If funding is the problem, collaboration and innovation are the solution.
With old business models crumbling, documentary and factual producers are turning to co-production in order to make things happen. We present two ingenious case studies of international co-production.
Pat Ferns, President/Executive Producer, Ferns Productions Inc., Canada
Apocalypse, The First World War
CC & C and Ideacom International come together for another great historical program drawing on cinematographic archives and the latest technology for colorization. A unique team of researchers uncovers unseen footage and images to cast new light on the war to end all wars. With the support of France Televisions and TV5 Quebec.
Suzanne Gouin, President Chief Operating Officer, TV5, Canada
Ann Julienne, France Télévisions, France
Josette D. Normandeau, President & Producer, Ideacom International, Canada
Louis Vaudeville, Producer, CC&C, France
Life Force is a major factual series exploring the mysteries of evolution.
This co-production between NHNZ, NHK, France Televisions, Science Channel and Animal Planet, unravels the origins of how and why some animals in extraordinary environments evolved to be so strange and unique. CCTV will join a planned second series.
Neil Harraway, EVP Marketing and Development, NHNZ, New Zealand
Shin Murata, Executive Producer, Natural History Programs, NHK Enterprises, Inc., Japan
Followed by Meet the Speakers
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