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MIPTV Picks 2012: The Human Tower

This doc follows three teams from various countries around the world as they indulge in a time-honored tradition: creating "human towers" by climbing on top of each other.
March 24, 2012

This doc follows three teams from various countries around the world as they indulge in a time-honored tradition: creating “human towers” by climbing on top of each other. Hailing from Mumbai, India; Villafranca, Spain; and Santiago, Chile, the teams each show incredible amounts of drive and dedication to the endeavor, and viewers will be mesmerized by the efforts undertaken by hundreds of people to reach for the sky – efforts that can be utterly dashed by one wrong move.

Partners: Directed and produced by Ram Devineni, Cano Rojas; distributed by Goldcrest Films International (London)

Length: 1 x 52 minutes, 1 x 75 minutes

Premiering: 2012

Rights available: Worldwide in all formats excluding Spain, Chile and Andorra

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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