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Imagine Documentaries partners with White Horse

New York-based Imagine Entertainment’s Imagine Documentaries imprint has entered into a multi-year, strategic, non-exclusive partnership with Los Angeles-based White Horse Pictures. Imagine Documentaries president Justin Wilkes will oversee the projects alongside White Horse ...
August 24, 2018

New York-based Imagine Entertainment’s Imagine Documentaries imprint has entered into a multi-year, strategic, non-exclusive partnership with Los Angeles-based White Horse Pictures.

Imagine Documentaries president Justin Wilkes will oversee the projects alongside White Horse Pictures head of documentaries Jeanne Elfant-Festa and White Horse partner Cassidy Hartmann.

The announcement was made by Wilkes and Imagine Entertainment co-chairman Michael Rosenberg along with White Horse chairman Nigel Sinclair and president Nicholas Ferrall.

The partnership builds on previous collaborations, notably The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years, an Imagine/White Horse co-production. The feature-length doc was produced by Sinclair and Imagine co-founders Ron Howard (pictured right) and Brian Grazer (left). It was directed by Howard.

“Brian, Ron and I have had a long and successful relationship with award-winning producer Nigel Sinclair and White Horse, from the film Rush to the documentary The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years and now on our documentary on world renowned tenor Luciano Pavarotti, which is currently in production,” said Rosenberg in a statement.

The upcoming Pavaroti is directed by Howard, who is producing alongside Sinclair, Grazer, Rosenberg and Elfant-Festa.

(Photo by Jeff Lipsky, courtesy of Imagine Entertainment)

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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