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BBC Four commissions multi-platform series ‘Art of Maps’

Tern Television has announced that BBC Four has commissioned The Art of Maps, a four-part multi-platform series exploring the stories behind maps. Each one-hour episode will focus on one map with great historical significance. The series is part of BBC Four's Maps Moment, which will air this spring alongside the British Library's new exhibition, Magnificent Maps: Power, Propaganda and Art. The online counterpart will give users the ability to explore five historic maps.
January 27, 2010

Tern Television has announced that BBC Four has commissioned The Art of Maps, a four-part multi-platform series exploring the stories behind maps. Each one-hour episode will focus on one map with great historical significance. The series is part of BBC Four’s Maps Moment, which will air this spring alongside the British Library’s new exhibition, Magnificent Maps: Power, Propaganda and Art. The online counterpart will give users the ability to explore five historic maps.

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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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