Content Media to Rep Manolo Blahnik Doc


LOS ANGELES: Content Media has picked up the global sales rights for MANOLO (The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards), an upcoming documentary about the famous shoe designer Manolo Blahnik.

MANOLO (The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards) is being directed by Michael Roberts and produced by Nevision Studios One Limited. Executive producers include James Cabourne, Tiggy Maconochie and Anne Morrison. Content Media plans to present the film, which is currently in production, at this year’s EFM in Berlin.

Roberts remarked: “Having known Manolo for over 30 years, I can say he is a multifaceted intellectual and romantic whose engaging mind and ingenious work is made for entertaining cinema.”

Cabourne stated: “Manolo Blahnik is an icon who continues to inspire people around the globe. We are genuinely excited to be producing this exclusive documentary showcasing his incredible lifetime of work.”

Jamie Carmichael, Content’s president of film, added: “Manolo Blahnik is fashion royalty and the King of his craft. He also happens to be a wonderfully colorful and fascinating man, with a unique world view. Michael Roberts is a director with unparalleled access and understanding of the fashion world and the combination of both these golden elements will make for fabulous and fascinating cinema.”