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
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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