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Three things you didn’t know about…

Though Barbara Altounyan launched Flame TV with Roger Bolton 10 years ago, she still gets giddy when talking about new projects. The co-owner and director of programs for the UK-based prodco, which was bought by Avalon Group this August, spoke to realscreen about what she does when Flame TV gets new commissions, along with two other things that people in the industry might not know about her.
December 9, 2009

Though Barbara Altounyan launched Flame TV with Roger Bolton 10 years ago, she still gets giddy when talking about new projects. The co-owner and director of programs for the UK-based prodco, which was bought by Avalon Group this August, spoke to realscreen about what she does when Flame TV gets new commissions, along with two other things that people in the industry might not know about her.

1. I got my first job at a local newspaper by dodging the receptionist and scrambling under the editor’s desk – the only way to get an interview!

2. I still suck my thumb.

3. When Flame wins a new commission I get so excited that I walk into solid objects -like lamp posts, trees and the occasional door.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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