Kathryn Bonnici

Java Films buys and sells China docs

Java Films has sold China: The Corrupt Republic (pictured) to a raft of international broadcasters and picked up rights to another China-focused doc, Human Harvest: China’s Illegal Organ Trade. One-off doc China: The Corrupt Republic is produced by France-bases Magneto Presse and looks at corruption in the People’s Republic. Indie factual distributor Java has shopped […]

The factual landscape: ducks, docs and digital

The business of selling factual programming is changing – with free-to-air slots for classic factual shows hard to come by, distributors are looking to other categories of non-fiction, as well as to digital, big-screen and even virtual reality platforms, writes Stewart Clarke. For the largest factual distributors the business has got more complex and, increasingly, […]