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Reeling in the Eyeballs

While some scripted hits certainly make big waves and get big numbers to boot (Breaking Bad, anyone?) networks and producers dealing in factual and unscripted programming are also creating trending ...
October 24, 2013

While some scripted hits certainly make big waves and get big numbers to boot (Breaking Bad, anyone?) networks and producers dealing in factual and unscripted programming are also creating trending TV in myriad ways.

Whether it’s examining true stories through factual drama, applying documentary techniques to fictionalized stories that tackle a subject, marrying cinematic approaches to factual content or lining up top-notch doc talent to tackle an issue in special series, this session will look at how to craft “can’t miss” television in the unscripted and non-fiction space. Panelists will include:

 

Mary Lisio

EVP Non-Fiction

Scott Free Productions

MODERATOR

Stephen David

President

Stephen David Entertainment

Dimitri Doganis

Founder and Managing Director

Raw TV

Charlie Foley

Executive Vice President, Original Content Group

Discovery Communications

Elaine Frontain Bryant

SVP, Programming and Development

History

Beth Hoppe

Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, General Audience Programming

PBS

Register by November 8 to take advantage of our final early bird rate of $1550.* 

Click here to register online or contact Joel Pinto at 416-408-2300 x650.

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About The Author
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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