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MIPCOM Picks ’15: Sing It On

Sing It On follows five of the top a cappella singing groups from across the U.S. as they vie for placement in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella Finals.
September 1, 2015


Partners: Produced by Core Media Group with Get Lifted Film Co. for Pop (U.S.); distributed by Banijay International
Length: 8 x 60 minutes
Premiered: May 2015 (U.S.)
Rights available: Worldwide excluding U.S. and its territories and possessions and Caribbean territories (exception for SVOD in the U.S. for Netflix)

Sing it loud, sing it proud – a cappella is all the rage. Inspired by the hit Pitch Perfect, this docureality series from Core Media Group, in association with John Legend’s prodco, follows five of the top a cappella singing groups from across the U.S. as they vie for placement in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella Finals. High stakes combined with high notes make this feel-good TV.

About The Author
Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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