Unscripted

Beyond taking “Highway Thru Hell”

The Sydney-headquartered distributor is bringing the Discovery Canada commission (pictured) from Great Pacific Media as well as The Mistress, a commission for Canadian lifestyle net Slice, to MIPCOM.
August 27, 2012

Sydney-headquartered Beyond Distribution is bringing two recent non-fiction projects from Vancouver-based Great Pacific Media to MIPCOM.

Highway Thru Hell (pictured), a Discovery Canada commission, follows the Jamie Davis Heavy Rescue company as it braves extreme conditions on the Coquihalla Highway in British Columbia to clean up accidents involving potentially dangerous cargo.

The Mistress, meanwhile, was originally produced for Canadian lifestyle net Slice and features author and self-proclaimed former mistress Sarah Symonds, who doles out advice to mistresses looking for ways out of their affairs.

“Beyond is thrilled to be working with Great Pacific Media for the first time and to welcome such first rate shows to our catalog,” said Fiona Crago, general manager of Beyond Distribution.

 

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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