The VOD platform has acquired exclusive rights for the eastern Congo-set doc thriller (pictured), following festival screenings at Tribeca, Hot Docs and AFI Docs.
Gravitas Ventures and Submarine Deluxe are pairing up to distribute Showrunners, the feature-length documentary that explores the rising power of the TV showrunner. (Pictured: Sons Of Anarchy helmer Kurt Sutter)
Ross Babbit, Travel Channel’s senior VP of programming and development, discusses the network’s web-series All American Sideshow (pictured), which looks at the world of a tent-traveling sideshow.
The Indian Documentary Foundation will offer female filmmakers a grant worth US$10,000, via a partnership with U.S. non-profit Chicken and Egg Pictures.
XES execs Nancy Tellem (pictured) and Jordan Levin will stay on to complete the original programming that is already in production, but the division will close down, amid 18,000 job cuts at parent company Microsoft.