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Watch the 5 Trailers for Oscar Nominated Docs
Jan 27, 2012 | No Comments

Here it is.  The Oscars are upon us again so it’s time to catch up on all the docs I was supposed to be watching throughout the year.  Here’s your chance to preform the Cliff Notes version of the exercise.  Below are the trailers for the five official nominees for the 2012 Academy Awards.  Although [...]

Journalism
Narco Wars: Murder in Honduras airs on CNN Presents series.
Jan 19, 2012 | No Comments

Correspondent Kaj Larsen and producer Mitch Koss, colleagues of mine from our days with Vanguard, recently went to Honduras to report on the burgeoning drug trafficking crisis tearing Honduras and neighboring countries apart.  As reported on the CNN Presents Blog: It’s a country with the highest homicide rate in the world, where you can literally [...]


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New Media
Europe tests 2-screen experience with cross-media doc series about fall of Soviet Union
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Shot in 12 countries over 4 years and to the tune of $3.1 million, Fallen Commrades!  Chronicles the decline of the Soviet Bloc.  

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Documentary TV
Discovery Channel Takes Steps to Grow Regional Programming Across Eastern Europe
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Discovery Networks Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) has commissioned its first pan-regional reality crime show

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Sports
Doc Portraits to Perfection on ESPN’s E60
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Whether you love sports or hate sports there’s no denying it – ESPN is creating some of the best docs out there today.  And not just the best sports docs, but some of the best docs as a whole.  The long form series 30 for 30 was

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Opinion
The dilemma of the celebrity as doc filmmaker: Seeking Truth? Or vanity?
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POV is reporting on all the docs premiering at Sundance this week.  As usual, some of the docs receiving the greatest fanfare are ones made by celebrity-turned-doc makers.  

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Documentary
Watch the 5 Trailers for Oscar Nominated Docs
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Here it is.  The Oscars are upon us again so it’s time to catch up on all the docs I was supposed to be watching throughout the year.  Here’s your chance to preform the Cliff Notes version of the exercise.  Below are the trailers for the five official nominees for the 2012 Academy Awards.  Although [...]

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