The Short Game


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, […]

Netflix launching Mitt Romney doc

As it continues to push into original factual programming, Netflix will release Mitt in late January. The original doc is a behind the scenes look at Mitt Romney’s unsuccessful run for US president last year. Netflix will release the one-off doc in the US and across its international footprint on January 24. It is made […]

Netflix plays Short Game with original doc

Streaming service Netflix has ordered another original documentary, a golf-themed feature about protégé children. The Short Game will launch on Netflix on Thursday, December 12. The Delirio Films-produced doc follows eight seven year-old competitive golfers as they prepare for and compete in the World Championship of Junior Golf. Singer Justin Timberlake is among the executive […]