‘Surviving Surfside’ Doc On Miami Building Collapse In Works From 101 Studios, Grain Media & Miami Herald

101 studio The two-time Academy Award winner is partnered with grain media and 23-time Pulitzer Prize winner Miami Herald on feature documentary living surfsideThrough unparalleled access and never-before-seen perspectives, it promises to tell the definitive story of the fall of the Surfside, Florida condo and the vital journalistic mission to discover the truth behind it.

The Champlain Towers South building in Surfside, Florida suddenly collapsed in the early morning hours of June 24, 2021, becoming one of the deadliest building failures in modern history. A lucky few would be pulled alive, but 98 victims—including children under the age of one—were pulled lifeless from the ruins.

The Herald’s coverage of the disaster—which has recently been awarded a Pulitzer Prize in the breaking news category—will serve as the basis for the doctor, who will go to the disaster’s endocrine center — to help survivors, first-responders and the desperate. sitting with relatives; Relieve the frantic search of journalists and engineers for answers; Revealing Miami’s turbulent history – riots, drugs, bribery and the condo boom; and are forensically investigating all the prime suspects who may have contributed to the condo collapse. As the twists and turns of the investigation unfold, one of the most striking tragedies is that this crisis would have been averted—and the reasons it didn’t uncover the deeper truth of how profit so easily tramples on human life. .

“As a newsroom, we pour our hearts out into the breaking news and ongoing daily coverage, and later investigative coverage of the story of the collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium,” said Miami Herald executive editor Monica Richardson. “This was our story to tell because the people and families of Surfside who were affected by this unimaginable tragedy are part of our community.”

David Hutkin, COO of 101 Studios, said, “This story is clearly about an unimaginable tragedy, but it is also one that is a testament to the power of the human spirit and the importance of resolute journalism fighting for truth.” “We’re very proud to partner with The Herald and Grain Media to bring this high-stakes mystery to audiences like never before.”

“It’s always a huge responsibility to tell the stories of painful human tragedies like Surfside,” said Orlando von Einsiedl, co-founder of Grain Media. “For us, the Herald’s inexhaustible search for answers and survivors and relatives’ fight for justice makes this a powerful story of resilience and the real value we place on life.”

Founded in 2019, 101 Studios produces Emmy-nominated series, including yellowstone, mayor of kingstown, 1883 and next George and Tammy, Tulsa King, Lioness And bass reeves, It also oversees and manages Sports Illustrated Studios, a content platform that highlights the most compelling stories, characters, and moments from sports past, present and future. Upcoming projects include heaven foundBased on the true story of high school football coach Rick Prinz; and a documentary about sexual abuse and cover-ups at Ohio State University, produced with Smokehouse Pictures of George Clooney and Grant Heslov.

Grain Media is a London-based production company, recognized in 2006 with two Academy Awards, an Emmy, a BAFTA, a Peabody and a DuPont-Columbia Award for Outstanding Journalism, among other awards. Its credits include Academy Award and BAFTA-winning Learning to Skateboard on a Battlefield (If You’re a Girl) For A&E Networks; Academy Award Winner white helmet for Netflix; Emmy-Winner and Academy Award and BAFTA-Nominated Virunga for Netflix; Two-time Emmy-nominated lost and Found for National Geographic; BIFA-Winning Feature doc evelyn for Netflix; Nominated for Emmy India’s forbidden love Al Jazeera for English; bifa-nominated Seahorse: The Dad Who Gave Birth for BBC; Award Winning Sundance Short Skateistan: To Live and Skate Kabuli, Award winning feature doc Bruce Lee and the Lost Boys for Mubi; grierson-nominated Tiger: The victim of smugglers for BBC; hit true crime series death in bollywood BBC and True Crime Feature doc. for phantom for Netflix; IDA Award-Shortlisted Feature doc Convergence: Courage in a Crisis for Netflix; and SIMA winning document brief by the breath of the devil Produced by Leonardo DiCaprio for Time Studios and MSNBC.

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