Episode 17 – The Line
In this episode of The Ask Peabody and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Doug Shultz discusses his work on THE LINE.
About the film:
U.S. Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher stood accused by his own platoon in the biggest war crimes trial in a generation. Now a new, four-part docuseries will examine the case and the blurred line between right and wrong.
Our Episode Guest:
Doug Shultz is a Peabody and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker who has been creating provocative film and television for over 20 years. His work has screened at over 60 film festivals around the world and seen on outlets such as Netflix, Apple TV+, ABC, CNN, PBS, National Geographic, Discovery and Viceland, among others.
Doug has a reputation for bringing a cinematic eye and an unconventional edge to a wide range of subjects, from social and environmental issues, science and natural history to large-scale docudrama. He most recently directed and produced THE LINE, a four-hour investigative series exploring Navy SEAL Team 7 Alpha Platoon’s deployment to Mosul, Iraq and the war crimes trial of Chief Edward Gallagher, set to premiere on Apple TV+ in November 2021.
He also recently directed and shot the international Netflix series PANDEMIC: HOW TO PREVENT AN OUTBREAK, nominated for an EMMY for Outstanding Science & Technology Documentary, and produced the ABC / National Geographic Earth Day event, BORN WILD: THE NEXT GENERATION. Doug also recently directed the CNN series CHASING LIFE with Dr. Sanjay Gupta – also nominated for a 2020 EMMY for Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary – and an investigation into water scarcity and conflict, PARCHED: GLOBAL WATER WARS, for National Geographic.
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