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Paolo Ventura nominated for Prix Italia 2016

27 September, 2016

Paolo Ventura – Vanishing Man is nominated for the Prix Italia (30 Sept – 2 Oct 2016). The Prix Italia is an international Italian television, radio and website award.

With the relics of human lives – objects found in a flea market – the Italian artist Paolo Ventura opposes the fleeting nature of life. In a barn on a secluded mountain he creates a world of his own built out of cardboard and poster paint and gives the found objects a new life.

In the documentary ‘Paolo Ventura – Vanishing man”, director and cameraman Erik van Empel creates a complex portrait of this fascinating artist and dissects the themes of Ventura’s body of work.

To see the documentary click here.

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MIPJUNIOR & MIPCOM programme line-up 2016

13 September, 2016

The NPO Sales team will be present at the MIPJUNIOR and at the MIPCOM this October.  Want to meet with us? Please visit us at booth number P1-H-68.
To see our youth program line up click here. To check out our new documentary content click here.

All programs are available on our website for online screening. No screening account yet? Create your screening account here after registering.

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Cinekid Kinderkast Award nomination for Just Kids!

13 September, 2016

Today the Cinekid Kinderkast Jury have made it official that the episode A Year without my Parents from the awarded series Just Kids is nominated for the Cinekid Kinderkast Award in the category non-fiction. At October 21 the jury will reveal the awards.

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Alice Cares Nominated for the Prix Europa 2016

5 September, 2016

We are very pleased to announce that the documentary Alice Cares is selected for the PRIX EUROPA 2016 (Berlin, from 15 to 21 October) in the category TV Documentary. Each year The European Broadcasting Festival awards the best European Televisions, Radio and Online productions.
Alice Cares tells the story about carebot Alice. She is created in order to meet future care demands for elderly who are lonely and suffering from dementia. Can a robot build a human relationship with someone and thus replace a person of flesh and blood? The three women, all getting on in years, who are visited by her in Alice Cares actually become pretty fond of the robot girl.

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Need for Meat: A big success in South-Korea

25 July, 2016

Our documentary Need for Meat has been shown twice at Seoul International Food Film Festival held from May 26 to May 31 in Seoul, the capital of South-Korea.

Director Marijn Frank feels a dilemma between her lust for meat but at the same time acknowledges plenty is wrong in the meat industry. In this film, she attempts to find out whether she can manage to shed her addiction by exploring the arguments of both pro and anti- mear eaters.

We have been informed that it was received very well by the audience of the festival and that it had trigged a valuable discussion afterwards.

If interested, please click here to view the entire film.