With 2012′s The Act of Killing, Joshua Oppenheimer (pictured) created one of the most controversial and talked-about documentaries in decades. Two years later, he talks to realscreen about navigating “a minefield of clichés” to make the follow-up, The Look of Silence.
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The partners quietly wound down their major joint venture last month, realscreen has learnt, in a move that throws a question mark over the future of 3D television.
Six projects will be judged and critiqued by Talpa’s creative team, as well as Talpa founder John de Mol, during a live pitching competition at Realscreen London on October 9.
Tim Pastore (pictured), president of original programming and production at Nat Geo Channels U.S., talks to realscreen about his “epic and grand scale” plans for the brand.
Shine Group’s founder and chairman Elisabeth Murdoch (pictured) will step down following the closing of the Shine-Endemol-Core merger, sources have confirmed to realscreen.
Frances Berwick (pictured) will lead NBCU Cable Entertainment’s new lifestyle group, as Suzanne Kolb exits from E!
Five Chicago prodcos are teaming up for a six-part digital docuseries (pictured) examining the problems plaguing the city’s public education system, set to debut on October 28.
American University scholar Patricia Aufderheide (pictured) tells realscreen about a new survey that suggests a majority of documentarians employ and understand fair use, which allows limited use of copyright-protected content.
Russia is the latest territory to commission Armoza Formats’ celebrity talent competition I Can Do That (pictured).