The most prolific and successful genre in the Celtic nations is factual, both in English and in the indigenous languages. What are the creative and practical challenges facing factual producers in these nations to get their work picked up by network channels and internationally? What are the ingredients which make a documentary or factual series both a ratings and international sales hit? And what is the ideal business model for factual indies operating in the Celtic countries?
Watch David Harron (Executive Producer, Commissioning, BBC Scotland) chair a panel discussion with Angela Graham(Producer), Jacqui Hayden (Head of Development, Matchlight), and Seán Ó Cualáin(Director, Documentaries) at the Celtic Media Festival in the Lawlors Hotel, Dungarvan on Friday 22nd of April 2016.