The U.S. net has commissioned the Billy Gibbons-fronted automotive pilot (pictured) from LA-based prodco Intuitive Entertainment, while Toronto’s Banger Films will produce a feature-length doc on the hirsute American rock band.
In today’s Extra, Joe Berlinger (pictured) will have four docs screened at the Palm Springs fest, Sundance Channel comes to France via CanalSat and FranceTV Distribution shops new WWII docs.
Those wishing to nominate production companies for realscreen‘s list of the top prodcos working in non-fiction, as chosen by our readers, have until February 12 to get their votes in.
In today’s ‘Extra’ wrap, Electus links with Delbert Shoopman to launch a new prodco, Bomanbridge inks deal for culinary format, and ITN Source launches the 2016 Short Film Competition with Sheffield Doc/Fest and Audio Network. (Pictured: Chef In Your Ear)
Over a span of seven years, the filmmaker and his team dug deep into a tumultuous period of American history to craft the story behind the rise and fall of the Black Panther movement.
The distributor has acquired North American rights to the latest Sundance award-winning feature doc from director Roger Ross Williams (pictured) and A&E Indie Films.