Dense City, Living with Giants among Hot Docs Forum picks
Three Canadian titles and one Canada/Germany copro will be presented before a host of international commissioners at this year’s Hot Docs Forum.
Vice Media names Alex Miller as global content head
Miller, previously Vice U.K.’s editor in chief, has overseen content across Vice.com and the brand’s network of digital channels and has hosted assorted Vice news docs.
BBCWW to shop Pressure Cooker internationally
The Bristow Global Media-Fresh One Productions cooking competition series will be distributed internationally by BBC Worldwide. (Pictured: Julie Bristow)
Proper Rights drives int’l deals for Last Car Standing
The 8 x 60-minute series is heading to Latin America and France as part of a slew of factual content sales for the Toronto-based distributor.
Breakthrough embarking on The Great War Tour
The multi-part television and online documentary series, hosted by military historian Norm Christie, is slated for winter of this year.
Factual at MIPTV: What distributors are looking for
Five acquisition execs at international distribution companies share their wish lists for factual finds at MIP. (Pictured: Sky Vision MD Jane Millichip)
MIPTV ’14: Airshow, 3 Chefs, 1 City, en route to Cannes
New titles Beyond Distribution will bring to Cannes include series from Canadian prodcos Great Pacific Media, Re:Source Media, and Castlewood Productions. (Airshow pictured)
Planet in Focus honours Ghosts In Our Machine
The Toronto-based environmental film fest hands out a variety of awards over the weekend, naming Liz Marshall’s Ghosts (pictured) best Canadian feature.
Beyond takes two from Re:Source Media
Beyond Distribution is adding two upcoming series from the Toronto-based prodco to its catalog: 3 Chefs, 1 City (pictured) and Asia Rising.
Michael Maclear’s risks and rewards
The broadcast news icon and documentarian will be honoured June 13 with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Journalism Foundation.