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Insight, Tuvalu Media prepare to “Travel With a Goat”

Factual entertainment producer/broadcaster Insight TV is putting the spotlight on the relationship between animals and humans consuming meat in the new series Travel With a Goat. In the commissioned 5 x 44-minute ...
April 9, 2018

Factual entertainment producer/broadcaster Insight TV is putting the spotlight on the relationship between animals and humans consuming meat in the new series Travel With a Goat.

In the commissioned 5 x 44-minute series, scheduled to air the first week of December, two foodies journey across South America, Asia and Europe with a goat, or another livestock animal. The program will follow the duo’s experience as they travel as a domestic farmer would, through cities, forests, rivers and deserts, all the while wrangling the animal. At their destination, both participants have to agree to surrender the goat to its fate: becoming food.

Travel With a Goat aims to create a discussion about the ethics of eating animals, and is produced by Tuvalu Media, with Insight’s Arun Maljaars as creative commissioner and Frank Le Mair as dedicated series EP. Emiel Neervoort is on board the project for Tuvalu.

“Many of us regularly buy meat from the supermarket without much consideration of how the animal lived or was killed,” said Maljaars, director of content and channels at Insight TV, in a statement. “We find it shocking when faced with the reality, yet still continue to eat meat.”

 

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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