Billie Holiday Documentary Produced for Altitude - Raindance

A documentary about legendary singer Billie Holiday has been announced by Altitude Films. Raindance Postgraduate student Barry Clark Ewers will serve as producer on the project.

The feature doc will blend archive, drama, animation and still images.

Altitude Film Distribution, which previously released the Oscar-winning Amy and the Oscar-nominated I Am Not Your Negro.

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Baptiste is a writer hailing from the part of France where it is always sunny. After a stint in politics and earning his Master's Degree in Management, he was a marketing intern for the 23rd Raindance Film Festival in 2015, then joined the team permanently in 2016 as the Registrar of the MA in Filmmaking. He is passionate about diversity in film, which he researches and writes about extensively. He is the producer of the hit webseries "Netflix & Kill" and the multi-award-winning short film "Alder", as well as a writer for stage and screen. His short film "U Up?" is currently in pre-production.