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‘Love Fraud’ Directors Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing on Making a Feminist Trojan Horse for Showtime

“Heidi [Ewing] and I had always been very interested in sociopaths of all stripes,” Rachel Grady said in an interview with IndieWire.Grady and Ewing are the directors of Showtime’s new true crime documentary, “Love Fraud.” The four-part series follows a group of women conned by one man, Richard Scott Smith, and the “revenge squad” that […]

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Quibi’s Documentary Head Reveals New Projects From Morgan Neville and More — Exclusive

After months of anticipation, mobile-only streaming service Quibi will launch Monday with dozens of titles, all served up in “quick bites” of 10 minutes or less. Among them are eight documentaries, including one from Brent Hodge following small-town corruption allegations and another from producer Lena Waithe about sneaker culture.Additionally, IndieWire has exclusively learned of new […]

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‘Call Your Mother’ Trailer: Meet the Moms Behind the Most Famous Comedians

If you forgot to call your mother on International Women’s Day, well, here’s a friendly reminder from Comedy Central.Well-timed for release this Sunday, the trailer for the Comedy Central documentary “Call Your Mother” has dropped. In this documentary, stand-up comics you know and love — including Roy Wood Jr., Kristen Schaal, Jo Koy, Bridget Everett, […]

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Apple names producer Molly Thompson head of documentaries

Thompson founded A&E IndieFilms and has a string of documentary producing credits.Molly Thompson, the founder of A&E IndieFilms and executive producer of documentary films including Jesus Camp, Life, Animated and City of Ghosts, has joined Apple as the tech giant’s head of documentaries.Thompson founded A&E IndieFilms, feature production arm of Us cable channel company A+E […]

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