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MIPCOM Picks 2013: “Royalty Close-Up”

This series, directed by Don Letts, delves into Kent Gavin's personal story as one of the British monarchy's most trusted photographers, as well as the stories behind some of the more memorable shots in his catalog of more than 60,000 photos of the royals.
September 1, 2013

Partners: Brassneck Productions for BSkyB; distributed by Sky Vision

Length: 4 x 30 minutes

Aired: July 2013 (Sky Arts)

Rights available: All rights in all media (except format rights) worldwide excluding the UK and Ireland

Known as the “king of the Royal snappers,” Kent Gavin has been given the privilege of training his camera lens on the Queen of England and various members of the Royal Family for half a century. This series, directed by Don Letts, delves into Gavin’s own personal story as one of the British monarchy’s most trusted photographers, as well as the stories behind some of the more memorable shots in his catalog of more than 60,000 photos of the royals.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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