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BuzzTaxi to launch “Sibling Rivalry” at MIPTV

Sibling Rivalry, a new lifestyle and design docusoap, is the first product out of the gate from the relationship between Toronto-based distributor BuzzTaxi Communications and Cream Productions.
March 21, 2011

Sibling Rivalry, a new lifestyle and design docusoap, is the first product out of the gate out from the relationship between Toronto-based distributor BuzzTaxi Communications and Cream Productions.

The 13×30-minute series, which was produced in HD for Canada’s W Network,  features twins Dan and Nikki Hall, who will compete in a design and build competition. The winner will have the home with a higher value.

The series will debut at MIPTV, along with other factual programming being shopped by BuzzTaxi. Titles include Untamed Gourmet (6 x 30 min in HD), produced by the 291 Film Company for APTN, which explores the connection between food and the land; Associated Producers’ Secrets of Christianity (6 x 1 hour in HD), which examines the fact and fiction behind the birth of Christianity; and two new factual specials from MDF Productions for the History Channel in Canada – The Real Vampire Diaries (1 x 1 hour in HD), which looks for the truth in vampire legend, and The Real Jack the Ripper (1 x 1 hour in HD), in which new perspectives are revealed on the terrible deeds of the murderous historical figure.

Lastly, BuzzTaxi will be representing Uakari: Secrets of the English Monkey (1 x 1 hour in HD), spotlighting the elusive Red-Faced Uakari Monkey. Gryphon Productions produced the film for CBC.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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