Kelly Anderson

Kelly is a staff writer for realscreen, Playback's sister publication.

Contact Kelly by sending an email to kanderson@brunico.com

Articles by Kelly Anderson
Vibika-Bianchi

Factual spotlight: Corus Entertainment

VP original programming, lifestyle, reality and factual entertainment Vibika Bianchi says that social experiment reality programming has performed well for the network.

Michael-Claydon

Factual spotlight: CBC Doc Zone

In the first installment in a series of profiles with leading Canadian factual commissioners, Michael Claydon gives the lowdown on pitching to CBC’s Doc Zone.

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Falardeau, Obomsawin among curators for 15th RIDM

The Canadian filmmakers, along with doc director Frederick Wiseman and musician Lou Reed, are guest programmers for the Montreal International Documentary Festival’s anniversary.

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Hot Docs 2012: Nisha Pahuja explores The World Before Her

The Toronto-based director talks about the uphill battle to fund the documentary, gaining access to her subjects and winning at Tribeca.

Plasma TV

Cineflix takes flight with Air Aces

Cineflix CEO Simon Lloyd talks about putting together the six-part one-hour series, commissioned by History Television Canada and Military Channel in the U.S.

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Realscreen Summit 2012: Talking trends

Network programmers and prodco heads weighed in on trends in non-fiction TV, and what they’re looking to buy and sell, during a Realscreen Summit panel session this week.

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Survivorman to return to OLN

Canadian specialty network OLN has begun production on four Survivorman specials, set to air in summer 2012.

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Tricon inks international deals for food, shelter titles

The Toronto-based prodco has penned deals for 250 hours of titles, including Decked Out and Marriage Under Construction.

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Montreal Doc Fest to feature Dragonslayer, Tiniest Place

The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM), held from Nov. 9 to 20, has unveiled its programming slate, led by Tristan Patterson’s SXSW and Hot Docs award-winning film Dragonslayer (pictured).

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Pitch Guide: Christine Shipton, Shaw Media

From realscreen‘s global pitch guide, a series of profiles of Canadian non-fiction commissioners and what they’re looking for this year.

10-05-11Murray-Battle

Pitch Guide: Murray Battle, Knowledge

From realscreen‘s global pitch guide, a series of profiles of Canadian non-fiction commissioners and what they’re looking for this year.