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.