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In My Opinion…

Every RealScreen Plus poses a topical poll question to our readers. Here are some of your thoughts:
November 1, 2001

Every RealScreen Plus poses a topical poll question to our readers. Here are some of your thoughts:

Doc-makers native to a region are best equipped to tell that area’s stories.

No 66.2% Yes 33.8%

Is there more money available for docs?

More sources, less money 41.5%

More sources, more money 12.2%

Fewer sources, less money 12.2%

Sources? Money? 34.1%

What’s the biggest hindrance to historical

films about untapped regions?

Broadcaster apathy 38.1%

Producer apathy 23.8%

Funding 14.3%

Access to footage 9.5%

None of the above 4.3%

The only way footage houses will get online, and survive, is to consolidate.

False 60.9% True 39.1%

Should governments exert greater control over broadcast standards and ownership rules?

No 62.9% Yes 37.1%

Is it beneficial for producers to attend MIP?

Yes 76.5% No 23.5%

Has the abundance of specialty channels helped or hindered creativity?

Helped 75.0% Hindered 25.0%

Is the market for kids’ factual growing?

Yes 66.7% No 33.3%

Have the events of Sept. 11 affected your decision to attend upcoming industry events?

Absolutely not 51.8% Only in the short term 39.2% Definitely yes 9.0%

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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