Target Entertainment Group has gained international distribution rights to three new high-end factual series. Blitz Street is a 4×60′/2×60′ science and history series from Impossible Pictures that uses actual bomb detonations to illustrate what those who lived under the Germans’ nine-month bombing campaign of the UK must have experienced. The Extreme Tourist is a 6 x 50′ series from Kaboora Productions that takes Australian presenter Sabour Bradley through Afghanistan, where he auditions for Afghan Idol and fights with the Afghan female boxing team and encounters much more along the way. Lastly Baker Boys – Inside The Surge is a 4×60′co-production between Gigapix Television and Point Productions for HDNet (US) that aims to provide an honest look at what the Iraq surge really looks like on the ground, told by the soldiers fighting there.
- Hot Docs ’17