Nature & Wildlife Panel Added to TV Real Festival


ORF-Enterprise’s Armin Luttenberger, Terra Mater Studios’ Berend Dreier and PBS Distribution’s Joe Barrett have joined the TV Real Festival, running June 18 to 20, as part of a panel covering what is popular in the nature and wildlife genre right now. You can sign up for your free registration here.

Luttenberger heads the content sales unit at ORF-Enterprise. Dreier is director of co-productions and sales at Terra Mater Studios. Barrett serves as VP of global sales at PBS Distribution. Together, the three executives will talk about what topics under the nature and wildlife umbrella are generating the most interest right now, how the genre has evolved over the past few years and connecting global viewers to programs no matter how specific they are.

They join the previously announced roster: Warner Bros. Discovery’s Kathleen Finch, documentary filmmaker Dawn Porter, classicist Mary Beard, NBCUniversal Entertainment’s Corie Henson and Rachel Smith, Snowman Productions’ Michael von Würden, Ampere’s Fred Black, BossaNova’s Paul Heaney, Off the Fence’s Bo Stehmeier, Fremantle’s Vasha Wallace, BBC Studios’ André Renaud, Banijay’s James Townley, All3Media International’s Nick Smith, Albatross World Sales’ Anne Olzmann, ZDF Studios’ Nikolas Hülbusch, Autentic’s Dr. Patrick Hörl, Blue Ant Media’s Jamie Schouela and Cineflix Rights’ Mike Gould. Look out for more announcements soon.

A three-day must-attend virtual event taking place a week prior to Sunny Side of the Doc and NATPE Budapest, the inaugural edition of the TV Real Festival will feature keynotes and panels with leading executives and creatives discussing the world of unscripted, from lifestyle, factual entertainment and docs to non-scripted entertainment and game-show formats. It will be streamed live and available on-demand on

Unlike other events requiring hefty registration fees, attendance to the TV Real Festival is FREE. ONLY those registered will receive access to our Exclusive White Paper, featuring key intel from the event in a compact, easy-to-digest format. To register, please go here.