Friday, Oct. 8, 2021

From the summit in their 2019 Oscar-winning Free Solo to the depths of a flooded subterranean cave in The Rescue--which opens theatrically today (10/8)--documentarians E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin have navigated the gamut in filmmaking terrain. But in covering what appears...

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021

In "The Rescue," Oscar-winning "Free Solo" filmmakers E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin trade climbing peaks for watery depths. 

Their documentary, which premieres Sunday (9/12) at the Toronto International Film Festival, retraces the 2018 rescue of the youth soccer team from Thailand's...

Tuesday, May. 25, 2021

Stept Studios has added Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin--the filmmakers behind Free Solo, the Best Documentary Feature Oscar winner in 2019--to its commercial roster of talent for US representation. Prior to joining Stept, Vasarhelyi and Chin were handled in the ad arena by...

Tuesday, Sep. 24, 2019

National Geographic has entered into a first-look deal with the award-winning documentary team of Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin and their company, Little Monster Films. The deal covers all unscripted projects, including series and specials as well as feature documentaries. Additionally, the...

Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

While shooting Mother! in Montreal, Matthew Libatique, ASC got “word out of the blue” from the film’s director, Darren Aronofsky, that Bradley Cooper was coming by to meet him. Cooper wanted to discuss the possibility of Libatique lensing A Star Is Born (Warner Bros.). 

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Tuesday, Sep. 25, 2018

The important thing to rock climber Alex Honnold is that the movie screen be big. IMAX, whatever. But big.

It's shortly before the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of "Free Solo," the documentary that chronicles Honnold's legendary, ropeless ascent up Yosemite's El Capitan, a...

Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2017

Nonfiction Unlimited, a commercial production company with a roster consisting of leading documentary filmmakers, has added the directing team of Jimmy Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi who last year earned a DGA Award nomination for Meru, a breathtaking documentary about two difficult ascents...

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