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MIPTV Picks 2011: Remote Control War

Everyone loves a robot. According to this doc, the military is especially keen on the machines: not necessarily the cute and clunky buckets of bolts that talk in bleeps and bloops, but drones and robotic tanks that can kill via remote control.
March 15, 2011

Everyone loves a robot. According to this doc, the military is especially keen on the machines: not necessarily the cute and clunky buckets of bolts that talk in bleeps and bloops, but drones and robotic tanks that can kill via remote control.

Partners: Zoot Pictures for CBC’s ‘Doc Zone,’ distributed by PBS International

Aired: Feb. 24, 2011 (CBC)

Length: 60 minutes

Rights available: Worldwide excluding Canada

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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