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3 top docs that should have a sequel

Fred Burcksen, vp of distribution, merch and investments, ZDF Enter. (Germany):
July 1, 2007

Fred Burcksen, VP of distribution, merch and investments, ZDF Enter. (Germany):
John Adams’ The Future is Wild (2002) – a scientific piece about life on earth millions of years from now. What will earth look like? Which strange new life forms will emerge? A topic as exciting and relevant as it ever was. Do it again, John, please…

Caroline Godin, president, One Girl Revolution (Canada):
China Rises was a rare and honest look at the monumental social, economic and political evolution taking place in China today. It’s also a shining example of a coproduction that really worked. I’d love to see the same team take on India next.

Jayne Thuraisamy, marketing manager, Beyond Distribution (Australia):
An Inconvenient Truth. In the sequel, which hopefully would be made in the next year or two – not five or ten. I’d like to see the positive effects of a worldwide united front. Reversing global warming; revealing a better forecast; a better future for us all.

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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