SCIENCE CASE STUDIES: Six Documentary Success Stories



  • NHK’s $6.5 Million Cosmic Shore
  • A Producer at Risk
  • The Rise Of The Killer Virus
  • In Ebola’s Wake
  • A Shot to Save the World, with Bill Gates
  • Dino Stampede


  • 60+ pages of detailed, original Research
  • Compelling Takeaways to help you succeed now
  • Numerous links to trailers, websites, Kickstarter campaigns, and additional resources
  • Distribution of U.S. Cable & Satellite Channels
  • Network Audience: U.S. Average Prime Time (factual channels)
  • And much more!

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Six Case Studies

Concept, Development, Budget, Funding, Pitch, Network Deal, Archive Research, Production, Post, Delivery, Distribution, Takeaways

Each of these 6 Case Studies tells the unique story of a Science documentary or television special from industry leaders like NHK, NOVA, ABC Australia and others.

The studies describe the concept, development, budgeting, funding, production, including research, and distribution of the work.  Plus my Takeaways.

The information is based on dozens of interviews with the producers, their network buyers, and outside experts.

The study as a whole provides a unique mosaic of invaluable information for current or aspiring participants in the rapidly expanding Science genre.

My Case Studies reveal the key success factors for U.S. and international projects, including UK, Japan, Europe and Australia.

The Science Case Study 6-pack is an invaluable resource for producers, network executives, researchers and new entrants to careers in the nonfiction industry.