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MIPCOM Picks 2012: Thai Street Food with David Thompson

A captivating presenter, chef David Thompson's exploration of Thai cuisine and culture leaves you hungry for more.
September 25, 2012

Partners: Thai Street Productions and Noosa Films; distributed by ABC Commercial

Length: 13 x 30 minutes

Rights available: Worldwide

When it comes to Thai cooking, Australian chef David Thompson knows a thing or two. The author of a couple of books on the subject and the proprietor of several Thai restaurants, including Namh in London and Bangkok, Thompson has a passion for the cuisine that is undeniable. And as seen in this series, it’s infectious. Thompson takes to the streets of Thailand, hitting markets at the crack of dawn and whipping up late-night meals with Thai street chefs, to bring to viewers the range of culinary delights available in the country. A captivating presenter, Thompson’s exploration of Thai cuisine and culture leaves you hungry for more.

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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