Innovative, premium television on a global scale


Nutopia is a leading TV production company creating innovative, award-winning, premium content on a global scale. Founded in 2008 by Jane Root, former President of Discovery Channel US, Controller of BBC2 and co-founder of Wall to Wall TV, we are best known for creating the ‘mega doc’ - blending huge scale history series and high-profile talent from the worlds of documentary and drama.

Nutopia has become synonymous with creating high quality content that stands out from the crowd, working with some of the most prominent global broadcasters including CNN, National Geographic, the BBC, PBS and A+E Networks.

Critical successes include the landmark Emmy Award-winning series HOW WE GOT TO NOW; 2 series of the ratings smash FINDING JESUS. FAITH. FACT. FORGERY for CNN; Emmy Award-winning series AMERICA THE STORY OF US and MANKIND THE STORY OF ALL OF US, both for History. THE STORY OF US format has sold internationally with THE BRITISH for Sky Television, AUSTRALIA: THE STORY OF US for Network Seven and CANADA: THE STORY OF US for CBC.

Upcoming shows include BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT for HLN, AMERICA: JOURNEY OF THE BRAVE for History Channel; CIVILISATIONS for the BBC and PBS; and ONE STRANGE ROCK for National Geographic with Darren Aronofsky’s production company Protozoa Pictures.

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