Manscapers is New York City’s most exclusive exterior design and landscaping firm, specializing in full outdoor renovation design for the area’s most demanding clients. From rooftops in Manhattan to backyards in the burbs, this series follows James DeSantis, Garrett Magee, and Melissa Brasier as they transform barren outdoor spaces into lush, jaw-dropping oases. These “Two Wills and a Grace” are put to the test as they juggle tight deadlines, multiple clients and each other.
Renowned Films has been commissioned to produce a 6-part series, hosted by Rizzle Kicks front man Jordan Stephens. The series will guide viewers through a challenging, ‘anti-TV’ set of films (Random Acts), opening up a world of the weird and wonderful, celebrating the very best of British creativity.
In the wake of the shooting of five Dallas police officers, our documentary for BBC Three investigates why tension is rising between America’s police forces and ethnic minorities.
Shot on the streets of New York, the film follows ‘Cop Watchers’ – men and women who track the NYPD in a cat-and-mouse game to try and film arrests and possible cases of brutality.
NYPD officers also speak out, alleging systemic racism and a policy of targeting ethnic minority communities in order hit their arrest quotas.
The Women Who Kill Lions – Our prime time documentary for Channel 4 follows big game hunters Rebecca Francis and Jacine Jadresko. With intimate access filmed over a year, the documentary looks at the online and celebrity abuse their participation attracts, and we find out why they take part in such a controversial blood sport.
The Women Who Kill Lions will be broadcast on Wednesday 29 June at 9pm on Channel 4.
Being a dad to SEVEN children isn’t easy. But keeping them all on the straight and narrow is even harder – especially when you’re no stranger to trouble yourself.
In our 6-part series for Channel 4, going live on 16 June, actor and rapper Ashley Walters (aka Asher D) is on a journey to meet fathers from all walks of life to hear their stories and learn from their experiences.
Renowned Films are delighted to finally announce the fantastic news, that Channel 4 have partnered with us – taking a small minority stake in the company. We are the only indie in the second round of their growth fund investment.
We founded Renowned Films just two years ago to push broadcasters, brands and digital platforms to take bigger, bolder risks, championing fresh ideas and talent, both on and off the screen. With Channel 4’s support we are excited to scale our company culture, work with new broadcasters, set new trends, and continue to produce the innovative, fearless, era defining programming that today’s youth deserve.
After the successful launch of London Live, our flagship series ‘F2 Kicks Off’ pulled in a whopping audience of 258,000 people – proving to be the highest viewed programme on the network to date. This was an amazing achievement and a true landmark for the channel. The remaining 15 episodes of F2 Kicks Off will air on the channel every Monday at 8.30pm.
Renowned Films has won an exciting new 16 x 30 terrestrial commission from London Live, the new channel owned by The Evening Standard that will be dedicated to the capital! It is launching on Freeview Channel 8 in March 2014 and we are their first ever green light! Exciting!
Our series will follow the journey of the F2 Freestylers “Billy Wingrove and Jeremy Lynch” as they travel across their home town taking on unbelievable tricks and challenges in front of the public and celebrity guests.