Dorothy Byrne and Mike Lerner
All3Media International has signed an exclusive first look with the multiple Oscar, BAFTA and EMMY nominated factual producer Roast Beef Productions, in order to bolster its premium factual slate, including the highly anticipated documentary "Spacey Unmasked", which presents a forensic look at Kevin Spacey’s meteoric rise to stardom and his subsequent legal battle in the London courts.
This first look deal follows the success of the producer’s acclaimed documentary "Who is Ghislaine Maxwell?", a three-part series tracing Maxwell’s trajectory from a privileged childhood in Oxford, to the elite worlds of London and New York, to her recent trial and conviction. All3Media International handled global distribution for the series, which was licensed across Europe, Latin America, Australia and Asia and North America with a co-production deal with STARZ.
Roast Beef Productions is headed up by Oscar nominated producer Mike Lerner. Roast Beef are joined by multi-award-winning U.K. TV veteran and ex Channel 4 head of news and current affairs Dorothy Byrne. Rachel Job, SVP Non-Scripted at All3Media International commented “Mike Lerner, Dorothy Byrne and their brilliant team are incredible filmmakers, with unmatched expertise and authority in the premium factual space, and an uncanny ability to seek out important stories that is second to none. This expansion of our partnership is a really exciting proposition, and we are privileged to support them in growing their quality development slate.”
Mike Lerner, co-founder Roast Beef commented “In these exciting times for documentary filmmaking, we are delighted to be able to build upon our already successful relationship with All3Media International and working with them to develop even more ambitious projects.”
Dorothy Byrne co-founder Roast Beef added, “The relationship between Roast Beef and All3Media International is producing major documentaries with very high standards of revelatory journalism.”