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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
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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