Executive Producer, Philip J Day is proud to have produced the most successful season of the popular TV series for Discovery Channel. Day was responsible for helming 18 episodes in just eight months. Since his arrival on the series, ratings have doubled, reaching three million viewers by the end of the season.
This week an Edge West crew headed by director/cameraman Michael Ojeda travelled to India for a new TV pilot – that will develop into a multi-episode series. The story is still under wraps but we can tell you it’s a rags-to-riches tale of epic proportions leading our film crew all over the Indian sub-continent.
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.
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