Vulcan Productions is the award-winning media company created by philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen. It produces compelling films, innovative digital programs, and outreach initiatives designed to explore critical issues and inspire people to take action. Vulcan Productions’ projects support the passionate vision of the artist, while challenging and celebrating the world of ideas and human values. Its programs have won numerous broadcast and journalism awards, including the George Foster Peabody Award, the Emmy Award, the Grammy Award, and the Wildscreen Panda Award.
DocGroup produces work based on a very simple principle: have faith in the intelligence, taste, curiosity and integrity of the audience. DG was founded in 2006 by the core members of PJ Productions following the death of legendary broadcaster Peter Jennings. The producers and directors, who were for many years the team behind Jennings’ documentaries at ABC News, are dedicated to continuing the tradition of smart and innovative filmmaking while enthusiastically embracing the modern and expanding media landscape. An independent production company, with offices in New York and Los Angeles, DocGroup produces long form and short form films for the major commercial networks, public television and cable, as well as for the educational market, digital distribution and theatrical release.