Fourteen more production companies from New York and Los Angeles have joined fledgling non-profit trade group the Non-Fiction Producers Association. (Pictured: NPA exec director Rick Feldman)
FILM / TV
As the Venice International Film Festival kicks off today, director Ron Mann talks to realscreen about his documentary on influential American filmmaker Robert Altman (pictured, right, with actor Shelley Duvall).
Toronto-based distributor Blue Ice Docs has acquired the Canadian rights to Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi’s The 50 Year Argument (pictured), which it will release next spring.
Crimes committed by the young and wealthy are the focus of a forthcoming series entitled Young, Hot & Crooked (pictured) from U.S. net Investigation Discovery, set to premiere on September 5.
Universal Pictures International Entertainment has picked up international sales rights for BASE jumping doc Sunshine Superman (pictured), ahead of its world premiere at TIFF later this week.
The U.S. net’s latest commission, hosted by Josh Temple (pictured, left), will see hopeful home-buyers trying to convince a satisfied homeowner to sell them their property within 24 hours.
U.S. distributor Sundance Selects has acquired the U.S. and Latin American rights to the Ethan Hawke-directed doc Seymour: An Introduction (pictured).