Before the Flood

Nat Geo preps Leonardo DiCaprio drama

US cable channel National Geographic is adapting a best-selling Tom Wolfe novel with Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way Productions. The 21st Century Fox-owned Nat Geo previously partnered with DiCaprio on major doc Before the Flood, and they will now adapt The Right Stuff together as a scripted series. Warner Horizon Television is also attached to the […]

Nat Geo opens new doc umbrella

National Geographic has created an umbrella imprint that will house its feature documentary projects on the back of its big ticket climate change doc Before the Flood (pictured). National Geographic Documentary Films (NGDF) will sit within the 21st Century Fox-owned cable network, housing projects from Alex Gibney, Sebastian Junger, Simon and Jonathan Chinn, and Brett […]

Nat Geo’s Flood claims viewing record

National Geographic’s Leonardo DiCaprio eco doc Before the Flood was viewed by 30 million people globally, making it the factual channel’s most-watched film ever. Nat Geo, which is owned by 21st Century Fox, made a huge outreach effort with the film, making it available to stream free of charge on various sites, as well as […]

Nat Geo’s DiCaprio doc free on-demand and mobile

National Geographic will release Leonardo DiCaprio-produced eco-doc Before the Flood for free on numerous on-demand and mobile platforms, to coincide with its linear launch this weekend. The film, which is produced by DiCaprio and exec produced by Martin Scorsese, seeks to put climate change high up the agenda ahead of the US presidential election. It […]