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John Battsek Departs Passion Pictures After 20 Years to Launch Ventureland With PRETTYBIRD Trio

Ventureland is thrilled to welcome Passion Pictures’ former founding partner John Battsek, who will be joining Kerstin Emhoff, Ali Brown and Paul Hunter of the Los Angeles and London-based hybrid production company PRETTYBIRD. Battsek will continue to produce feature documentaries, along with a variety of other high-profile projects, both scripted and non-scripted.

With access to a global community of creators, Ventureland specializes in developing original entertainment properties and creative campaigns for TV, film, digital and experiential, alongside the top studios and brands.

Battsek and Emhoff have collaborated together on-and-off for over ten years, serving as producers on the Emmy Award-winning films The Tillman Story and Manhunt: The Inside Story of the Hunt for Bin Laden, in addition to The Final Year, Sergio and Legion of Brothers.

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