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HBO nabs rights to “Teenage Paparazzo”

The Adrien Grenier-directed doc Teenage Paparazzo has been acquired by HBO for the U.S. TV rights. The film follows the relationship between the titular 14-year-old paparazzo Austin Visschedyk and Grenier, the film's director and star of the HBO's Entourage. Besides the unique relationship, the documentary also takes a look at the relationship between the paparazzi and celebrity culture and the impact it has on Visschedyk and his family. The film was an official selection at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and the upcoming Hot Docs film festival. Teenage Paparazzo is a Reckless Production in association with JLoar Productions and Bert Marcus Productions.
April 7, 2010

The Adrien Grenier-directed doc Teenage Paparazzo has been acquired by HBO for the U.S. TV rights.

The film follows the relationship between the titular 14-year-old paparazzo Austin Visschedyk and Grenier, the film’s director and star of the HBO’s Entourage. Besides the unique relationship, the documentary also takes a look at the relationship between the paparazzi and celebrity culture and the impact it has on Visschedyk and his family.

The film was an official selection at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and the upcoming Hot Docs film festival. It will air on HBO in the fall. Teenage Paparazzo is a Reckless Production in association with JLoar Productions and Bert Marcus Productions.

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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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