‘LA92’ Producer Lightbox Scores California-Set Netflix True Crime Doc Series ‘Murder Mountain’

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LA92 producer Lightbox is keeping its attention on California with a true crime doc set in the remote region of Humboldt County for Netflix. The company, which also made Captive for the SVOD service, is producing six-part series Murder Mountain.
The do…

Netflix Takes a Trip to ‘Murder Mountain’ in True Crime Series From Lightbox

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Netflix has picked up “Murder Mountain,” a true-crime murder-mystery documentary series from the team behind “Man on Wire” and “LA 92.” The six-part series examines a series of murders that took place in a remote California community. The Lightbox-prod…

‘Cajun Navy’ To Be Spotlighted By Discovery/Lightbox Feature Documentary

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The brave civilians who took matters into their own hands during the Hurricane Katrina disaster and remain on call for other natural calamities are the subject of a planned Discovery/Lightbox feature-length documentary.
Cajun Navy follows a group of me…

BBC Explores Gun Crime & Bank Of England In Factual Slate – Sheffield Doc/Fest

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The BBC is going inside the Bank of England and exploring gun crime in Britain in a series of factual commissions. The public broadcaster has also picked up feature doc Under The Wire, which tells the story of Sunday Times war correspondent Marie Colvi…

Harvey Weinstein Doc Heads To Cannes; Red Arrow Bolsters Scripted With Scott Free Hire – Global Briefs

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Harvey Weinstein is heading to Cannes, in a way. Lightbox’s feature documentary about the disgraced movie mogul, which is now known as Citizen Harvey (w/t), will be launched on the Croisette by Embankment. The sales company hopes to close deals with in…

Fusion Exposes Global Food Truths In Lightbox-Produced Doc Series

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Univision-backed cable network Fusion has ordered a social media-infused food documentary series from Lightbox, the U.S./UK production company run by Man On Wire producer Simon Chinn and LA 92 producer Jonathan Chinn.
The broadcaster has commissioned eight-part series Food Exposed with Nelufar Hedayat that uncovers the contrasting reality behind the Instagram posts and plated perfection preferred by the global food industry.
The show examines the back stories of the…

BBC Lines Up Feature-Length Doc On Harvey Weinstein Scandal

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Harvey Weinstein is set to be the leading man in a feature-length documentary about his sex scandal that has engulfed Hollywood. The BBC is to lift the veil on Weinstein after more than 80 women accused him of various inappropriate behavior ranging from rape to sexual assault through to intimidation, bullying and strange showering habits.
Simon and Jonathan Chinn’s Lightbox is making the 90-minute film, which will be directed by Ursula MacFarlane, who has directed docs…

BBC Orders ‘Definitive’ Documentary on Harvey Weinstein From Oscar-Winning Producer

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The BBC is promising to bring viewers the “definitive” account of the Harvey Weinstein scandal after ordering a feature-length documentary from two-time Oscar-winning producer Simon Chinn and his production company Lightbox. Although the British broadcaster will screen the documentary on TV, it is tentatively planning for an Academy and BAFTA award-qualifying theatrical release. Lightbox said the 90-minute […]