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As Discovery’s newly-appointed director of acquisitions for docs and specials, the former Tribeca Film Institute exec tells realscreen what brought him back to the buyer’s table, and what he’s looking for now that he’s there.
David Darg’s Body Team 12 (pictured) and Raul de la Fuente’s Minerita are among the 10 documentary shorts contending for Best Documentary Short Subject nominations at the 88th Academy Awards.
The seventh annual Realscreen Awards, taking place on June 9 in Santa Monica as part of Realscreen West, has opened its call for entries, with new and updated categories. (Pictured: Property Brothers’ Jonathan Scott and Drew Scott at the 2015 Awards)
In advance of the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers, the BBC’s Andrew Cohen gives realscreen a first look at its upcoming landmark science copro with PBS and France Télévisions.
The launch marks the network’s second round of digital shorts since the documentary arm of its digital studio was unveiled in January. (Pictured: All-American Family)
Today’s ‘Extra’ includes a first-look deal between UK distributor DRG and What Larks! Productions, and a doc series commission for German channel Spiegel Wissen. (Pictured: The Magic of Houdini with Alan Davies)
The UK distributor has upped Sabrina Duguet (pictured, left) to executive VP Asia Pacific and Stephen Driscoll (right) to executive VP EMEA as the British indie prepares to launch dedicated regional offices in the U.S. and Asia Pacific.
Realscreen presents an exclusive clip from the Films of Record-produced three-part docuseries for Channel 4, which tracks an 18-month Bristol murder investigation and premieres on Monday (November 30).