Concordia Studio is deeply committed to the nonfiction form. The division, run by a team of
seasoned executives, focuses on developing and producing talent-led, artful, nonfiction films
and series that appeal to wide audiences.
The studio’s recently completed nonfiction titles include: 2022 Academy Award, BAFTA and Grammy-winning SUMMER OF SOUL (directed by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson) winner of multiple international accolades including 2022 Independent Spirit and Critics Choice Awards, distributed by Searchlight Pictures and Hulu; Robert Greene’s 2022 Academy-shortlisted and Emmy-nominated PROCESSION, acquired by Netflix at the 2021 Telluride Film Festival; HOMEROOM (Peter Nicks) winner of the Jonathan Oppenheim Editing Award for U.S. Documentary and is distributed by Hulu; AT THE READY (Maisie Crow) released by Gravitas Ventures; Emelie Mahdavian’s BITTERBRUSH released by Magnolia Pictures, and the true crime series ONCE UPON A TIME IN LONDONGRAD released June 2022 by Sky Documentaries/Now.
Other nonfiction titles include: 2021 Academy Award-nominated and Peabody Award-winning TIME (Garrett Bradley), which won the Sundance Directing Award for U.S. Documentary and is distributed by Amazon Studios; plus Emmy Award-winning and Sundance U.S. Grand Jury-winning BOYS STATE (Jesse Moss & Amanda McBaine) which is distributed by Apple TV+ and A24; 2022 Peabody-winning and Emmy-nominated A THOUSAND CUTS (Ramona S. Diaz) which is distributed by Frontline (PBS), and BLOODY NOSE, EMPTY POCKETS (Bill Ross & Turner Ross) which screened at the 2020 Berlin International Film Festival and was released by Utopia. Other recent work includes INSIDE BILL’S BRAIN: DECODING BILL GATES (Davis Guggenheim) for Netflix, Sundance-premiered WHERE’S MY ROY COHN? (Matt Tyrnauer) for Sony Pictures Classics, Sundance-premiered BISBEE ’17 (Robert Greene), Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning THE PRICE OF FREE (Derek Doneen) for YouTube Premium and FROM HERE TO HOME, a series of shorts with the New York Times Op-Docs including Laura Nix’s Oscar-nominated WALK RUN CHA-CHA. Production is currently underway on the hybrid documentary film STILL for Apple TV+ directed by Davis Guggenheim and produced with unprecedented access to Michael J. Fox and the Fox family.
In addition to Concordia’s active slate of feature documentary films in production, the studio is currently developing and producing various limited series including: PHANTASTICA – an epic three part hybrid show about the past, present and future of psychedelics; THE HAPPENINGS – a nonfiction genre horror series for Apple based on extraordinary archive from an infamous 1977 poltergeist haunting in England; THE BRAVE – a limited series for HBO with unique access to the Navajo Nation Police Training Academy, and an as-yet-to-be-announced show for Netflix helmed by Caroline Suh.