Amazon Prime Video and RTG features dropped the trailer for “Pau Gasol: It’s on the trip, announced by Variety in April of this year, a four-part docuseries covering the twilight of the former NBA star’s career that will air on Prime Video in more than 200 countries on November 12.
A Lakers Legendary, Gasol’s last NBA game came in March 2019 when, shortly after signing with the Milwaukee Bucks, a team that perhaps had one star less than their first NBA title in nearly a half. century, Gasol’s season and NBA career ended prematurely in a stress fracture. A year later, he signs for that of FC Barcelona men’s basketball team, where he began his professional career over 20 years ago, to prepare for his last appearance with the Spanish men’s national team in the Tokyo Olympics.
“In this documentary, I tell the story of my return to court,” Gasol said in a statement. “I think it is important for people to know that sometimes the road is not easy and is full of setbacks, but the effort, the will and the passion for what you are doing is what brings you to keep moving forward and working hard to achieve your goals.It’s the story of someone who loves what they do and fights to the end to say goodbye the way they dreamed of.
“Pau Gasol is a legend in the world of international basketball,” added Chris Bird, Head of EU Prime Video Content at Amazon. “We are delighted to be able to share with Prime Video customers an exclusive glimpse into the final phase of his professional career with this new docuserie. “
As real criminal television grows in popularity, Discovery has ordered two new series on real crime in the UK, “Deadliest moms and dads“(Working title) and”Real death in paradise. “Each series will be available on Discovery UK’s Red Quest channel and Discovery More streaming platform later this year. According to the broadcaster, crime is a key genre at Discovery which accounts for 49% of Quest Red ratings and drives viewer engagement and subscriber acquisition for the Discovery Plus platform. Produced by Crack it, “Deadliest Mums & Dads” is an extension of the company’s “Deadliest Kids” brand and shines a light on cases in which parents have killed their children while giving voice to the tragic victims of these crimes. “Real Death in Heaven” is produced by Banijay United Kingdom business Worker bee and explores both resolved and unresolved cases of UK deaths during the holidays.
by Oliver Stone “JFK revisited: through the mirror,”Which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in July, will hit British and Irish theaters on November 26, coinciding with the 58e anniversary of the assassination of the former US president. In the film, director Oliver Stone revisits his 30-year-old classic and updates audiences with recently declassified evidence regarding the Kennedy assassination. Stone is joined by narrators Whoopi goldberg and Donald Sutherland alongside a team of forensic, medical and ballistic experts as well as witnesses to this historic day. It is produced by Rob Wilson on behalf of Ixtlan Productions with executive producers Andrea Scarso, Peter Touche and Amit Pandya for Ingenious, and Angela Cecio and Fernando Sulichin.
Abacus Media rights (AMR) is in partnership with Media musketeer to distribute the new sci-fi horror series “Impulse, ”Produced by Primetime Emmy-winner Steve lanning (“The secret garden”, “The presage”). AMR will take care of worldwide distribution outside of Africa, Spain, Latin America and the Caribbean. Directed and produced by Sallas de Jager (“Traitors”), the series is currently in production in Mauritius and is scheduled for delivery in the second quarter of 2022. Set in a video game studio in Johannesburg, the series begins as an electromagnetic wave hits the studio , frying equipment and bioelectric signals in people’s brains. With the outside world a hellish landscape and strict lockdown imposed, a team of programmers must work together to fight floor by floor for their survival. The stars of the series Tarryn wyngaard (“Raised by wolves”), Thapelo Mokoena (“The heart which is in Desert”), Carel Nel (“To agree”), Sven Ruygrok (“Spud”) and Earl Wan (“Just friends”).
from Canada Hot Docs distributed nearly $ 200,000 of its CrossCurrents Doc Fund – established with the support of Netflix to the 2018 edition of the festival – to 16 feature film projects. The CrossCurrents Doc Funds program was created to facilitate storytelling among historically under-represented groups. This year, 10 films – seven feature films and three short films – were selected to receive development and production funding. A five-year initiative, the main objective of the program is to address the systematic barriers and opportunity gaps that currently exist within the documentary film community.
The Melbourne International Film Festival is to offer a grant of AU $ 80,000 ($ 60,000) for the creation of a new immersive, Extended Reality (XR) work that “celebrates, questions and lights up” the host city. The chosen project will have to be completed in time to be screened at the 70th edition of the festival next year (announced August 4-21, 2022). The festival launched a VR section in 2016, suspended it in 2020 due to COVID, and reinstated it as a free, globally accessible digital platform in the last edition.
“a zoo three, a new series of True to nature scheduled to premiere in 2022 on CBBC, got a new cast member when on September 15 at Paradise animal park, a new baby snow leopard was born. Now, just before International Snow Leopard Day on Saturday, October 23, True To Nature has shared some first photos of the cub. Currently in production, the series captures the behind-the-scenes antics of brothers Cam, Tyler and Aaron, who run Paradise Wildlife Park in Hertfordshire and work at Big Cat Sanctuary in Kent. “One Zoo Three” is a True To Nature production for CBBC in the UK and sold internationally by NBC Universal Global Distribution from Sky Studios.