CURIOUS FILMS makes the highest quality popular factual television for broadcasters in the UK and around the world. Founded by Dov Freedman and Charlie Russell, we bring documentary authenticity, distinctive storytelling and a popular touch, to create hugely enjoyable, extraordinary television.
Dov Freedman has over 20 years experience in the TV industry. His ambitious popular factual hits for UK television include The Island with Bear Grylls, An Hour to Save Your Life, Banged up Abroad, Barbie: The Most Famous Doll in the World and Outside Man for Netflix. He has a strong track record in winning new business and originated and oversaw Charlie’s acclaimed documentaries The Trouble With Dad, and the BBC’s highly acclaimed series The Last Nazis and Young Soldiers.
Charlie Russell is a double BAFTA and EMMY award-winning director who has made over 20 documentaries for British television, including the highly acclaimed Chris Packham: Asperger’s & Me, (winner, Best Director, Factual, BAFTA 2018) and his seminal film about assisted dying with Sir Terry Pratchett, Choosing To Die, which won every major documentary award including the BAFTA, EMMY, Grierson and RTS, and was debated in Parliament.