Story Syndicate
IndustryFilm industry
FoundedJune 2019; 5 years ago (2019-06)

Story Syndicate is an American film production and television production company founded in 2019 by Liz Garbus and Dan Cogan. The company primarily features documentary films and television series.

They have produced such films as All In: The Fight for Democracy (2020), Fauci (2021), and Becoming Cousteau (2021). They have also produced the television series The Innocence Files (2020), I'll Be Gone in the Dark (2020–21), Nuclear Family (2021), Harry & Meghan (2022), and Take Care of Maya (2023).


In June 2019, it was announced Liz Garbus and Dan Cogan would launch Story Syndicate, a production company, producing documentary and narrative film and television series.[1][2]

The company has produced such films as All In: The Fight for Democracy (2020) directed by Garbus and Lisa Cortés,[3] Fauci (2021), directed by John Hoffman and Janet Tobias,[4] Becoming Cousteau (2021), directed by Garbus,[5] Britney vs. Spears (2021), directed by Erin Lee Carr,[6] and Mayor Pete directed by Jesse Moss.[7]

The company has also produced multiple documentary series including Harry & Meghan (2022), Stolen Youth: Inside the Cult at Sarah Lawrence (2023),[8] and Last Call: When a Serial Killer Stalked Queer New York (2023).[9]


  1. ^ Thompson, Anne (June 17, 2019). "Documentarians Dan Cogan and Liz Garbus Launch New Production Company — Exclusive". IndieWire. Retrieved August 29, 2021.
  2. ^ Vlessing, Etan (June 17, 2019). "Liz Garbus, Dan Cogan Launch Production Company". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 29, 2021.
  3. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (June 17, 2020). "Amazon Studios Acquires Stacey Abrams Untitled Voting Rights Documentary; Eyes Theatrical Release Before Election". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 26, 2021.
  4. ^ Hipes, Patrick (February 1, 2021). "Dr. Anthony Fauci Documentary In Works At Nat Geo From Oscar And Emmy Winners; Watch First Trailer". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 26, 2021.
  5. ^ "BECOMING-COUSTEAU"-on-Friday-Oct.-22-2021 "National Geographic Documentary Films and Picturehouse to Release Liz Garbus' "Becoming Cousteau" on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021". BusinessWire. September 1, 2021. Retrieved September 26, 2021.
  6. ^ Patten, Dominic (September 21, 2021). "Britney Spears Conservatorship Documentary From Netflix Declares "It's Enough" In First Trailer". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 26, 2021.
  7. ^ Vlessing, Etan (February 22, 2021). "Pete Buttigieg Doc 'Mayor Pete' Lands at Amazon Studios". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 26, 2021.
  8. ^ Mass, Jennifer (November 28, 2022). "Hulu Sets Sarah Lawrence Sex Cult Docuseries as 'God Forbid' Becomes Its Most-Watched Doc Film Ever (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved July 4, 2023.
  9. ^ "HBO Original Docuseries LAST CALL: WHEN A SERIAL KILLER STALKED QUEER NEW YORK Debuts July 9". Warner Bros. Discovery. June 21, 2023. Retrieved July 4, 2023.