In this issue:
TBI Factual | Docs Special
Fremantle faces the music The super-indie’s long-brewing factual strategy is finally taking flight
Beyond Neverland Kew Media Distribution has quietly become a documentary powerhouse. But how will they top Leaving Neverland?
Bigger, better and celebrity-laden How sustainable is the documentary field when only films about specific genres with high-profile subjects seem to be getting traction?
Cracking down on co-productions Our Planet producer Alastair Fothergill warns that SVODs are close to cutting out broadcasters from co-productions
The House that Gurinder built From Bend It Like Beckham to Beecham House, filmmaker Gurinder Chadha tries her hand at TV for the first time
In search of a true original TBI reports from Series Mania, where we catch up with The Virtues writer Shane Meadows on his most personal project yet
Writer’s room: Richie Mehta The Canadian writer-director details how he began adapting India’s notorious 2012 gang rape case for a multi-part Netflix series
Flipping the script at Conecta Fiction What’s in store for the third edition of the Pamplona-set market
Is this the end of LA Screenings? Global buyers and studios discuss the fate of the June screenings
Breaking down US network pick-ups All 35 new series coming to US broadcasters – and how studios fared
Plus: TBI Hot Picks The top scripted and factual titles heading to summer markets, including NATPE Budapest, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Sunny Side of the Doc and Conecta Fiction
What’s new at NATPE? TBI catches up with NATPE boss JP Bommel and his plans for the annual market in Budapest