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Three things you didn’t know about…

Jeremy Dear is head of development for Pioneer Productions, the UK prodco behind programs such as How the Earth Was Made, Raging Planet and Inside the Living Body. Recently, Dear took a moment to tell realscreen a few things people wouldn't know about him, including how working in the television industry led him to buy a bizarre pet.
August 26, 2009

Jeremy Dear is head of development for Pioneer Productions, the UK prodco behind programs such as How the Earth Was Made, Raging Planet and Inside the Living Body. Recently, Dear took a moment to tell realscreen a few things people wouldn’t know about him, including how working in the television industry led him to buy a bizarre pet.

1. I started in the BBC as a secretary.

2. I once paid a Sardinian farmer £30 for two donkeys for a commercial shoot. I thought I was renting them – in fact I had bought them.

3. I speak Italian with a Roman (and foul-mouthed) accent.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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