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Realscreen opens call for Global 100 nominations

It’s time once again to begin the process of compiling the Global 100, realscreen‘s listing of the top production companies working in non-fiction and unscripted content as named by you, ...
December 7, 2018

It’s time once again to begin the process of compiling the Global 100, realscreen‘s listing of the top production companies working in non-fiction and unscripted content as named by you, members of the non-fiction entertainment industry. If you’d like to contribute by sending us your input, you have until Tuesday, January 15, 2019 to do so.

This year we’re again asking you to submit your thoughts on what companies should make the list. They could be your peers in the production community, or if you’re a network executive, your production partners. If you’re a distributor or agent, they could be the clients whose work and reputations make your job easier. What makes the company you nominate a trusted partner, or an esteemed peer? What non-fiction/unscripted content did this company create over the course of the past year that warrants praise and recognition, and sets them ahead of the pack?

In order to make the list more representative of both the wide range of production companies creating top quality work around the world and the range of sub-genres covered by non-fiction prodcos, you can also submit what you think were the best pieces of work from the past year in the following categories, and the prodcos behind them:

Reality/unscripted
Factual Entertainment
History
Lifestyle
Formats
Music, Arts and Culture
Current Affairs and Social Issues
Science and Natural History

Asking you to consider these categories when casting your nominations will help us compile a list that will be truly diverse, both from an international and genre perspective. The results will be published in the March/April 2019 issue of realscreen (just in time for MIPTV).

Send your nominations in to Barry Walsh at bwalsh@brunico.com, or our general news address, press@realscreen.com. If you are nominating a prodco, please state a project or two that your choice produced over the past year. And feel free to include any comments about your choice, and the projects they were behind, as we’d like to include industry commentary concerning the work of the past year within the report.

Thanks very much for your input!

(Illustration by Matthew Daley for Shiny Pliers)

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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