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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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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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