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MIPTV Picks 2011: Remote Control War

Everyone loves a robot. According to this doc, the military is especially keen on the machines: not necessarily the cute and clunky buckets of bolts that talk in bleeps and bloops, but drones and robotic tanks that can kill via remote control.
March 15, 2011

Everyone loves a robot. According to this doc, the military is especially keen on the machines: not necessarily the cute and clunky buckets of bolts that talk in bleeps and bloops, but drones and robotic tanks that can kill via remote control.

Partners: Zoot Pictures for CBC’s ‘Doc Zone,’ distributed by PBS International

Aired: Feb. 24, 2011 (CBC)

Length: 60 minutes

Rights available: Worldwide excluding Canada

About The Author
Justin Anderson joined Realscreen as senior staff writer in 2021, reporting and writing stories for the newsletter and magazine. During his 20-year career he’s filled a variety of roles as a writer and editor at a number of media organizations, covering news and current affairs as well as business, tech, the film and music industries and plenty in between. He’s also spent time behind the scenes in television production, having written everything from voiceover scripts for documentaries to marketing copy. He has a degree in Journalism from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University).

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