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The ‘Rule of Thumb’ for Co-pro’s, Acquisitions and Pre-sales

2014 May 8
by Peter Hamilton
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Bo Stehmeier heads distribution at Off the Fence, and he joined Peter Hamilton at MIPDoc 2014 to talk about “Money Matters.”

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Westdoc 2013 Producers’ Master Class: Feedback from Wuna Wu

2013 October 2
by Peter Hamilton
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Wuna Wu came to WESTDOC to develop her Taiwan-based Reality series ‘Lets Fall in Love’. She shares her Takeaways on the Producers’ Master Class hosted by Ed Hersh, Stephen Harris and Peter Hamilton.

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Wild Talk Africa 2013. Video Vignettes in which Industry Leaders Discuss Trends in the Wildlife Genre

2013 August 16
by Peter Hamilton
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Wild Talk Africa was a tremendously exciting and well-organized conference focused on Natural History television that was held in Durban in July 2013.

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Webinar: Getting to Greenlight: Five Key Success Factors for Non-fiction Producers

2013 June 24
by Peter Hamilton
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In DocumentaryTelevision.com’s first Webinar, we covered strategies and tactics for improving a producer’s chances of success in navigating the network development process.

Ed is a media executive and strategist whose career encompasses print, broadcast and documentary journalism, non-fiction cable production and programming, and the rapidly evolving multi-platform environment. His focus is on creating signature storytelling and compelling content.

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New Frontiers in Archival Footage – MIPDoc 2013

2013 May 2
by Peter Hamilton
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The ‘MLK Assassination’ Case Study
Tom Jennings, Executive Producer & Founder, 1895 Films, USA
David Royle, EVP Programming & Production, Smithsonian Networks, USA
Moderator: Peter Hamilton

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The Funding Workshop – MIPDoc 2013

2013 April 22
by Peter Hamilton
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The Smithsonian Channel’s Do’s & Don’ts for Getting the Right Partners on Board
David Royle, EVP Programming & Production, Smithsonian Networks, USA
Moderator: Peter Hamilton

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MIPDoc 2013 Interviews

2013 April 9
by Peter Hamilton
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We recorded two short interviews on the fly in Cannes at MIPDoc.

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Industry Leader Interviews, AIDC 2013

2013 February 24
by Peter Hamilton
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AIDC Bites are short interviews recorded on the fly at the 2013 Australian International Documentary Conference.

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How Do Networks Evaluate Pitches? H2 / Smithsonian / CNN / Nat Geo / ZDF at IMPACT 2013

2013 January 31
by Peter Hamilton
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The Panelists
Paul Cabana, Head of Programming, H2
Claudia Ruete, Politics & Current Affairs, ZDF Germany
Jennifer Hyde, Director of Development, CNN
David Royle, EVP, Programming & Production, Smithsonian Channel
JC Mills, Director of Development, Nat Geo Channel
Peter Hamilton, Moderator

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Westdoc Workshop 2012

2012 September 23
by Peter Hamilton
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What Do U.S. Networks Want? How Can You Get It? A Network Insider’s Guide to Greenlighting Factual Programs
Speakers:
Stephen Harris, Producer, Workaholic Entertainment
Peter Hamilton, DocumentaryTelevision.com
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History Makers Panel

2012 February 23
by Peter Hamilton
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The Panelists
Peter Gaffney, Senior Vice President, Programming Strategy, Scheduling & Acquisitions: History / H2
Dirk Hoogstra, Senior Vice President, Development & Programming: History / H2
Piero A. Corsini, Series Producer, Rai Educational

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Pawn Stars Panel: Anatomy of a Hit Reality Series

2011 November 14
by Peter Hamilton
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The Panelists
Brent Montgomery, Leftfield Pictures
Rob Miller, Peleton Entertainment
Mary Donahue, Executive Producer, History Channel

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