22 April, 2014
The Rockie Award for Serial Drama is one of the most sought after and competitive prizes in the broadcasting community. Other titles on the shortlist are House of Cards, Downtown Abbey en Orange is the New Black.
Banff World Media Festival is a yearly international media event held in the Canadian Rockies dedicated to world television and digital content.
Betrayal is produced by VARA. The third season is now in production.
15 April, 2014
Documentary series Backlight is continuing its succes. At MIPDOC the Backlight titles The European Security Complex, Bye Bye Car, and Seed Battles did very well, resulting in deals with YLE Finland, SPIEGEL TV and many interests.
All Backlights have been produced by the VPRO and handle different subjects, with “future affairs” as a reccuring theme.
Recently NPO Sales has sold package deals of Backlights to Catalunya, Poland, Ireland, Russia, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
3 April, 2014
Day in, day out, year after year, a long line can be seen in front of the Anne Frank House. A line of patient waiters, consisting of all possibly nationalities. But today they are not only there because they want to enter the Anne Frank Museum (the famous Achterhuis), but because they are attending the premiere of In Line for Anne Frank.
In this documentary we search for extraordinary stories from that line for the hiding place of the most famous victim of the Second World War.
This production from The Media Brothers in cooperation with the NOS has been taken on as a pre-buy by VRT.
My America is an insider’s look at the country Europeans love to hate: America. Journalist Michiel Vos travels around the USA to find out what it really takes to become an American. read more
In Land of Promise we see how, since the 1950s, immigration has irreversibly changed the societies of Europe and why it will continue to do so.
The film is made out of beautiful and often provocative international archive material. Clips from talk shows, radio programmes, documentaries and feature films guide us through the debates of past decades that have helped to shape change in Europe. Post-war immigration is shown from a new perspective. read more