Renowned Films is a London, Manchester and LA based production company. Renowned was founded to disrupt traditional media and create innovative, attention grabbing, engaging and thought provoking factual entertainment, documentaries and formats, all with a fresh perspective, supporting new talent, and with a thought provoking tone of voice.
In 2015 Channel 4 partnered with Renowned Films, acquiring a minority stake in the business. In 2017 Critical Content acquired an undisclosed stake in Renowned. The company currently has 50 hours in production including major unscripted series for UK networks, US streamers and US cable.
Recent winner of Edinburgh TV Award’s Indie of the Year, nominee for Best Original Programme at the Broadcast Awards, Renowned Films’ wide-ranging slate features The Drop with Grammy Award Winning Miguel (BBC 3), Copwatch America (BET USA), Backyard Envy (Bravo), The Modern Game featuring David Beckham, Neymar Jr and Leo Messi, Generation Grime (Sky), Peng Life (Ch4), The Women Who Kill Lions (C4), NYPD Biggest Gang in NY? (BBC), We Do That (BET) Rated Awards (C4), Who We Be (Spotify), The Cut LA (Red Bull) The Cut London (Red Bull) and Deep Water Salvage S1&2 (TWG), among other titles.