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MIPTV Picks 2014: Airshow

Most of us look for a vocation that doesn't involve risking life and limb each time you punch your time card for the day. But for the pilots who sign up to take part in airshows, the daredevil instinct is too strong to deny.
March 21, 2014

Airshow =
Partners: Great Pacific Media for Discovery Canada; distributed by Beyond International
Length/volume: 8 x 60 minutes
Airing: 2014
Rights available: Worldwide outside of Canada
Most of us look for a vocation that doesn’t involve risking life and limb each time you punch your time card for the day. But for the pilots who sign up to take part in airshows, the daredevil instinct is too strong to deny. This series offers a window into the world of these adrenaline-addicted individuals, from the pilots and stunt performers to the airshow organizers, providing an insight into one of the most dangerous jobs on the planet. And of course, there are plenty of cool stunts to marvel over as well.

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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