Edge West is delighted to have been asked to produce a visual extravaganza for Ted Talks. Four of our camera crews filmed in Long Beach, and Palm Springs, at the remarkable TED 2012 Conference. Our footage is being used for a special broadcast by NHK (Japan) and for a four-minute sizzle for TED on their web site. We are proud and honored to be part of the TED Multiverse. Click Here to View The Sizzle Reel
‘Crime Lords of Tokyo’ went on sale on DVD this week. This groundbreaking, investigative documentary has won accolades around the industry. When it premiered in October it was pick of the day in over fifty newspapers around the US and it was the highest rated show of the weekend on National Geographic. With the holidays coming up this could make the perfect gift. Click here for details.
Edgewest is pleased to announce that 2 of their most recent films, Born To Rage and Vanished From Alcatraz, are recipients of the prestigious Silver Telly Award for Outstanding Programming. With Emmy considerations now available for Academy voting, it’s great to have been recognized for the excellence of these 2 shows.
In it’s recent repeat viewing in the primetime slot, Born To Rage performed extremely well in the ratings and the National Geographic Channel were delighted especially considering the competition that night.
Edge West Productions’ development team attended the recent Factual Entertainment in their hometown of Santa Monica, CA. The forum was well attended with producers and commissioning editors, from all over the US, meeting at Loews Hotel, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
Investigator Says 1962 Alcatraz Escapees Likely Survived. SAN FRANCISCO (CBS 5) – Nearly five decades after the most famous escape attempt from Alcatraz, the investigation continues into the disappearance of three fugitive inmates. One of the men continuing the search tells CBS 5 there is a good chance the men escaped “The Rock” alive.
Born to Rage plumbs a question that rests at the core of the human experience: Are all humans predisposed to violence, or are some particularly inclined because of a DNA glitch dubbed the Warrior Gene?
When Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Phil Day brought his plans for Born to Rage? — a documentary examination about why some people turn violent — to the National Geographic Channel, the executive in charge was less than receptive to the idea.
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