Screening Room

MIPTV Picks ’09 – Obsessed

Some estimates state that as many as 18% of Americans suffer from an anxiety disorder of some form. Obsessed shows us several of those Americans, fighting their ways through the imprisonment of debilitating fears and phobias.
March 18, 2009


Extreme anxiety disorders – including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, and Social Anxiety Disorder among others – affect a sizable portion of the population of the United States. Some estimates state that as many as 18% of Americans suffer from an anxiety disorder of some form. Obsessed shows us several of those Americans, fighting their ways through the imprisonment of debilitating fears and phobias.
Partners: Tijuana Entertainment for A&E; distributed through AETN International
Length: 10 x 60 minutes
Wrapping: Currently in production, to be aired on A&E Network in the US and Canada
Rights available: Worldwide outside of the US and Canada

About The Author
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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