Academy Award Winner Fisher Stevens Launches Production Company Highly Flammable

Unique: Oscar winner fisher stevens today announced the launch extremely flammableis a new director-led production company that will focus on establishing premium unscripted stories for streamers across a variety of series and feature formats, operating out of both New York and Los Angeles.

Joining the firm as a partner with Stevens are Emmy-nominated director-producers Maura Anderson ,Menudo: Forever Young) and manufacturer Zak Kilberg of social construction. Iz Webb and Caitlin Lowry are also on board to support the company as part of the development team.

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Highly Flammable is premiering its first feature doc, we are the keepers, at the Hot Docs Film Festival on May 3, with UTA handling sales. The company is completing editorial on a documentary about the New Orleans Zulu Club directed by Matthew Henderson with Impact Partners and Terry Douglas/Rhea Films, and is also in production with Exile Content on the Louisa Conlin-directed. football americano, which follows an American football league in Italy. Highly Flammable will serve as a vehicle for Fisher’s directing and producing work on the scripting side across all film and series formats, and is currently working on a number of as-yet unannounced unscripted projects with producing partners such as Keanu Reeves and Peter Farrelly. Used to be. ,

As production ramps up for Highly Inflammable, Stevens is in production on a $20M David Beckham documentary focusing on the soccer star and his Spice Girl wife Victoria Beckham, which he is directing for Netflix and co-producing. have been searching for Sugar ManJohn Batsek.

“Since starting our work together on “We Are Guardian” almost 3 years ago, we quickly developed a strong trust and rapport and found that our tastes, skill sets combined to build a strong foundation for scalability in the market And the networks were perfectly aligned. In a statement to Deadline, Stevens, Anderson and Kilberg said. “We are excited to thread the highly flammable needle between a project that is both highly commercial and highly meaningful.”

A renowned multi-hyphenate who previously co-founded Greenstreet Films and insurgent Doc Fischer, he has produced and/or directed dozens of iconic documentaries, series and screenplay projects. He turned pop culture sensation tiger king Has worked extensively for Netflix and with Leonardo DiCaprio including the Climate Impact documentary before the flood (Nat Geo) and and we turn green (Hulu). On the scripted side he directed stand up guys with Al Pacino and Christopher Walken for Lionsgate, and Baazigar For Apple with Justin Timberlake, also directing and executive producing the pilot for Jason Katims’ recent Apple series, dear edward, As an actor, he can currently be seen every Sunday in the final season of HBO’s successionIn which he is playing the role of Hugo Baker of Viastar Royco.

A veteran producer among all major streamers, Anderson most recently served as co-showrunner/co-executive producer Menudo: Forever Young for HBO Max and co-executive producer our mother’s sins for Netflix, also co-directing Return For 101 Studio with Clay Tweel. She has produced several projects for the Obamas Higher Ground and was Emmy nominated for producing the hit Netflix children’s special Waffles + Cobbler: Holiday Feast,

North Carolina-based Kilberg founded Social Construct in 2010, a creative production and consulting firm focused on IP-driven acquisition, development and sales services. His projects include 2021 Golden Globe winners The MauritanianStarring Tahar Rahim and Jodie Foster, as well as 2019 International Emmy winners Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World,

The highly inflammable is avenged by Danny Passman in Gang, Tire, Remar. Stevens is with Untitled.