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Gecko Productions calls it quits

Citing the impact of today's tough economic times, Vivian McGrath, founder, CEO and executive producer of independent documentary-makers Gecko Productions, has announced that her company is officially going out of business. Gecko Productions has been behind some of the more acclaimed documentaries aired on television in the UK this past year, including the recently-aired Cheetah Man and the doc on Arthur Shawcross, Interview With A Serial Killer for Channel Five as well as Sky One's Ben: A Heroin Addict's Diary.
February 11, 2009

Citing the impact of today’s tough economic times, Vivian McGrath, founder, CEO and executive producer of independent documentary-makers Gecko Productions, has announced that her company is officially going out of business. Gecko Productions has been behind some of the more acclaimed documentaries aired on television in the UK this past year, including the recently-aired Cheetah Man and the doc on Arthur Shawcross, Interview With A Serial Killer for Channel Five as well as Sky One’s Ben: A Heroin Addict’s Diary.

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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 HMV.com. 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.

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