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Selection Board Member

Justin Wilkes

Imagine Documentaries

Justin Wilkes is an Academy Award and BAFTA-nominated and multiple Emmy and Peabody-winning producer and President of Imagine Documentaries.

Since the launch of Imagine Docs in 2018, Wilkes has produced Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band (Magnolia Pictures), DADS (Apple TV+), directed by Bryce Dallas Howard, Rebuilding Paradise (National Geographic Documentary Films), directed by Ron Howard, D. Wade Life Unexpected (ESPN Films) about basketball superstar, Dwyane Wade, and the Emmy-winning Peanuts in Space: Secrets of Apollo 10 (Apple TV+). Additionally Justin has recently produced We Are: The Brooklyn Saints (Netflix); On Pointe (Disney+) about the critically acclaimed School of American Ballet; and Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel, which reached #1 on Netflix. Wilkes is a veteran in the premium non-scripted television and film world having produced a slate of award-winning projects including Liz Garbus’ Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning film, What Happened, Miss Simone? (Netflix), Joe Berlinger’s Oscar-nominated, Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, the Emmy-nominated New York Times documentary series The Fourth Estate (Showtime), Emmy-nominated, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman (Netflix), the critically-acclaimed National Geographic series MARS and Hamilton (Disney+).

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