BossaNova Launches The Flight Attendant Murders


BossaNova Media has lined up a new original series, The Flight Attendant Murders, and a partnership with Getty Images.

The 4×1-hour documentary The Flight Attendant Murders, produced by Flicker Productions, explores the murders of four flight attendants in the 1970s and 1980s in Texas. The pitch for The Flight Attendant Murders was one of the winning offerings in terms of buyer feedback at BossaNova’s Development Day in January last year.

The company also revealed that Getty Images will be the first sponsorship partner to help deliver new plans for a separate in-person-only strategy for its popular Development Day program.

BossaNova will now split future Development Days into separate strands to accommodate both live and virtual events to better serve domestic and international buyers’ needs. The first of these new live events will be held in Central London on October 12, where Getty Images will partner with BossaNova for the first time, sponsoring the event and selecting projects that have clear potential to be archive led.

Simon Wood, senior sales director at Getty Images, said: ‘“With an unparalleled archive and deep expertise in how archival content can support producers in making compelling, cost-efficient programming, we are well positioned for creative partnership – from the idea stage through to production. Having supplied a range of content to various Bossanova Originals over the past few years, we are excited to take a more creative, developmental role in helping generate the next raft of Bossanova Originals as part of its Development Days initiative. We can’t wait to get started!”

Claire Runham, who recently joined the company as its new head of acquisitions, said: “The Flight Attendant Murders is another excellent example of our precise curating on what buyers tell us they want to be pitched and then using this data to get these shows into production. The new Development Days are evolving each time, and we hope to provide buyers on their way to MIPCOM with the perfect pitch.”