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Timoner, Greenfield set for The Scene

Original documentaries from directors Ondi Timoner (pictured) and Lauren Greenfield feature on the fall slate for The Scene, Conde Nast Entertainment's online streaming portal.
September 9, 2014

Conde Nast Entertainment (CNE) has launched The Scene Inside, a collection of documentary series streaming on its online portal The Scene.

DIG! director Ondi Timoner (pictured above) and The Queen of Versailles filmmaker Lauren Greenfield are among the documentarians making programs for the digital service.

“After our success with the Emmy-nominated series Casualties of the Gridiron and the Television Academy nominee Screw You Cancer, it became clear that The Scene Inside would be an opportunity to feature real people and their stories,” said Michael Klein, exec VP of programming and content strategy for CNE, in a statement.

“Giving audiences a provocative view of controversial and diverse topics will build on the success of our previous documentary series.”

The Scene features original programming from the company’s magazine brands, including GlamourGQVogueWiredVanity FairTeen Vogue,Style.comSelfAllureGolf DigestBon AppetitEpicuriousBridesDetailsW and The New Yorker. The fall schedule for The Scene Inside is as follows:

  • The Grind (GQ original). NFL star Brandon Marshall deals with Borderline Personality Disorder while working to keep his edge on the field. Premieres September 5.
  • Belle Knox (The Scene original). The double life of 18-year-old Duke University student Miriam Weeks, aka Belle Knox, America’s top new adult-film actress. Premieres September 16.
  • China Wealth (GQ original). Filmmaker Lauren Greenfield explores the outlandish new wealth and luxury in China. Premieres in October.
  • FPS Russia (The Scene original). A look at the YouTube channel of the same, co-founded by Keith Ratliff, who was murdered, execution-style, in January 2013. Premieres in November.
  • The Last Mile (Wired original). Filmmaker Ondi Timoner (We Live In Public) looks at a California initiative that turns inmates into entrepreneurs. Premieres in October.

 

  • With additional files by Adam Benzine
About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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