Participant rehires CNN Films exec to head up documentary content

Participant has rehired CNN Films exec Courtney Sexton to oversee all of the company’s documentary programming. Sexton will return to Participant early next year, having previously spent eight years as a development executive with the company, during which time she worked on projects such as An Inconvenient Truth, Food, Inc. and Page One: Inside The […]

AMC developing ‘Good Night, And Good Luck’ series with George Clooney & Grant Heslov

AMC Networks is developing a series adaptation of the 2005 fact-based drama feature film Good Night, And Good Luck for AMC and AMC+, alongside a returning George Clooney and Grant Heslov. Clooney and Heslov, who co-wrote the original film, with Heslov also producing and Clooney directing and acting in the feature, brought the project to […]

Kew Media to handle select Participant titles

Roma and Green Book producer Participant has signed a multi-year distribution deal with Kew Media Distribution (KMD) to handle TV and digital rights on a selection of its documentaries, films and library content. Participant titles listed in the deal include Oscar-nominated documentary Food, Inc.; Emmy nominee Pressure Cooker; Sundance Award winners 3 1⁄2 Minutes, 12 […]