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KEO Films make ‘Meet the Amish’ for C4

KEO Films has been commissioned by Channel 4 to make Meet the Amish (w/t), a follow-up to their award-winning 2007 series Meet the Natives. In this 4 x 1-hour series, five U.S. Amish teens in the period of Rumspringa - where teens experience the non-Amish lifestyle to decide whether they want to leave the community or be baptized into the Amish church - will come to the UK and meet four very different families.
June 25, 2009

KEO Films has been commissioned by Channel 4 to make Meet the Amish (w/t), a follow-up to their award-winning 2007 series Meet the Natives. In this 4 x 1-hour series, five U.S. Amish teens in the period of Rumspringa – where teens experience the non-Amish lifestyle to decide whether they want to leave the community or be baptized into the Amish church – will come to the UK and meet four very different families.

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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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