C21 Media: When truth is stranger than fiction (Inside the Mind of a Con Artist)
Head of International Coproduction and producer of Inside the Mind of a Con Artist,
Alexandra Böhm, has talked to C21 about the latest trends in True Crime productions.
Is ‘stranger than fiction’ the latest twist of the true crime dial, or does the scarcity of suitable stories mean it is simply a niche successfully exploited by just one streamer and one production company? Find out in this month’s Theme Festival report on true crime.
In Germany, Alexandra Boehm, head of international coproduction at Autentic and producer of Inside the Mind of a Con Artist
, adds: “The genre of true crime has changed a lot in recent years. Of course, there are still the classic crime stories that deal with murders and violent acts, but the genre has also opened up. Films like Tinder Swindler or Bad Vegan reflect a different kind of true crime story, which is more focused on decoding events and the psychological patterns behind them. This is the same approach we are taking in Inside The Mind of a Con Artist."
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