Searching for Sugar Man


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 […]

Man on Wire’s Chinn opens Lightbox with cousin

Documentary producer Simon Chinn has hooked up with his cousin to create a multiplatform production company, which has bagged a commission from the Xbox platform. The producer behind Academy Award-winning docs Man on Wire and Searching for Sugar Man (below right) and his cousin Jonathan Chinn (left), a US non-scripted television showrunner, are the co-founders […]

AMC/Sundance gets new Asia Pac programming head

AMC/Sundance Channel Global has appointed a new head of programming and scheduling as one of three new hires in the Asia Pacific. Donovan Castillo-Mohlman has been named in the position at the US cable channel’s Asia Pacific arm. He will be joined by Courtney Williams, who joins in the new role of managing director, business […]