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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
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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