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Tinopolis Group acquires Pioneer Productions

One of the UK's leading independent media producers, Tinopolis Group, has purchased factual UK prodco Pioneer Productions. The acquisition sees Pioneer joining Tinopolis' current roster of production companies, including Mentorn Media, Daybreak Pictures, Fiction Factory, POP 1 and Sunset + Vine. Under the agreement, Stuart Carter will remain MD at Pioneer, while Jeremy Dear stays on as head of development, Kirstie McLure as head of production and Peter Dunkerley as head of finance. Pioneer will also retain its name and continue to create programs across the key genres of science, history, adventure, lifestyle and drama-docs.
October 29, 2009

One of the UK’s leading independent media producers, Tinopolis Group, has purchased factual UK prodco Pioneer Productions. The acquisition sees Pioneer joining Tinopolis’ current roster of production companies, including Mentorn Media, Daybreak Pictures, Fiction Factory, POP 1 and Sunset + Vine. Under the agreement, Stuart Carter will remain MD at Pioneer, while Jeremy Dear stays on as head of development, Kirstie McLure as head of production and Peter Dunkerley as head of finance. Pioneer will also retain its name and continue to create programs across the key genres of science, history, adventure, lifestyle and drama-docs.

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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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