Project Greenlight

2005, TV Show


Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Are Taking Their Talents to Syfy

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon

The greatest bromance that ever bro'd is at it again.

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, two guys you've probably never heard of, but who wrote and co-starred in the Oscar-winning drama Good Will Hunting, are now developing a new drama for Syfy, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Weekend Review: The Chair, Empire's End

Shane Dawson

I've waited nearly 10 years for the return of Project Greenlight, one of my all-time favorite docu-reality series, in which novice directors make a low-budget independent film while cameras record their every struggle. Although HBO has green-lit the show's comeback, Starz may have trumped it with ... read more

Exclusive Video: Check Out a First Look at Starz' Filmmaking Competition Series The Chair

Shane Dawson

Starz is going behind the scenes of filmmaking with its first unscripted competition series The Chair.

The 10-part documentary project follows two first-time feature-film directors as they separately attempt to craft a movie from the same original script. The competitors are Shane Dawson, who's built a huge online following via Twitter and his three YouTube comedy channels, and Anna Martemucci, an NYU film school graduate and independent filmmaker. read more

HBO Revives Ben Affleck and Matt Damon's Project Greenlight

Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

HBO is bringing back Project Greenlight, the documentary series produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon.

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Starz Greenlights First Original Unscripted Series from Project Greenlight Producer


Starz is developing an original documentary competition series from the producer of Project Greenlight, the network announced Thursday.

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Premiered: March 15, 2005, on Bravo
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Premise: An intriguing insider's look at the filmmaking process, this documentary series begins with an Internet contest in which amateur screenwriters or directors can win the opportunity to make their movie for theatrical release. Cameras follow all of the participants during the shoot, revealing some of the tensions and triumphs that make up daily life on a film set. The show and contest were created by Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and producer Chris Moore.


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