All Nat Geo articles – Page 10

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    Nat Geo names distribution head

    2008-03-13T12:15:01Z

    US factual giant National Geographic has appointed IMG executive Maurice van Sabben as president of its London-based programme distribution arm, with an expanded remit to grow the company's digital business outside the US.

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    Nat Geo names distribution head

    2008-03-12T13:15:41Z

    US factual giant National Geographic has appointed IMG executive Maurice van Sabben as president of its London-based programme distribution arm, with an expanded remit to grow the company's digital business outside the US.

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    Nat Geo orders CGI ape doc from Pioneer

    2008-02-20T13:58:36Z

    National Geographic will examine the genetic and behavioural similarities and differences between humans and great apes in a one-off documentary from Pioneer Productions.

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    Nat Geographic puts weapons to the test

    2008-01-30T15:21:43Z

    National Geographic Channel UK will examine the science, technology and history of formidable weapons in its search to find the perfect killing instrument.

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    Granada brings Nat Geo quiz to India

    2008-01-28T17:02:47Z

    Granada International has brokered a deal to bring a local version of its National Geographic quiz format Nat Geo-Genius to India.

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    Nat Geo's Jeffrey to help Fox buy niche channels

    2008-01-23T16:15:38Z

    Fox International plans to buy up a portfolio of niche channels and has asked Nat Geo chief George Jeffrey to spearhead the strategy.

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    Pilot leads outdoor Treks for Nat Geo

    2007-09-13T08:00:00Z

    UK indie Pilot Productions will make the fourth series of outdoor pursuits show Treks in a Wild World for Nat Geo Adventure Channel in the US.

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    Endemol sells Battutah doc to Nat Geo

    2007-08-14T09:00:00Z

    Endemol International has sold its BBC4 documentary series Camels, Courts, and Concubines: The Adventures of Ibn Battutah to National Geographic Channels International (NGCI).

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    Nat Geo expands HD systems after smooth transition

    2007-01-18T08:00:00Z

    The kit is part of the channel's ongoing investment in HD and tapeless production. The investment, thought to total around£250,000, began early last year with the installation of a Phase 1 HD post-production and playout system.

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    Discovery gives Nat Geo deja vu

    2006-06-15T08:00:00Z

    The National Geographic Channel is considering taking legal action over two of its formats which it says Discovery Networks has ripped off.

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    Devilfish wraps up Nat Geo ident

    2006-06-01T08:30:00Z

    Devilfish has completed the channel graphics package for National Geographic Channel HD. The brief was to convey the new channel as 'redefining the real world' while preserving its core brand identity.

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    Nat Geo sells wildlife to ten countries

    2006-05-30T16:00:00Z

    National Geographic Television International (NGTI) has secured deals in ten countries for more than 20 of its recently delivered wildlife titles.

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    Skaramoosh's Nat Geo idents

    2006-01-26T08:30:00Z

    Skaramoosh and National Geographic (Nat Geo) have created the idents for the National Geographic Channel. Nat Geo's senior promo producer, Lee Parker, and Skaramoosh's head of design, Piers Helm, conceived the idea for the five idents, which Parker directed, including the moving cogs inside a robot. Head of 3D Seb ...

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    Nat Geo subtitling

    2005-11-03T08:30:00Z

    National Geographic has chosen Broadcast Text International to provide its subtitling services and signed a 'multi-year' agreement for the Scandinavian feed. The deal will enable National Geographic to access all the aggregated language knowledge within the Broadcast Text Group, including research databases and translation memories.

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    Nat Geo prog head

    2005-10-20T08:30:00Z

    National Geographic Channel UK has poached UKTV scheduler Jamil Ahmed to fill the newly created position of head of programming. Reporting to NGC UK's general manager Simon Bohrsmann, Ahmed, who has already joined, will head NGC's scheduling, presentation, reversioning and UK acquisitions teams. At UKTV Ahmed was launch scheduler for ...

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    Nat Geo acquires Parthenon co-pro

    2005-10-14T12:43:56Z

    Factual producer and distributor Parthenon Entertainment has licensed new series Rough Trades (20 x 30 minutes) to the National Geographic Channel internationally.

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    Nat Geo buys Rough Trades

    2005-10-12T10:04:44Z

    10am: National Geographic International has picked up the pay TV rights to Rough Trades, a series looking at unusual professions throughout the world.

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    Scolnik to Nat Geo

    2005-09-29T08:30:00Z

    National Geographic has appointed Betsy Scolnik as vice-president of content operations, reporting to Nat Geo digital media president Chris McAndrews. The US-based Scolnik will develop new markets for Nat Geo content in wireless, video games, broadband and education.

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    Nat Geo completes UK deals

    2005-09-19T15:29:27Z

    London-based National Geographic Television International has completed a number of programme deals with broadcasters in the UK in the run up to Mipcom.

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    Nat Geo makes Katrina documentary

    2005-09-15T08:30:00Z

    National Geographic Television and Film is making an hour-long special on Hurricane Katrina featuring an engineer who predicted a similar disaster. The Day The Big Easy Drowned features footage filmed last year by Nat Geo in which Joe Suhayda stood on a New Orleans levee outlining ...