Kill Arman Documentary Series Overview


Introduction

Kill Arman is a reality/documentary TV-series about martial arts, created by Tuukka Tiensuu and Arman Alizad, and hosted by Arman Alizad.

Outline

Arman Alizad is a master tailor, a fashion reporter and a party-animal, who has not done any sports in over 20 years. But in Kill Arman he has to travel to exotic locations around the world, train in a different martial art in every episode, and finally fight a master of that martial art. The physical and mental challenges make Alizad question his own belief systems, and he finds whole new sides to himself.

Along with the host, Arman Alizad, the episodes have many famous martial arts masters mentoring Alizad. These masters include for example Leung Ting, Leo Gaje, Martin Kampmann, Ray Sefo and Amin Asikainen.

Production

Kill Arman is a co-production between Rabbit Films, Armanin Maailma and Jim. The series was created by Arman Alizad and Tuukka Tiensuu. Tiensuu is also the director of the series.

Release

Awards and Nominations

In 2010, Kill Arman was nominated for the Best Finnish TV-show of the year in Venla-gaala.

Distribution

Kill Arman is distributed in Finland by JIM. Internationally it is distributed by DRG. It airs in several dozen TV-networks around the world, including the BBC.

Kill Arman Series

Production & Filming Details

  • Presenter(s):
    • Arman Alizad.
  • Director(s):
    • Tuukka Tiensuu … (20 episodes, 2009-2010).
    • Jan-Niclas Jansson … (5 episodes, 2010).
    • Arman Alizad … (3 episodes, 2010).
    • Henri Blomberg … (1 episode, 2010).
  • Producer(s):
    • Arman Alizad … producer / executive producer (20 episodes, 2009-2010).
    • Ville Toivonen … executive producer (20 episodes, 2009-2010).
    • Jukka Hilden … executive producer (unknown episodes).
    • Jarno Laasala … executive producer (unknown episodes).
  • Writer(s): .
    • Arman Alizad … (writer) (20 episodes, 2009-2010).
    • Tuukka Tiensuu … (writer) (20 episodes, 2009-2010).
  • Music:
  • Cinematography:
    • Tuukka Tiensuu … (14 episodes, 2009-2010).
    • Jan-Niclas Jansson … (7 episodes, 2009-2010).
    • Arman Alizad … (6 episodes, 2010).
    • Henri Blomberg … (1 episode, 2010).
  • Editor(s):
    • Tuukka Tiensuu … (20 episodes, 2009-2010).
    • Jaakko Vierikko … (7 episodes, 2009).
    • Janne Vianto … (6 episodes, 2010).
    • Jussi Heikkinen … (3 episodes, 2010).
  • Production:
    • Armanin Maailma.
  • Distributor(s):
    • Jim (2009-2010) (Finland) (TV).
    • Hero (2017) (Finland) (TV).
  • Released Date: 23 March 2009 (Finland).
  • Running time: 24 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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