LIME PICTURES LANDS FIRST COMMISSION FOR DISCOVERY INTERNATIONAL WITH 6 PART OB-DOC THE BRAINY BUNCH (working title)
This entertaining, character-led series, inspired by “The Big Bang Theory,” introduces viewers to the personalities and keen minds behind some remarkable breakthroughs in science, technology and medicine. Through ambition, invention and creation, the series will feature more than a dozen pioneers in the fields of space, technology, aviation, robotics and design, who will work against all odds to create what was once deemed impossible, and ultimately, transform the way we live. Featuring an international cast of scholars, engineers, scientists and technicians from renowned institutions, each episode provides a peek behind closed doors of the world’s most innovative labs, workshops and test centres. From failed prototypes to epic moments of success, we’ll witness the blood, sweat and tears behind invention and the issues that threaten to derail our geniuses as they battle with lack of funding and resources, along with the pressure of designing excellence. There is no limit to what these intellects are capable of!
Head of Development and Executive Producer for Lime Pictures, Jack Kennedy comments; “We are very proud of this daring new partnership with Discovery and this is an exciting example of Lime's push into surprising new genres. Building on our robust production infrastructure we are successfully diversifying what we are known for, whilst having key Lime ingredients connecting each new series; compelling worlds, captivating character and gripping narrative.”