Solly Granastein is a veteran showrunner, director and producer specializing in cinematic storytelling and investigative journalism. He has focused on dramatic non-fiction stories that revolve around themes of social inequality, human rights and the environment. He began his career in the news divisions of ABC, CBS and NBC, including 12 years at CBS 60 MINUTES. Solly has since occupied leadership positions on Showtime’s YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY—a landmark docuseries on climate change that won the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Nonfiction Series—and the EPIX original documentary series AMERICA DIVIDED, which focuses on inequality. He led the $1.4 million AMERICA DIVIDED engagement campaign which organized more than 500 events across the country. Solly has also made a number of award-winning Weather Films documentaries focusing on human rights and climate change, including “The Real Death Valley,” “The Source” and “Hidden Cost,” all of which have won Emmys and other major journalism awards. Overall, he has won 12 Emmys, a Peabody, a DuPont, two George Polk Awards and many others.

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