Simon Chinn | Producer of Whitney, Man on Wire, Searching for Sugar Man


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Welcome to The Doc Exchange: A Real Stories Podcast, where your favourite non-fiction filmmakers reveal the documentaries that have had a lasting impact on their lives and careers.

This week, June Jennings is joined by Simon Chinn, the Oscar-winning producer behind some of the most successful documentaries of the past decade including Man on Wire, Searching for Sugar Man, The Imposter, My Scientology Movie, LA 92 and Whitney. Through the lens of three music documentaries that have stayed with Simon throughout his career he discusses perspective, access and legendary subjects.



Anvil! The Story of Anvil (2008, Sacha Gervasi) // Rent via Prime Video in the US

Don't Look Back (1967, D.A. Pennebaker) // Watch on HBO Max and The Criterion Channel in the US

When We Were Kings (1996, Leon Gast) // Watch on BBC Storyville in the UK & Rent via HBO Max in the US.

Searching for Sugar Man (2012, Malik Bendjelloul) // Watch on Prime Video in the UK & Rent on Prime Video, Google Play & iTunes in the US

Whitney (2018, Kevin Macdonald) // Watch on Prime Video in the UK & Rent on Prime Video in the US

Man on Wire (2008, James Marsh) Rent on Prime Video, iTunes &

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