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Summit ’14: DNI taps October Films for “Deadly Dilemmas”

Discovery Networks International has commissioned London-based October Films to produce Deadly Dilemmas (pictured above), a series that offers up hypothetical scenarios that end in life or death.
January 28, 2014

Discovery Networks International has commissioned London-based October Films to produce Deadly Dilemmas (pictured above), a series that offers up hypothetical scenarios that end in life or death.

The 10 x 30-minute series will feature experiments and real-life case studies from around the globe, and uses science to answer debates including would hiding underneath a metal caravan in a lightning strike save or kill you; which would you stand a better chance fighting, a crocodile or great white shark; and would eating only carrots or burgers for the rest of your life increase your chances of living longer.

Deadly Dilemmas will be series produced by Paul Connolly and executive produced by Gareth Cornick and Denman Rooke for October Films.

It was commissioned by VP of factual production and development Elizabeth McIntyre, and exec produced by Tom Gorham for Discovery Networks International.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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