Hillary Clinton’s HiddenLight Lands YouTube Series
HiddenLight Productions, the producer created by Hillary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton and Sam Branson, landed a YouTube Original series. Titled If I could tell you just one thing, the four-part series will follow British YouTuber Patricia Bright as she engages in conversations with inspiring women about the stories and experiences that have shaped their own lives. A pilot episode created in 2019, hosted by Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and starring women such as Simone Biles and Awkwafina. The UK series is produced by Johnny Webb and Nick Betts at HiddenLight.
Sky hires BBC and Channel 4 document commissioners
Sky has beefed up its documentary team with the addition of editor-in-chief Hayley Reynolds and associate editor Janine Thomas. Reynolds is from the BBC, where she helped oversee the documentation strand Storyville for three years. Thomas comes to Sky from Channel 4, where she has worked for over six years, most recently as an assistant documentary editor. They will report to Poppy Dixon, documentary and factual order maker.
Zeitgeist and Kino Lorber to Manage North American Cast of Ballet Doc ‘In Balanchine’s Classroom’
Wilson Worldwide signs ‘Killing Eve’ writer and Lands Channel Series 4
UK production company Wilson Worldwide Productions has signed up Kill Eve writer Isis Davis to adapt MP Wright Ellington novels for television. The Ellington The series is set in Bristol in the 1960s and 1970s and explores attitudes towards race, racism and the experiences of men and women coming from the West Indies to the UK, through the prism of black crime. Davis was recently part of the Kill Eve writers room, while as an actress she appeared in The secret garden alongside Julie Walters and Colin Firth. In addition, Wilson Worldwide is also making a 10-part cooking series for Channel 4, hosted by Nisha Katona. Katona will travel through Italy in A taste of Italy helping viewers see Italian cuisine in a new and exciting way. Josh Wilson is the executive producer.