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MIPTV Picks ’16: Nature’s Super Dads

From the bird world to mammals and amphibians, nature offers plenty of examples of dads that pull their domestic weight, and this informative doc provides a playful overview.
March 15, 2016


Partners: MFP; distributed by Zed
Length: 1 x 52 minutes
Premiered: February 2016
Rights available: Worldwide

Typically in wildlife films, when it comes to family life in the animal kingdom, we see plenty of shots of mothers tending to their offspring while the fathers prowl the landscape to provide. This documentary looks at several species that share the parenting load a little more equitably. From the bird world to mammals and amphibians, nature offers plenty of examples of dads that pull their domestic weight, and this informative doc provides a playful overview.

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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