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Channel 5 commissions Tigress for “Red Sea Jaws”

A doc on the recent shark attacks at a tourist resort in Egypt is in the works, with Tigress Productions, an Endemol company, producing Red Sea Jaws for UK broadcaster Channel 5.
January 14, 2011

A doc on the recent shark attacks at a tourist resort in Egypt is in the works, with Tigress Productions, an Endemol company, producing Red Sea Jaws for UK broadcaster Channel 5. The documentary will use eye witness and survivor accounts, testimonies from the doctors who treated them, and forensic experts and shark scientist interviews to tell the tale of the shark attacks that occurred over five days in Sharm el- Sheikh. Red Sea Jaws is available to international broadcasters from Endemol Worldwide Distribution and will be launched at MIPTV 2011.

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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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