SA prodco rolls with skateboarding show
Netherlands-based network Insight TV has teamed up with US clothing firm Vans and a South African production company to produce a skateboarding docuseries called A Simple Path.
Due to be released on millennial-focused Insight TV’s linear and digital platforms this month, the 10×30’ series will be hosted by pro skateboarder Yann Horowitz.
In the show, Horowitz travels to 10 skating communities around the world to immerse himself in the local culture. The series is a coproduction with South Africa’s Save Your Day Films, for whom Stephen Friedman is exec producer. Arun Maljaars exec produces for Insight TV.
Maljaars said: “I believe that the right modern commercial partnership can make all the difference to a television programme. By teaming up with Vans, we can dive even deeper into different worlds of skateboarding and explore some of the most incredible cultures and individuals – all viewed through the lens of a skateboard.”