Post Tagged with: "japan"

/ 03/03/2012 1:37 AM

Discovery Asia about to broadcast its “Rebuilding Japan Project” films

One-year after the tsunami disaster in Japan, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific (DNAP) is about to premiere the finished doc films from its Rebuilding Japan pitching initiative. Launched on April, 26, 2011, the Rebuilding Japan project features documentaries from local filmmakers about Japan’s efforts to recover from the devastation of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Sixteen finalists were chosen from more than [...]

/ 01/18/2012 2:39 AM

Asian Royal sales for UK DRG

Broadcasters from Australia and Japan have secured several doc about british Royal family from London-based distributor DRG. The 2 docs are “The Real King’s Speech” and ”Wallis Simpson: The Secret Letters” . . “The Real King’s Speech”, produced by 1212 Entertainment for Channel 4 in the UK, has been picked up by NHK in Japan and Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific. The one-hour special tells the [...]

/ 01/17/2012 2:29 AM

Discovery Asia-Pacific and NHK launch doc copro on Japan’s recovery

A documentary coproduction between Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, Japan’s public broadcaster NHK and prodco Bang Singapore, featuring Japanese actor Ken Watanabe, will document the recovery of Japan after its devastating tsunami and earthquake of last March. According to Discovery Asia-Pacific, the coproduction will have a Japanese director, cameraman and editor together with an international executive production team. The film will have a [...]

/ 11/24/2011 2:55 PM

Over 700 hours from A+E Networks sold in Asia Pacific

Broadcasters in South Korea, Australia and China have acquired factual entertainment and documentary titles from A+E Networks. . In South Korea, CJ Media has acquired “Seriously Funny Kids”, while Skylife has picked up “The Universe in 3D” and KBS has licensed “America: The Story of US”.  Science TV has picked up “Crime 360″, “Mega Disasters”, “Jaws: The Inside Story”, “Silence [...]

/ 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” [...]

/ 09/22/2011 10:52 AM

“Forgotten Slaves: The Comfort Women of the Philippines” / Ginger Foot Films / Germany

Title: Forgotten Slaves: The Comfort Women of the Philippines (Watch the Trailer) Synopsis:  A one hour documentary which gives a voice to victims of mass rapes by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II – the so called “Comfort Women”. Producer: Ginger Foot Films, Björn Jensen BCE Films & More GmbH, Bettina Ehrhardt Technical Information: Length: 60 minutes Stage [...]

/ 02/27/2011 9:53 PM

Doc News / 16-28 February 2011

3 Asian docs in Paris, 5 Chinese docs at Moma …

/ 12/12/2010 11:03 PM

Thomas Balmes: “after Japan, Mongolia and China, I would like to make a doc about Bhutan”.

The French doc, "Babies" opened the 2nd iDocs Forum

/ 12/11/2010 7:07 PM

Doc News / 1 – 15 December 2010

2 Asian doc for Sundance Festival, UK/Sgp web fund, BBC Knowledge in NZ …

/ 09/28/2010 1:39 AM

Fall-winter 2010 : Doc festivals & markets in Europe and Asia

Amsterdam, Beijing, Guangzhou, Pusan, Sheffield, Taipei