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MIPTV Picks 2012: Venom Island

The Komodo and Rinca islands of Indonesia are the homes of the Komodo dragon, but the 10-foot, 285-pound beasts aren't necessarily the most fearsome inhabitants of the area. The islands are also home to the largest collection of venomous creatures on the globe.
March 23, 2012

The Komodo and Rinca islands of Indonesia are the homes of the Komodo dragon, but the 10-foot, 285-pound beasts aren’t necessarily the most fearsome inhabitants of the area. The islands are also home to the largest collection of venomous creatures on the globe. Renowned natural history specialist Earth-Touch gets up close and personal with these dangerous denizens of the wild, travelling underwater and in the deepest forests to catch them in action.

Partners: Earth-Touch and Smithsonian Networks International, distributed by Earth-Touch

Length: 1 x 50 minutes

Airing: Q4 2012

Rights available: Worldwide, excluding U.S. and 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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