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Darlow Smithson enters first look with Barcroft Media

Darlow Smithson Productions (DSP), an Endemol company, has just announced it has signed a first look deal with news content company Barcroft Media.
April 1, 2010

Darlow Smithson Productions (DSP), an Endemol company, has just announced it has signed a first look deal with news content company Barcroft Media. With journalists in the U.S., Australia, Asia and the UK, Barcroft specializes in gaining exclusive access to stories for print media worldwide. The deal will give DSP access to Barcroft’s news contributors while allowing the company to secure TV rights to high profile news stories. Barcroft recently gained exclusive access for The Girl Who Cries Blood and My Child is a Monkey for National Geographic Channel and The Girl with 8 Limbs for Channel 4′s ‘Bodyshock’ strand.

About The Author
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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