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Special report - The Documentary Market

Industry Report: Documentary

Lynne Polak, Project Manager EBU, Switzerland

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Interview with the project manager of EBU (European Broadcasting Union), focusing on documentary series

The European Broadcasting Union - EBU - is the largest association of national broadcasters in the world. The aim is to promote cooperation between broadcasters and facilitate the exchange of audiovisual content.

How should independent producers approach the EBU if the want to propose a series? What topics work best for series at the moment? Which are the most successful series produced for the EBU? In the interview Lynne Polak gives answers to these questions related to documentary series.

Watch also the interviews with:
Richard Bradley
Thomas Wartmann, director/producer Filmquadrat.dok (DE)

The interview was conducted during the 1st Discovery Campus Open Training Session "Seriously on Series" in Munich on 7th and 8th of March 2009. To see other interviews go on the Reelisor web page

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