TELEVISION • DOCUMENTARY • DIGITAL • SOCIAL

 

Show of Force, founded in 2006 by veteran film and television producers Maro Chermayeff and Jeff Dupre, is known for creating award-winning feature documentaries, event television series, and groundbreaking transmedia projects. Their work includes the forthcoming 8-hour music series Soundbreaking, produced in partnership with legendary Beatles producer Sir George Martin; the Peabody and Emmy Award-winning Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present for HBO, Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace, the 2014 SXSW Jury Prize winner for Best Documentary Short; Mann v. Ford, a feature-length documentary for HBO; the 6-hour PBS series Circus; and the Emmy Award-winning 10-hour PBS series Carrier. Their projects A Path Appears and Emmy Honors-recipient Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, based on the bestselling books by the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, were two 4-hour broadcast series on PBS and multi-platform initiatives that reached more than 40 million people worldwide, generated 3 billion media impressions and included mobile and Facebook games. Show of Force is currently in production on a new multi-part series, Soundtracks: Songs That Made History, in partnership with Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia / Seven Bucks Productions, as well as a multi-platform initiative on the global refugee crisis being produced through their Social Good division called Humanity on the Move, which harnesses the power of storytelling to create change.

PROJECTS

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SOUNDBREAKING

An eight-part series exploring the nexus of cutting-edge technology and human artistry that has created the soundtrack of our lives.

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A PATH APPEARS

A three-part PBS documentary series and transmedia project that explores the root causes of gender inequality and poverty across the U.S. and around the world.

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KEHINDE WILEY: AN ECONOMY OF GRACE

An award-winning short film that follows painter Kehinde Wiley as he creates his latest series of portraits, from concept to canvas.

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HALF THE SKY: TURNING OPPRESSION INTO
OPPORTUNITY FOR WOMEN WORLDWIDE

A four-hour documentary series for PBS that tells the stories of women and girls around the world who are living under the most difficult circumstances, and fighting bravely to change them.

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MARINA ABRAMOVIC THE ARTIST IS PRESENT

A feature-length documentary for HBO that follows the fearless and controversial performance artist as she prepares for a major retrospective of her work at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

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EMINENT DOMAINS

A web series created for Vanity Fair profiling New York’s most legendary apartment buildings including the Dakota, the San Remo, 1040 Fifth Avenue and 15 Central Park West.

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MANN V. FORD

A feature-length documentary for HBO revealing how a community of people living in rural New Jersey paid a heavy price for the Ford Motor Company’s environmental irresponsibility.

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CARRIER

A ten-hour series for PBS that explores everything from family and faith, to discipline and patriotism, to love and war on a 6-month deployment to the Persian Gulf aboard the USS Nimitz.

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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

This short film celebrates the 50th anniversary of Amnesty International and distills a half- century of advocacy and effective action on behalf of the world’s countless prisoners of conscience.

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CIRCUS

A six-part PBS series following the company and crew of the Big Apple Circus on an epic and unforgettable journey.

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SEACOM

A documentary examining the transformative impact of a 15,000 km submarine fiber optic cable bringing high-speed internet access to some of the most remote parts of Africa for the first time.

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PARASOMNIA

A documentary venturing into the mysterious world of sleep, exploring the often unsettling and inexplicable behaviors that occur when our waking minds shut down.

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VACCINES: CALLING THE SHOTS

A social media campaign for the PBS documentary Vaccines: Calling the Shots to create a robust online conversation around vaccinations and the science behind them.

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YOUR INNER FISH

A social media campaign driving tune-in and engaging viewers during the broadcast of this PBS documentary series.

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CONSTITUTION U.S.A. WITH PETER SAGAL

A social media campaign supporting Twin Cities Public Television and PBS supporting the four-part documentary series Constitution U.S.A. with Peter Sagal.

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DEMAND A PLAN, MAYORS AGAINST ILLEGAL GUNS

A social media campaign for Mayors Against Illegal Guns raising awareness and focusing attention on gun-control legislation in the aftermath of the December 2012 Newtown Massacre.

SOCIAL GOOD

Show of Force: Social Good creates media that offers engaging and transformative opportunities to communities around the world.

Our mission is to create media and mobile tools to educate and empower people to take action on core social justice issues and to build successful models of behavioral change in digital communication and content–from strategy to measurement and evaluation–impacting NGOs, foundations and socially responsible corporations.

Show of Force: Social Good builds global campaigns that shine a light on successful programs and leverage a powerful and trusted network of media distributors, broadcasters, NGOs, actor/advocates and engaged global ambassadors to reach new audiences and further impact.

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TEAM

Maro Chermayeff

PARTNER

Maro Chermayeff’s numerous documentary films
and television programs have toured the world in prestigious festivals, played theatrically, and been broadcast widely—on PBS, HBO, A&E, TLC, Bravo, Discovery, France 2 and Channel Four UK—garnering scores of honors and awards, as well as significant critical acclaim.

Jeff Dupre

PARTNER

Jeff Dupre’s work has been released theatrically and screened at film festivals throughout the world—as well as airing on PBS, HBO, the BBC, NHL and ARTE––and has earned numerous illustrious honors, establishing him as producer/director with a knack both for managing complex productions and for bringing his subjects to life.

Josh Bennet

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Joshua Bennett has over 15 years experience workingin film and television production, and has produced shoots in over 35 countries and on all 7 continents. He produced the award winning TV series and trans-media campaign “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide” with Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.

Management

Andrew Hall, Vice President Finance & Business Affairs
Ethan Fudge, Executive Assistant & Office Manager

Development

Mira Chang, Vice President Development and Production
Charles Gariepy, Director Of Development

Digital

Charlotte Cooper, Director Of Digital Strategy
Carlos Valdivia, Digital Strategist
Priscilla Sam, Digital Community Manager
Caroline Bodian, Production Associate

Production

Julie Schapiro, Vice President Production
Miriam Leshimpiro
Julia Marchesi, Producer
Amy Schewel, Producer Archival & Additional Content
Jennifer Troyer, Associate Producer
Wyatt Stone, Associate Producer
Edward Kuspiel, Production Associate
Eugen Braeunig, Production Associate

Post Production

Brian Lerch, Director of Post Production
Nathan Manley, Director of Technical Operations
Howard Sharp, Senior Editor
Donna Shepherd, Senior Editor
Aalia Ali-olshansky, Assistant Editor
Sandy Davis, Assistant Editor
David Hoon, Assistant Editor

OFFICE

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New York, NY 10013
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office@showofforce.com

REPRESENTATION

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