‘Chef’s Table’ Label Boardwalk Pictures Sells Minority Stake to Private Equity Firm
Boardwalk Pictures, the docuseries label behind Chef’s Table on Netflix and Welcome to Wrexham on FX/Hulu, has sold a minority stake to private equity firm Shamrock Capital, the producer said Feb. 15. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. The Santa Monica-based unscripted producer, led by CEO-founder Andrew Fried, said it secured a growth investment from […]
Inside the Documentary Cash Grab
At first, director Alex Gibney wholeheartedly embraced the influx of energy — and money — the streamers have increasingly pumped into the documentary space over the past decade. Selling to the growing platforms eager to bulk up their content libraries struck the Oscar-winning director of Taxi to the Dark Side and Going Clear: Scientology and […]
David Gelb’s ‘Wolfgang’ Explores What Drove Wolfgang Puck’s Rise to Fame
In David Gelb’s documentary Wolfgang, about the renowned chef Wolfgang Puck that launches today on Disney+, Puck states a simple but surefire mantra: “You start out with the best product, and then you don’t screw it up.” Puck took the farm-to-table concept that he inherited from mentor and father figure Raymond Thuilier in Provence and […]
Netflix’s New Releases Coming in September
Take a look at the movies and TV shows that will be added to Netflix in September 2020.
Netflix’s New Releases Coming in February 2019
Take a look at the movies and TV shows that will be added to Netflix in February 2019.
Food and Politics Mix in Berlin’s Culinary Cinema Lineup
For the latest edition of its popular Culinary Cinema sidebar, the Berlin International Film Festival is mixing food, culture and politics under the motto “A Taste for Balance,” drawing links between the culinary business and culture and the society that produces it.
Netflix “Just Getting Started” in Europe, CEO Reed Hastings Says
"We are just getting started," he says in Berlin, noting that the streaming giant has invested more than $1.75 billion in original and licensed European series.
Berlin: Netflix’s ‘Chef’s Table’ Episodes to Premiere in Festival’s Culinary Cinema
2017 Berlin Film Festival will also premiere the documentary 'Andre – The Voice of Wine,' about the man who reestablished winemaking in California after Prohibition.
‘Chef’s Table’ Season 2: TV Review
This beautifully shot survey of international chefs is one of Netflix's best shows.
Netflix Orders More ‘Chef’s Table’
Six new installments will premiere May 27.