Big Mouth Productions is an award-winning, independent documentary film production company based out of New York City and Nashville. Founded in 1997 to produce thought-provoking and engaging media, Big Mouth has since become a leading creator in independent documentary.
Our work is known for its deep integrity, highly skilled craft, ability to push boundaries, entertain and inspire. Feature docs CHARM CITY and DARK MONEY are slated for release in 2018. In 2016, Big Mouth produced feature docs CAMERAPERSON and TRAPPED, both of which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and received accolades and jury awards from festivals around the world. TRAPPED won a Peabody Award in 2017 and CAMERAPERSON won Best Feature Documentary at Cinema Eye and Sheffield Film Festival, and was on the Oscar shortlist for Best Documentary.
In 2014, our film E-TEAM, about human rights investigators, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, was nominated for 2 Emmys and was acquired as a Netflix Original. Big Mouth’s other 2014 hit, 1971, premiered at Tribeca Film Festival and was nominated for a 2016 Emmy. Our films, which include DEADLINE and ELECTION DAY amongst many others, have been shown theatrically and have been broadcast on HBO, PBS, Independent Lens, NBC and Arte/ZDF amongst others. They have played at top film festivals around the world including Sundance, SXSW, Full Frame, Tribeca, Berlin and Sheffield. Today Big Mouth Productions is run by award-winning filmmakers Katy Chevigny and Marilyn Ness.