Get Ready for RealScreen Summit 2001...
October 1, 2000

Get Ready for RealScreen Summit 2001

Join us at our new venue for the third annual RealScreen Summit, February 12-14 at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner in McLean, Virginia. Last year attendance was up 30% from the previous year, with a turnout of nearly 700 including 258 broadcasters and 235 producers. Due to the overwhelming response from last year, February 12 will be a pre-event day of Master Classes. Sponsors already on board include Discovery, Kodak, Atlas Media, Cable Ready, AMC (American Movie Classics), PowerSports.PowerDocs, the Banff Television Festival, Devillier Donegan Enterprises, ZDF, Granada, PBS and Audio Plus Video. For more information, or for a sponsorship package, call Mary Ellen Armstrong at (416) 408-2300 ext. 263 or

Producers and Distributors:

Get a Competitive Edge

Supplies are dwindling, but copies of RealScreen’s International Factual Broadcast Guide are still available. The guide is a country-by-country listing of non-fiction (documentary, factual and lifestyle) buyers and commissioners, including name and contact info and details on the specific strands and slots. It’s an essential resource for pitching or for international sales. Get a copy of your own for U.S.$150.00 plus U.S.$15.00 shipping and handling. Contact Effie Rodrigues at (416) 408-2300 or

A special advertising option for producers – a profile of your production company to accompany a full page ad. If you’re looking for commissions, coproduction partners or opportunities, or if you want to get the word out about a specific project or award, call your account representative today.

Year 2001 Calendar

There’s still space available in RealScreen’s 2001 calendar, a special insert in the December issue with bonus distribution at NATPE. Each month includes relevant dates for industry professionals: markets, festivals, international holidays. Your ad is visible for an entire month on the walls of buyers, producers and distributors. Call your account manager today for details.

Features to look for:


- Report on Germany

- Feature on Foundations and Sponsorship

Bonus distribution at IDFA Forum in Amsterdam and German Screenings, Munich


- Science Programming

- Focus on U.K.

- Historical Docs

- Bonus distribution at World Congress of Science Producers

About The Author
Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.