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Smart + Loud = Hit

In a market dominated by reality and formats, what place does specialist factual have in the U.S.? With the American network focus on returnable series and big characters, how can ...
July 28, 2014

In a market dominated by reality and formats, what place does specialist factual have in the U.S.? With the American network focus on returnable series and big characters, how can you find the balance between “smart” and “loud” that makes for a specialist factual hit in both markets? Here, you’ll hear from producers and network executives from both the U.S. and UK markets who will dissect and explore the most exciting trends and treatments of specialist factual content and provide insight into what is working in their territories and what could work abroad.


Carl Hall

Managing Director
Warehouse 51 Productions Limited



Martin Davidson

Head of History and Business Commissioning
BBC



Anthony Geffen

CEO & Creative Director
Atlantic Productions Limited



Julian Hobbs

VP, Scripted & Non-Fiction Development and Programming
History



Hamish Mykura

EVP & Head of International Content
National Geographic Channels International



Ellen Windemuth

CEO
Off the Fence

This is just one of the many insightful panels on tap at the inaugural Realscreen London taking place October 8 & 9, 2014. The event is designed to strengthen partnerships between British and international producers, along with global buyers and distributors, replicating the experience of the market-leading events, Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West.

The full agenda is now available, and features a variety of high-level panels, as well as our signature Speed Pitching and 30 Minutes With sessions.

Well over 100 delegates are already signed up to attend, and it is anticipated that we will reach venue capacity well before the event.

Early bird pricing is in effect until Friday, August 8. Register online or email Joel Pinto at jpinto@brunico.com to secure your spot.

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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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