed a number of international deals for the TLC series The Little Couple (pictured) ahead of MIPCOM later this month.
The Motion Picture Editor’s Guild has filed unfair labor practice charges against the U.S. cable net after editors for the reality series Shahs of Sunset (pictured) were dismissed amidst a work stoppage.