Founded in 2014 by director and executive producer Geno McDermott, BLACKFIN has quickly become an industry leader in premium nonfiction in long-form and short-form, tracking true talent, building series or specials around them, and delivering these packages to cable television networks, OTT and digital outlets. As a company founded and driven by filmmakers and storytellers, BLACKFIN is a sought after partner for award-winning directors, producers, cinematographers, editors and organizations looking to collaborate on groundbreaking projects.
BLACKFIN’s diverse slate of past and current productions ranges from the international hunt for Pablo Escobar’s hidden fortune in FINDING ESCOBAR’S MILLIONS… to best-in-class true crime series and specials I AM HOMICIDE, HOMICIDE CITY, PRIMAL INSTINCT, BAD HENRY… to prestige feature documentaries in MY PERFECT WORLD: THE AARON HERNANDEZ STORY. Our series, specials and films reach audiences on Discovery, ID, History, Netflix, Nat Geo, History, Animal Planet and internationally, and our feature films have premiered at festivals including DOC NYC.
BLACKFIN is the polar opposite of normality. All projects are approached with the mindset that traditional production rules do not apply. It is in risking everything - and walking the fine line between unmatched success and failure – where the golden footage and storytelling lives. For BLACKFIN, the most compelling stories are served up raw with a dirty lens, some natural sunlight and the unrelenting drive to create a finished product that emerges as the first of its kind.