fbpx

Showrunners

    • Director

      Des Doyle

    • Credits

      Producers: John Wallace, Rock Shaink Jr. Writer: Des Doyle

  • Category

    Documentary

This film lifts the lid on the fascinating world of U.S. television showrunners and the creative teams that combine to make some of the leading series on TV. These women and men instigated the writer-led revolution and battle daily between art and commerce, managing every aspect of a show’s development and production.Featuring interviews with the showrunners behind LostBoardwalk EmpireThe Big Bang TheoryThe Good Wife, Sons of AnarchySpartacusBuffy the Vampire Slayer, Battlestar Galactica and Persons of Interest, this is a film for the box-set generation.

Notes by Ross Whitaker.

90 minutes, Ireland/USA, 2014, Colour


The IFI is supported
by The Arts Council

Arts Council of Ireland