Conor McGregor was in Manchester on Saturday evening as he entertained a capacity audience in an exclusive one-night-only event at EventCity in Trafford Park.
Port to Port is coming up this Thursday in Australia. If you’re around, be sure to head down to Newcastle and enjoy the fun!
In the press this week – BCI secures deals with TVNZ and SVOD platform iflix.
Our friends over at AOB are hosting a photo competition! With £200 up for grabs, all you have to do is message their Facebook page with your best action shot or Bail/sketch shot (£100 for each) to be in for a chance to win.
We are very proud to represent This is Exile: Diaries of Child Refugees.
Fresh from winning the International Jury Prize at Scotland’s Document Human Rights Film Festival, the photographer-turned-filmmaker tells realscreen about his approach to working with young subjects and the political goals for the film, which screens at IDFA ’15 on November 24, 25, 27 and 29.
Check out the whole article here
American wrestling super-brand Global Force Wrestling has today announced it has signed a worldwide TV distribution deal with London based sales and production-house Boulder Creek International (BCI).
GFW, founded by former TNA President and Founder Jeff Jarrett in 2014, is an American professional wrestling brand, which is changing the wrestling and entertainment industry. With its innovative and ground-breaking approach to fan interactivity, storytelling and overall entertainment GFW engages audiences across television, digital and social media platforms.
As of July 2015 Global Force Wrestling AMPED has been going full steam ahead with super-charged shows in Las Vegas, USA. The fully produced events will be available as finished programmes (52x 52’). The finished programmes will be available (subject to confirmation) on November 1st, 2015 with a rolling delivery. GFW pride themselves on having the top pro-wrestling stars today and finding the brightest young wrestling stars for the future.
“We are thrilled to continue our international growth and partner with BCI, an industry leader that inherently understands our product, brand vision and ultimately our fans,” stated GFW President Jeff Jarrett. “We look forward to BCI helping us bring a variety of entertainment properties to our fans around the world.”
Matt Jeschelnik, Managing Director of BCI commented; “I have always wanted to work with Jeff – I admire his business acumen and his ability to make truly entertaining content. I am delighted that Jeff has chosen BCI to distribute GFW and I look forward to announcing our broadcast partners.”
Established eight years ago, BCI has made a name for itself producing factual and sports shows including Wild Spirits, Wild Spirits H2O, Wild Surf and Better Than 4, and broadcast in over 100 countries worldwide. Amongst its catalogue of documentaries, sports, music, comedy and lifestyle shows; BCI manages the global distribution for a number of events including Frostgun International, Revolution Series Track Cycling, The Go Big Project, Street Velodrome, and Cape-to-Cape Australia. BCI will be attending both MIPCOM (Oct 4-8th) and Sportel (Oct 12-15th).
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Check out this recap of Jackalope 2015. Great edit and looks like this year’s event was a lot of fun
Selfmade’s very own Ricky Crompton proved himself to be quite the teacher, as he taught The Cycle Show’s presenter, Anna Glowinski how to backflip a bike live on ITV. If you didn’t see it, make sure you catch it on itv player below. He looks like he really enjoyed himself.
The team, here at BCI, have been hard at work and have just sold “Gary Lineker – On the Road to FA Cup Glory” to ESPN Brazil. The first film to be produced by Lineker himself is a great watch and we can’t wait to share it with the spiritual home of football. Have a look at the realscreen article below to check it out for yourselves!
Our upcoming TV series with professional MTB rider Ricky Crompton is in full swing. Check out these shots just in from Iceland, looking beautiful. https://goo.gl/5tyA1b
We’re really excited that one of our favourite documentaries “This is Exile: Diaries of Child Refugees”, the new hour long doc. filmed by the Emmy-award winning director Mani Y. Benchelah has been featured on the Sunny Side of the Doc Newsletter. Check out the links below to check it out:
The BCI team has just set up its stall at Sunny Side of The Doc, an international four day market dedicated to factual content and programming. The weather’s hot, the sun is shining and we’ve got some excellent documentaries to check out at our stall.
Popcornflix, one of the most widely available free movie and TV streaming services in the world, has just announced the launch of a genre dedicated solely to extreme sports. They have chosen to feature four TV shows, all produced by BCI: Wild Spirits, Wild Spirits H2O, Better Than Four and Wild Surf. We are really excited about this collaboration and can’t wait to see the shows being broadcast on gaming consoles, mobile platforms and Smart TVs. Definitely time to crack open a bag of popcorn to celebrate!
It’s always nice to know that we’re doing something right! Wild Surf is currently being featured as the Show of the Month on the web magazine page of French broadcaster Orange. Please have a look for yourselves at the link below.
2015 just seems to be getting better and brighter. Here at BCI, we’ve been working hard through the cold months and can now announce that two of our favourite factual series have been licensed to RTL CBS Asia Entertainment, one of the world’s largest entertainment groups. The series are both shot in beautiful 4K and will be broadcast on RTL CBS Entertainment HD and RTL CBS Extreme HD, later this year.
Lift Off follows the exciting journey of two elite athletes as they swap pursuits and explore each other’s sport. Whereas, Losing Traction focuses on the underfunded professional drift racer Matt Field as his team face an uphill struggle to make an impact in the world of Formula Drift.
We’re really excited to be bringing you these great stories, so make sure to keep an eye out for them, later in the year.
After a successful trip down to Cannes for MIPTV, our sales team are back in London and can’t wait to showcase our new shows! Check out our latest shows of 2015, from action-packed Motor Racing series “Losing Traction” to our inspiring new documentaries “A Mini-Adventure” & “Gareth Thomas – A Game Changer”. ”
Click here to view our 2015 Showreel
Boulder Creek International 2015 part 1. https://vimeo.com/124615934
Bouder Creek International 2015 part 2. https://vimeo.com/124615935
For those of you who think ‘50 Shades of Grey’ is an unrealistic fantasy novel, think again. Meet Dometria, a British dominatrix with a worldwide reputation and a troubled past. The grandmother of four expresses a heartfelt honesty about her unusual profession, which is depicted in the BCI-distributed documentary ‘The Boss Lady’. Now, she is interviewed by Viva magazine in order to highlight what the world of BDSM is really like. It’s not what you think!
Read more about Dometria’s interview here:
Screen Boss Lady Here:
This Black Friday, 28th November, the Universal Sports Network, as part of NBC, will be airing a Wild Spirits Marathon! 8 hours of pure adrenaline rushing action, starting at 2pm ET. Check out the teaser HERE!
Fans of Boulder Creek’s alternative sports series Wild Spirits have been delighted by NBC Universal’s decision to launch the show in its highly-contested primetime 7.00pm slot. Check out the show HERE and be sure to catch it live on NBC!
Of our whole catalogue, Learning To Breathe is one of the most breathtaking (excuse the pun) documentaries we distribute. Following the life of surfing legend Anthony Ruffo, it follows his own spiral into drug addiction, his recovery and the wider impact of drugs in surf culture and beyond. Made by Rocky Romano and his incredible team over at the Go Big Project, The Inertia have just published a fantastic article extolling the virtues and brilliance of this documentary. Find it HERE.
Don’t sleep on this documentary, and be sure to check out what else The Go Big Project have up their sleeves… We’ve seen the previews. You guys won’t know what hit you.
It’s been a fun-filled week here at BCI as we celebrate our founder, el capitan Matt Jeschelnik’s Birthday! He formed this company just over 6 years ago and it’s been going from strength to strength, and we’re only getting bigger and bolder with more and more plans in the pipeline. We’ll be updating the site regularly with news and information about new acquisitions and exciting prospects, so do keep checking back.
We’ve been kind enough to give him the day off for his special day to spend with his family, so as we raise a glass to toast one more year to Matt and the continued growth of Boulder Creek, the immortal words of Gabriel Garcia Marquez ring in our ears:
“It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams”
Welcome to the brand new and improved Boulder Creek International website! Within these hallowed pages you’ll find a raft of shiny new features, screeners, programmes and delights. Feel free to browse around, join us on all your favourite social media sites and let us know what you think!
We’ve also got our pristine Production and Post-Production Showreel available for your viewing pleasure; sit back and let your eyes soak up 1 min of our homemade shows here
The yearly exodus to Cannes is once again upon us as the team make their bi-annual trip to the sunny shores of Southern France. MIPTV is the world’s most-established TV and digital content market and the biggest gathering of entertainment industry professionals each April, and once again we’ll be there in full force. We’ll be bringing with us not only this shiny new website but also a whole range of brand new and amazing programming, including some incredible shows from acclaimed filmmaker Rocky Romano. We’ll have more information on that soon, so keep your eyes on this site and our twitter @bouldercreekint. If you’re attending the market, do come and visit us on EU Media Stand (P4.B1) mini stand 503; we promise we won’t bite, and you’ll even get a chance to see some of our killer new content!
This week Broadcast Magazine introduced our new partnership with the talented Loft London. The guys and gals at Loft will be ensuring our two sports series, Wild Spirits and Better Than Four, are 100% broadcast ready for BBC Worldwide and other broadcasters from around the world.