Archive for category: Producers

/ 06/28/2012 9:02 AM

The superhuman lives of our documentary makers (livemint.com)

Festival acclaim and media attention help nudge documentaries from relative obscurity towards mainstream attention It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a documentary! Faiza Ahmed Khan’s hugely enjoyable “Supermen Of Malegaon” is finally swooping down on PVR multiplexes on 29 June, a little over four years after it was completed. “Supermen of Malegaon” spotlights the tiny Malegaon film industry, whose [...]

/ 06/27/2012 11:00 PM

CCTV-9 fell in love with a Taiwanese doc

Taiwan-based doc producer and distributor The Classic Vision has sold a feature-length documentary about love and marriage to CCTV9 in China and is seeking broadcast partners for a spin-off series. “Let’s Fall in Love” is a 90-minute film from director Wuna Wu and producer Ging Lee. It follows the work of matchmaker and relationship counsellor Hellen Chen and the couples [...]

/ 10/02/2011 3:14 PM

Euro BBC, DRG, Explora and Passion Distrib. sell doc content to Asia Pacific broadcasters

Hot time for doc sellers and buyers from all over the world running to Mipcom 2011, at Cannes. Before the opening of the market, somes doc deals are already announced between European producers or distributors and broadcasters from the Asia Pacific area. . BBC’s “Frozen Planet” gets new broadcasters BBC Worldwide has now sold its natural history series “Frozen Planet” [...]

/ 09/21/2011 4:25 PM

Reshuffle continues at FremantleMedia (C21 Media)

FremantleMedia has appointed a new MD of its Asian operation as part of an ongoing reshuffle at the global production group. Paul O’Hanlon has been promoted into the MD role from his current position of executive producer, production and development at FremantleMedia Australia, which he has held since February. He will report to Ian Hogg, the CEO of Asia Pacific, [...]

/ 09/03/2011 9:31 PM

Screen Australia supports new doc coprods between Australia and Europe

Screen Australia has approved funding for a number of documentaries. There are several docs for ABC and Channel Seven including 4 coprods with European companies. Chief Executive Ruth Harley said, “The latest funding round will produce a substantial slate of culturally significant and original documentaries for Australian and international audiences.” NATIONAL DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM FIRST FOOTPRINTS First Footprints Pty Ltd Directors/Producers Martin Butler, [...]

/ 07/20/2011 10:29 PM

Executives move into Beach House (C21 Media)

Singapore-based studio Beach House Pictures has hired two new executives to deal with its recently greenlit slate of factual programmes. By Clive Whittingham In C21 Media (20 Jul 2011) Roger Cheng is joining from Discovery Networks Asia, where he worked as a producer on more than 250 hours of content since joining in 2006. He will take up the newly [...]

/ 06/22/2011 10:39 PM

Singapore Channel NewsAsia launches 3D documentary (channelnewsasia.com)

Under the skin of three cities in Asia - Tokyo, Shanghai and Singapore

/ 09/01/2010 11:47 AM

China’s documentary makers attract international interest, funding

China International TV and National Geographic Channels International support Chinese doc production

/ 08/09/2010 10:31 AM

Min-Chul (Creativeast / South Korea)

QA with Min-Chul, producer and distributor.

/ 06/25/2010 10:23 AM

Golden Tiger Pictures (Indonesia)

QA with Changfu Zhang, producer, director and creator.