DIGITAL / FILM / TV
With reality ratings slumping, documentaries are back in vogue. Execs from U.S. networks and streaming services discuss their reasons for bringing big docs and blue chip projects to their slates.
Lifestyle programming is thriving in the multi-platform era. Realscreen talks to assorted network execs to examine the financial and creative opportunities to be had in the space. (Pictured: FYI’s My City’s Just Not That Into Me)
In this week’s round-up, new seasons are in store for Nat Geo Wild’s Snake City (pictured), Animal Planet’s Tanked and History Asia’s Photo Face-Off.
Southern American food, the high-stakes world of art collectors and game-changers in food and film are among the subjects profiled in U.S. arts net Ovation TV’s 2015/2016 slate. (Pictured: Isabella Rossellini’s Green Porno Live!)
The joint managing director of the Endemol Shine Group-owned prodco is leaving the company after eight years, continuing in her role until the summer.
Tig Notaro – the comedian and cancer survivor at the center of the doc Tig – took the stage at Toronto’s Bloor Hot Docs Cinema (pictured) on Thursday night (April 23) to discuss the opening night film and the trying years it documents.
Visual artist and documentarian David Shapiro tells realscreen about making his thematically ambitious film Missing People (pictured) ahead of its world premiere at Hot Docs.