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Pulp Non-Fiction: Spotlight – Adventures with Adler

Virginia-based producer/distributor Adler Media has introduced a slate of adventure programming which will appeal to even the most jaded of action junkies....
November 1, 1997

Virginia-based producer/distributor Adler Media has introduced a slate of adventure programming which will appeal to even the most jaded of action junkies.

Speed! Crash! Rescue! from Indianapolis’ Nineteenth Star, is a close-up look at racing rescue teams in action, set against the background of the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The hour-long, US$250,000 special is under consideration by dci/tlc, and will be completed by mid-November.

AD 1000: The Viking Legacy is produced by Morgan Wulf Films in California. The entire hour-long feature was filmed aboard a replica of a Viking ship during a 21-day tour which took in locations in Germany, England, Greenland and the Canadian Arctic. The film came in at an approximate budget of US$200,000.

Cops in the Sky flies with the newest wave of high-tech police tools – the helicopter. The show will air in February of next year on tlc, and is a project by Wright Productions of Chicago. Cops was produced for US$200,000.

Also in production news:

-Straight from the Source

-Coup of the Month: No peace in Shangri-la

-Fighting over more than the bathroom

-Millennium Watch – 100 Moments of the Century

-Look out Channel 4. . .

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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