Gunpowder & Sky has signed a two-year deal with HBO Max and HBO with a first-look at the studio’s rapidly-expanding library of documentaries and docuseries.

With the release of 69: The Saga of Danny Hernandez and Lil Peep’s Everybody’s Everything, Gunpowder & Sky is quickly becoming the go-to studio for stories about larger-than-life musicians, undeniable social issues overtaking the globe, and personalities pushing our culture. From Werner Herzog covering the end of the universe in Last Exit: Space, to a 24-year old’s unlikely run for Amarillo city council in Kid Candidate, to Bill Ackman’s crusade to expose global nutritional giant Herbalife as the largest pyramid scheme in history in Betting on Zero, and down through the underground world of street art in Banksy’s Exit Through the Gift Shop, Gunpowder & Sky’s docustyle content tackles societal concerns in new and entertaining ways.


Gunpowder & Sky is an independent studio that creates and distributes feature films, series, short form content, podcasts and channels, bridging digital and traditional entertainment. Since its inception in 2016, Gunpowder & Sky has released more than 30 feature films and series, more than 750 short films in theatres, on TVOD and on leading services such as HBO, Netflix, MTV, Hulu, Sky, Showtime, Spotify, Amazon, YouTube, Quibi, Audible and Discovery, has premiered four podcast series and has launched a global IP and talent incubator fostering emerging, diverse and underrepresented voices. With a collective audience of more than 65M monthly unique viewers, Gunpowder & Sky also owns and operates content brands that include DUST, the number one free sci-fi channel; ALTER, a leading horror brand, and CUT, an unscripted & comedy brand. With offices in Los Angeles and New York, Gunpowder & Sky was founded by Van Toffler and Floris Bauer, in partnership with The Chernin Group and AT&T.

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