The investigation of a suburban woman’s murder reveals a conspiracy involving her husband -- a respected doctor -- and a motorcycle gang. Co-production with Joe Berlinger.
A web series exploring how blockchain (the technology behind bitcoin) is being used to tackle global problems such as human trafficking, food shortages, and electoral fraud. Co-production with Dan Rather.
Short animated films based on actual Donald Trump utterances, hand-drawn by two-time Academy Award nominee Bill Plympton. The series premiered on nytimes.com. View the first three episodes here.
A virtual reality film and feature-length documentary about the 1964 Olympics and the rise of post-war Tokyo.
A documentary that uses the cult classic Reefer Madness as a window on America's complex relationship with marijuana. Co-production with Dan Rather and Bob Shaye, the founder of New Line Cinema.
A documentary series on the diplomatic blunders that led to the Iraq War. Co-production with Time Inc. and Cinemar Films.
A feature-length documentary about technology and freedom, based on the writings and tragic life stories of two child prodigies.
Short documentary animated by Yoni Goodman, the Oscar-nominated animator behind Waltz with Bashir, about the meaning of home in a transient society. Based on the New York Times essay "Our Year of Living Airbnb".
Billy Shebar is an Emmy-nominated writer, director and producer of TV series and independent films. Recent credits include DarkNet for Showtime, and Gone: The Forgotten Women of Ohio (with Joe Berlinger) for Spike. His feature-length screenplay for Dark Matter, starring Meryl Streep, won the Alfred P. Sloan Prize at Sundance.
David Roberts is a former US diplomat and physicist, turned writer/filmmaker. His articles have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Foreign Affairs. After bouncing between five continents, he and his wife have finally settled in New York City.