All Pioneer Productions articles – Page 9

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    NHK picks up docs

    2005-03-10T08:30:00Z

    Channel 4 International has sold a package of six documentaries to Japanese broadcaster NHK. The network has picked up Pioneer Productions' Krakatoa and The Wave That Shook the World , HBO title Death in Gaza, Extreme Oil from ...

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    Production - At the extremes.

    2005-01-24T16:10:14Z

    Filming in extreme weather conditions can make for great TV - but detailed planning and back-up are essential to ensure everything goes smoothly, writes Robert Gray.

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    Five pulls train crash show

    2004-11-09T11:04:47Z

    Five last night pulled a documentary on train crashes out of respect for those involved in Saturday's rail tragedy.

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    Pioneer to produce two HD shows for US

    2004-11-04T08:30:00Z

    Pioneer Productions is making two shows in high definition for US broadcasters. The History Channel has ordered Amazon Adventures , a 120-minute feature shot in the Brazilian rainforest. It will recount the stories of adventurers who have sought to explore the forest over ...

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    C4I sells documentaries to France 5

    2004-07-08T08:30:00Z

    Channel 4 International has secured a raft of documentary sales to France 5. These include High Performance , a two-hour look at what happens when non-professional athletes take performance-enhancing drugs. The French broadcaster has also snapped up Paladin Pictures' 2 x 50-minute ...

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    C4 courts controversy with film on foetus life

    2004-07-08T07:50:10Z

    Channel 4 is set to reignite the abortion debate with a film showing never-before-seen video footage of what foetuses can do in the very first weeks of life.

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    Fremantle to invest in new Pioneer shows

    2004-07-01T08:30:00Z

    INDIE Pioneer Productions is to receive fresh investment from Fremantle International Distribution (FID) for two new US commissions.

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    C4 reality formats travel down under

    2004-05-20T08:30:00Z

    Channel 4 International has secured deals with New Zealand channels TVNZ and ABC. TVNZ has a 20-hour package, including 8 x 50-minute series Regency House Party from Wall to Wall and 4 x 50-minute series Brat Camp from ...

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    FORMATS & DEALS - Ultimate documentaries are global hit.

    2004-05-17T09:40:32Z

    Five documentary strand The Ultimates has been licensed to Discovery Asia by distributor Cineflix International. The

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    Ultimate documentaries are global hit

    2004-05-13T08:30:00Z

    Five documentary strand The Ultimates has been licensed to Discovery Asia by distributor Cineflix International. The 6 x 60-minute technology series was made by Wark Clements, Pioneer Productions and One on One Productions. The strand includes Ultimate Trains, Ultimate Crashes and Ultimate Explosions. The show has now been licensed to ...

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    Pioneer wins US science order.

    2004-04-26T09:38:45Z

    Pioneer Productions has picked up a multimillion-pound series commission from National Geographic Channel in the US

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    Pioneer stirs volcano for C4.

    2004-04-05T09:04:21Z

    The devastating eruption of the Krakatoa volcano is to be turned into an ambitious docu-drama for Channel 4, writes Michael Rosser.

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    Pioneer stirs volcano for C4

    2004-03-18T08:30:00Z

    The devastating eruption of the Krakatoa volcano is to be turned into an ambitious docu-drama for Channel 4.

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    C4I RENEWS OUTPUT DEAL WITH FINLAND.

    2004-03-05T16:29:07Z

    Channel 4 International has renewed its 59-hour output deal with YLE in Finland, with shows including

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    c4i renews output deal with finland

    2004-03-04T08:30:00Z

    Channel 4 International has renewed its 59-hour output deal with YLE in Finland, with shows including factual documentaries, comedy and drama. The programmes include Talkback/HBO's Ali G in da USA!!!, The Regency House Party from Wall to Wall and Pioneer Productions documentary Sars: Killer Bug ...

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    Production - On Location - In the eye of the storm.

    2004-01-23T16:05:31Z

    When Stephen Marsh agreed to series produce Dangerman: Adventures with Geoff Mackley, he had very little idea of just how much danger his man would be willing to put himself in.

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    MIP BRIEFS - INTERNATIONAL BUYS.

    2003-11-05T10:27:03Z

    Channel 4 International has sold ITN Factual's Dying to be Apart to Nine Network in Australia,

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    PRODUCTION - ROUGH CUT - HD streets ahead.

    2003-11-05T10:26:31Z

    While there is a lack of HD programmes today, with set prices falling, Stuart Carter says shooting in the format is an investment for the future.

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    C4 to screen Diana documentary

    2003-10-13T08:30:00Z

    Channel 4 is to screen a revealing two-part documentary spotlighting the men who featured in the life of the late Princess Diana, writes Colin Robertson .

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    NEW ROUTE FOR PIONEER.

    2003-07-17T16:12:44Z

    The producer behind Channel 4's SARS: Killer Bug documentary, Pioneer Productions, is moving into science and