CONCEPT: The New Money (1x60) is about the latest chapter in the evolution of money: Cryptocurrency. This thought-provoking documentary explores and explains the cutting edge world of digital currency. From the beginnings of Bitcoin to how new cryptocurrencies are emerging, we look at how the concept of cash as we know it is being re-invented. Interviews with the world’s leading experts, citing DASH thought leadership which allow viewers to relate to the blockchain trend in a relevant way.
*BAM Productions Toronto produces the documentary, financed by DASH (80%) and Canadian tax credits (20%) Draft Total Budget: $250,000 Canadian
*Documentary features interviews with leaders on the subject, including DASH spokespeople.
*Documentary airs on Smithsonian Channel Canada in prime time and other Blue Ant Channels (needs to abide by Smithsonian editorial/documentary standards and clearly be an analysis of the subject not branded content)
*Documentary is distributed around the world by Blue Ant International, a world leader in distribution of factual programs
*Profits (after distribution fees) are shared 50/50 between DASH and BAM Productions Toronto
*DASH retains rights to air documentary on its websites or elsewhere in perpetuity.
*BAM Productions Toronto retains distribution rights to get the maximum views of the content.
*Documentary will be submitted to relevant festivals (such as Hot Docs)
*Potential theatrical release in North America and promote Q + A sessions after screenings with DASH thought leaders
Cosmetics are changing. Brought about by a storm of protest from concerned consumers and an influx of scientific research, the stuff you put on your face is changing its makeup. With stories from organic boutique producers and the labs of major manufacturers, this documentary will examine the shifting tide of current cosmetics, always with an eye on how science separates fact from fear.
THE NEW NEW ORLEANS explores how New Orleans has reclaimed its title as one of the hottest travel destinations on the planet. When Hurricane Katrina hit land, it completely levelled the vibrant and historic city of New Orleans. Now, only ten years later, culture and tourism are back in full force and better than before – showing the best and worst sides of humanity.
Knot just for scarves, discover the world of knitting and its very many uses throughout history - including record and timekeeping, World War II spy coding, and even as a symbol of political revolution. Film archive, cut-out animation, line drawings, graphics, historical art and posters, and re-enactments bring a fresh approach to this fascinating documentary special.
Potentially, but not guaranteed. We have BBC-Earth in Canada, but it's limited to natural history content. Ideally, this doc would make it to all the major documentary film festivals to help secure international distribution.