Passion Pictures

Passion Pictures poaches Minnow’s David Moulton for docuseries push

Oscar-winning producer Passion Pictures has hired David Moulton from Minnow Films as its creative director, with a remit to grow its docuseries slate for broadcasters and streamers. Moulton was most recently director of development at UK-based Minnow, where he oversaw the company’s global expansion and gained credits on shows including Netflix’s Bad Boy Billionaires. Prior to that, […]

Netflix documents Ukrainian struggle

Streaming service Netflix has acquired Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom, and will launch it exclusively on October 9. The documentary, from filmmaker Evgeny Afineevsky, chronicles events of the ongoing political crisis in Ukraine. It follows events over 93 days in 2013 and 2014 that began with student protests supporting European integration and ended […]

Showtime will Stop at Nothing for Lance Armstrong doc

Showtime has acquired Stop at Nothing: The Lance Armstrong Story, the one-off doc about the disgraced cyclist. The US premium cabler will show the film in a 9pm slot on Friday, November 9. The investigative doc is made by Searching for Sugar Man producer Passion Pictures and has new details about how Armstrong doped through […]

BBC spotlights Lance Armstrong pre-Tour de France

UK pubcaster the BBC has acquired Stop at Nothing: The Lance Armstrong Story ahead of cycling showcase event the Tour de France later this year. The investigative journalism doc is billed as an “intimate but explosive portrait” of disgraced cyclist Armstrong, who last year admitted to conducting one of the biggest doping programmes in the […]