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Proper gets triple play with Discovery Canada

Toronto-based prodco Proper Television has announced a three-series deal with Canada's Discovery Channel.
April 7, 2010

Toronto-based prodco Proper Television has announced a three-series deal with Canada’s Discovery Channel. The network greenlit Inventions That Shook the World, a 10×60-minute documentary series which examines 20th Century inventions and how they shaped travel, communication, work, play and daily life. Also greenlit was a 4×60-minute doc series follow up to Proper’s first HD feature doc The Real Superhumans and the Quest for the Future Fantastic, as well as the second season of Junk Raiders. All three series will be available for international distribution outside North America through ITV Worldwide at MIPTV.

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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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