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Expanded Media & Docsville Studios link for Reverend Jesse Jackson exclusive

UK- and US-based Expanded Media has linked up again with Lawrence Elman and Nick Fraser of Docsville Studios on a project that will tell the personal story of civil rights activist Reverend Jesse Jackson. The untitled show has secured exclusive access to the human rights advocate and his family, as well as 60 years of […]

Abacus picks up climate doc ‘It Takes A Flood’ for global sales

UK-based Abacus Media Rights has acquired global distribution rights to the Docsville Studios documentary, It Takes A Flood. The (1 x 47-minute or 1 x 70-minute) film, is helmed by Oscar-winning The Story Of Us director Kevin Macdonald, alongside Daniel Dewsbury and David Charap, and will debut on UK broadcaster ITV on 2 November. Produced […]

‘2020: The Story Of Us’ producer Katie Buchanan on filming an unfolding crisis

Docsville Studios’ Katie Buchanan, producer on 2020: The Story Of Us, a co-production with Altitude Factual and Expanded Media that aired on UK broadcaster ITV this week, reveals how her team rose to the challenge when they found themselves at the heart of the unfolding global Coronavirus crisis. When Docsville Studios decided three years ago to make a […]

ITV adapts Louise Candlish’s thriller ‘Our House’, orders Kevin Macdonald Covid doc

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has bolstered its drama and doc slate by handing out commissions for an adaptation of Louise Candlish’s literary thriller Our House and a Covid-19 documentary from Kevin Macdonald. Scripted series Our House is a four-parter that is being adapted by screenwriter Simon Ashdown and produced by Red Planet Pictures, with joint MD Belinda […]