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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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Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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