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NGTI makes first drama

National Geographic Television International is turning to drama for the first time just in time for MIPTV. I, Darwin is the first fully-scripted program for factual producer National Geographic Television, and will be available as a 1 x 110 minute film or a 2 x 52 minute mini-series. The mini series was created for PBS' NOVA to celebrate Darwin's 200th birthday and the 150th anniversary of On the Origin of the Species. For more information see the release.
March 2, 2009

National Geographic Television International is turning to drama for the first time just in time for MIPTV. I, Darwin is the first fully-scripted program for factual producer National Geographic Television, and will be available as a 1 x 110 minute film or a 2 x 52 minute mini-series. The mini series was created for PBS’ NOVA to celebrate Darwin’s 200th birthday and the 150th anniversary of On the Origin of the Species. For more information see the release.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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