United Docs distribution will be bringing three feature docs to MIPCOM. Hunger – The Dark Side of our Global Economy, a 90-minute film looks at solutions to famine; To Russia with Jazz, another 90-minute doc that focuses on Benny Goodman and the first American big band to tour the Soviet Union in 1962 and 80-minute doc Two Rembrandts in the Garden, using flashbacks and animated sequences to tell the true story of a young man trying to find the gold his grandparents buried 70 years ago. United docs also offers up two-part production Conquest of the World, about historical circumnavigators Magellan and Francis Drake, using live action and CGI in animated reenactments. Production is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2012 and united docs is helping secure international coproducers and pre-sale partners.
- RS West ’18