Unscripted

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
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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