“Project Greenlight,” the documentary series chronicling the search for a first-time director and exploring the filmmaking process, is returning to HBO along with returning executive producers Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. The pair have today released a video introducing the new season and you can check it out in the player below!
Spanning the entire filmmaking process, “Project Greenlight” takes a revealing, uncensored look at the challenges facing a first-time director. The show begins with a digital competition, following the winner from pre-production and casting through principal photography and post-production. Equipped with a Hollywood-vetted script and surrounded by a team of industry professionals, the fledgling director must learn to cope with pressure from the studio and producers, survive on-set politics and lead a veteran cast and crew, all while trying to deliver a viable movie on schedule and on budget.
The new season of “Project Greenlight” will be produced for HBO by Adaptive Studios, Affleck and Damon’s Pearl Street Films, and Miramax Executive producers also include Adaptive’s Marc Joubert, TJ Barrack, Perrin Chiles and Marshall Lewy, and Miramax’s Zanne Devine.