All Pioneer Productions articles – Page 10

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    PROGRAMMING - C4 to delight trainspotters.

    2003-06-16T10:08:27Z

    Pete Waterman, pop impresario and scourge of young hopefuls on Pop Idol, is to front his own series on the history of trains for Channel 4, writes David Wood.

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    Global spread of C4 Sars film.

    2003-06-06T08:46:55Z

    The threat of the Sars virus may have receded in the UK, but the virus is still of great interest to overseas TV broadcasters, 13 of which have picked up Channel 4's Sars: Killer Bug film, writes Penny Hughes.

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    Global spread of C4 Sars film

    2003-06-05T08:30:00Z

    The threat of the Sars virus may have receded in the UK, but the virus is still of great interest to overseas TV broadcasters, 13 of which have picked up Channel 4's Sars: Killer Bug film, writes Penny Hughes .

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    INDIE BUSINESS - Pioneer spreads the factual bug.

    2003-05-16T14:51:00Z

    Pioneer Productions sealed its reputation with programming about earth sciences, cosmology and the weather but, since then, fast turn-around documentaries on subjects such as Sars have been in demand.

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    ON THE BOX - The sultan of spin.

    2003-04-17T15:34:50Z

    Pioneer Productions development director Nigel Henbest thought Anne's Bafta turn was no match for Prince Charles' spin doctor.

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    On the box - A refreshing change.

    2003-02-25T10:44:39Z

    For Pioneer Productions head of production Kirstie McLure Operatunity's format was too safe but Motherland broke new ground.

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    C4 INVESTIGATES NASA SHUTTLE DISASTER.

    2003-02-25T10:44:27Z

    Channel 4 has commissioned a fast-turnaround investigative piece looking into the recent Columbia space shuttle tragedy.

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    Programming - Five to look at 'super machines'.

    2003-02-03T12:58:26Z

    Indie Pioneer Productions, the self-styled creator of TV 'weather porn', has won a brace of commissions from Five and the Travel Channel, writes Penny Hughes.

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    Five to look at 'super machines'

    2003-01-29T14:21:57Z

    Indie Pioneer Productions, the self-styled creator of TV 'weather porn', has won a brace of commissions from Five and the Travel Channel, writes Penny Hughes .

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    TECHNOLOGY & FACILITIES - RAINBOW APPOINTMENTS.

    2003-01-21T14:21:59Z

    Rainbow Post and DGP have both hired new staff this week. Louise Goldman has joined Rainbow

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    Rainbow appointments

    2003-01-15T14:44:51Z

    Rainbow Post and DGP have both hired new staff this week. Louise Goldman has joined Rainbow as facility manager from Pioneer Productions and Andrew Herring moves from World TV to head the sales and marketing department. Meanwhile, DGP has added James Cannon, who will be working in quality control, plus ...

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    PIONEER SNARES OIL RIG GIG FOR DISCOVERY.

    2002-10-18T13:07:35Z

    Pioneer Productions has begun filming a 50-minute HD documentary for The Learning Channel about the new

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    Pioneer snares oil rig gig for discovery

    2002-10-16T15:15:09Z

    Pioneer Productions has begun filming a 50-minute HD documentary for The Learning Channel about the new generation of oil and gas rigs. Extreme Machines: Offshore Rigs will premier on Discovery HD Theatre before being broadcast on The Learning Channel and on Discovery networks worldwide. The ...

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    Pioneer wins US orders.

    2002-09-13T17:17:14Z

    London-based science and technology indie Pioneer Productions has won three commissions from Discovery's Travel Channel in

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    Pioneer wins US orders

    2002-09-11T12:47:30Z

    London-based science and technology indie Pioneer Productions has won three commissions from Discovery's Travel Channel in the US, writes Jon Rogers

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    Indies team up to make shark attack doc

    2001-08-09T10:26:00Z

    Southern Star Wild and Real has teamed up with indies Pioneer Productions and Tigress Productions to co-finance two new productions.

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    RAINBOW REVAMPS BASE

    2001-05-25T00:00:00Z

    Rainbow Post Production has revamped its Soho base with the addition of two audio suites. The facility chose DAR Storm editors and Soundtracs DPCII digital mixing consoles with 5.1 mixing capabilities.

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    The Making Of Ultimate Underwater Machines

    2001-05-11T16:29:00Z

    A Russian disaster is a dramatic opportunity for Pioneer Production's new Extreme Machines series.

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    Southern Star signs two-year deal with RAI

    2001-04-13T00:00:00Z

    Southern Star Wild & Real has announced a two-year factual output deal with Italian broadcaster RAI 3, writes Steve Aston. The arrangement will see the company provide a minimum of 20 hours

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    PIONEER COSMOLOGY PROGRAMME FOR C4.

    2001-02-23T00:00:00Z

    Science specialist Pioneer Productions has started work on a new 3 x 50-minute cosmology series for Channel 4 as a follow-up to its award-winning show Universe. Working-titled Mysterious Universe/Planets from Hell,