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Trapped: a case study in international co-production

Trapped: a case study in international co-production

Davies, Rosamund ORCID: 0000-0001-8645-8271 (2019) Trapped: a case study in international co-production. In: Batty, C., Berry, M., Dooley, K., Frankham, B. and Kerrigan, S., (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Screen Production. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 281-291. ISBN 978-3030217433 (doi:

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This chapter describes the trajectory of an international co-production, television crime drama 'Trapped' (Ófærð)(2015), through four years of development and production. Set in Iceland and conceived by Icelandic production company RVK Studios, the project brought together key creative team members from Iceland, Germany, France and the UK. Based on interviews with some of those involved, this case study provides an account of the development and production process. In particular, it highlights factors that had a significant impact on the process: personal relationships, particular collaborative practices, and shared and contrasting cultural understandings.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: television, production, television production, co-production, global television, collaboration
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Design (DES)
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