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Discovery Latin America/Iberia has announced that it will repeat its producer's workshop from May 7th to 10th, in Merida, Mexico...
February 1, 2000

Discovery Latin America/Iberia has announced that it will repeat its producer’s workshop from May 7th to 10th, in Merida, Mexico

In a partnership with Swedish media company Non Stop Television, E! will launch into Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland on the Canal Digital platform

BBC Library Sales has launched the audio and video library website at At press time, the entire BBC News Archives were available on-line

Bertelsmann AG, the fourth largest media company in the world, was stung by an independent investigation which revealed that the company had Nazis ties during WWII. The allegations suggest Bertelsmann published a quarter of the propaganda books the Reich printed for its soldiers

New York’s Atlas Media and South Africa’s Briteside Television are initiating a US$2 million fund to underwrite the production of African reality programming

Nat Geo’s large-format film Mysteries of Egypt has topped US$50 million at the box office

Southern Star Wild and Real has signed an output deal with Odyssee in France for a minimum of 50 hours of natural history programming. The deal gives Odyssee a first look on SSW&R programs

Archive Photos has begun representing the photography collections of Ruth Orkin and Esther Bubley, American camerawomen whose careers spanned 50 years

After selling 80% of its drama and documentary production subsidiary to division president Christian Charret last July, France’s Gaumont has auctioned off its animation arm, Gaumont Multimedia, to Marc du Pontavice, the division’s former president. Gaumont Multimedia’s annual gross revenue is between US$13 million and US$16 million

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.