Articles Tagged ‘HBO’
44 Blue Productions talks to realscreen about teaming up with actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (pictured) on a feature doc for HBO centered on a Florida boot camp for juvenile offenders.
Marking a trio of Park City pick-ups, Magnolia Pictures bought The Wolfpack, while HBO acquired 3½ Minutes (pictured) and Netflix nabbed Hot Girls Wanted.
Discovery Channel has hired former HBO exec John Hoffman (pictured) to be its exec VP of documentaries and specials, in a bid to keep the U.S. net “moving forward as leaders in groundbreaking and award-winning” docs.
U.S. non-profit group Women Make Movies has picked up exhibition and educational rights to Nancy Kates’s documentary Regarding Susan Sontag (pictured).
The Sundance Film Festival will next month host the world premiere of a major documentary on campus sex crimes, directed by The Invisible War helmer Kirby Dick (pictured) and backed by CNN Films and U.S. distributor RADiUS, realscreen has learned.
HBO in America, ARTE in France and Germany, Channel 4 in the UK and Channel 8 in Israel are among the broadcasters set to air Holocaust documentary Night Will Fall (pictured) in January 2015.