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Netflix Announces Original Nina Simone Documentary

Netflix Announces Original Nina Simone Documentary

By Chris Crum December 5, 2014

Netflix has really been making a name for itself when it comes to acquiring and releasing high-quality documentary features. In fact, thanks to the service, people have never had such easy access to such a plethora of this kind of …

Chelsea Handler Lands Big Deal With Netflix

Chelsea Handler has landed a big deal with Netflix and she has signed on the dotted line for not only her own late night show starting in 2016, but four documentaries and a stand-up special, too, which she just recently …

Atari Landfill Excavation Will Have an Audience Atari Landfill Excavation Will Have an Audience

In 1983 the video game industry crashed in the U.S. One of the most legendary tales from that period involved Atari‘s rushed video game adaptation of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. Atari had allegedly manufactured a far too ambitious number of cartridges …

Netflix Acquires 'Print The Legend' Netflix Acquires 'Print The Legend'

Netflix announced today that it has acquired 3D printing documentary Print the Legend, which won the Special Jury Recognition Award for Editing & Storytelling in the Documentary Feature Competition at SXSW this year. Netflix describes the film: The Netflix original …

'The Lady In Number 6' Gets Netflix Its First Oscar 'The Lady In Number 6' Gets Netflix Its First Oscar

The Lady In Number 6: Music Saved My Life won the Oscar for documentary short on Sunday evening. While Netflix hasn’t yet made any official announcements about the film, multiple reports last week, indicate that Netflix acquired it. The film …

Netflix Acquires Another Oscar-Nominated Documentary Netflix Acquires Another Oscar-Nominated Documentary

Netflix has reportedly acquired its second Oscar-nominated documentary with short The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life. The film is nominated for the Documentary Short Subject category, and is up against CaveDigger, Facing Fear, Karama Has No Walls, …

Netflix Gets Documentary 'The Fabulous Ice Age' Netflix Gets Documentary 'The Fabulous Ice Age'

Netflix appears to have gained exclusive streaming rights for documentary The Fabulous Ice Age, at least for four months. The title is currently available for streaming. Netflix just uploaded the trailer on YouTube: Here’s the description from Netflix: For decades, …

Netflix Mitt Romney Documentary Comes Out Today Netflix Mitt Romney Documentary Comes Out Today

Mitt, the latest original documentary from Netflix is due to become available to subscribers today, though as of the time of this writing it’s not up just yet. The film, which premiered at Sundance (where Romney himself made a surprise …

Romney Attends Premiere Of Netflix's 'Mitt' Romney Attends Premiere Of Netflix's 'Mitt'

Mitt, the Netflix documentary following former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, premiered at Sundance over the weekend, and Romney himself made a surprise appearance. “The ending I probably won’t like, but nonetheless, I think it will be a good experience and …

Director Of Netflix's "Mitt' Calls Romney 'Cheap' Director Of Netflix's "Mitt' Calls Romney 'Cheap'
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While The Square is getting a lot of publicity this week for its Oscar nomination, another Netflix original documentary will debut next week on the 24th. Mitt follows the six years that filmmaker Greg Whitely had exclusive access to former …

Netflix's The Square Is Now Available For Streaming Netflix's The Square Is Now Available For Streaming
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The Square, which is nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, is now available to stream on Netflix. The nominations came out on Thursday, with The Square facing competition from The Act of Killing, Cutie and the Boxer, …

Netflix Gets Its First Oscar Nomination Netflix Gets Its First Oscar Nomination

Jehane Noujaim’s documentary The Square has been nominated for an Oscar, adding to the list of Netflix content award nominations. The film follows the protests in Tahrir Square from the 2011 overthrow of Hosni Mubarak through the ousting of Mohammed …

Microsoft to Release Documentaries on Xbox Consoles

At Microsoft’s big Xbox One announcement this summer, the company chose to focus on its new console as a multimedia machine and heavily promoted the use of the device to watch TV. Though Microsoft’s marketing message has shifted slightly toward …

Netflix's Original Mitt Romney Doc Gets A Trailer Netflix's Original Mitt Romney Doc Gets A Trailer
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Last week, Netflix announced its latest original documentary Mitt. The film follows former presidential candidate Mitt Romney along the campaign trail, providing what Netflix describes as “an intimate, rarely seen, behind-the-scenes look at a candidate running for the presidency.” Netflix …

New Netflix Documentary Now Available For Streaming New Netflix Documentary Now Available For Streaming

The Short Game, a new documentary Netflix acquired last month, is now available for streaming on the service. The film follows the lives of a handful of “the best 7-year old golfers in the world” as they train to compete …

Netflix Signs MItt Romney Documentary Netflix Signs MItt Romney Documentary

Netflix is rapidly building up its queue of original documentaries, today announcing that it has added Mitt Romney documentary Mitt to its slate. Netflix will premiere the documentary on Friday, January 25th. The film was directed by Greg Whiteley (“New …

Maker Of Netflix Documentary Appears On Daily Show Maker Of Netflix Documentary Appears On Daily Show

Jehane Noujaim, the documentarian behind The Square, appeared on The Daily Show this week in an interview with Jon Stewart: The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show …