Gravitas Ventures and Evergreen Podcasts have announced the launch of new podcast series Behind the Doc, uncovering the fascinating stories behind the documentary films in the Gravitas film catalogue.

The new series is hosted by Heather Grayson, a writer and a producer, and B.C. Wehman, an entertainer.  Both hosts are passionate documentary lovers, and go behind-the-scenes of the documentaries, talking with filmmakers to get their best stories, biggest surprises during production, and uncovering just what it took to bring these documentaries to the screen.

The podcast launched last week, April 8, 2020, with a behind-the-scenes look at Who Let the Dogs Out, filmmaker Brent Hodge’s 2019 documentary. Other documentaries in the first season include Tread, The Unknown Tour, Life Without Basketball and many more.

“We are thrilled to partner with Evergreen Podcasts to bring the intricate and remarkable stories of Gravitas documentaries to life. We’re enthusiastic about the opportunity to introduce podcast content to the loyal fans of independent documentaries,” said Nolan Gallagher, Founder and CEO of Gravitas Ventures.

“All of us at Evergreen were humbled when Gravitas Ventures agreed to partner on a new podcast with us,” offered Michael DeAloia, CEO of Evergreen Podcasts, “This marks a valuable partnership with the ever-growing Evergreen podcast network.”

Founded by CEO Nolan Gallagher in 2006, Gravitas Ventures is one of the world’s leading distributors of independent films, including an extensive documentary films catalog. Gravitas release over 500 films a year on VOD in all of its forms. 

Evergreen Podcasts was founded by Joan Dolan Andrews in January of 2017. During its first year of operation, Evergreen launched 4 podcasts with nearly 18,000 podcast downloads. As of 2020, the company has 34 podcast programs and is on pace to deliver more than 4.5 million podcast downloads. Podcasts published by Evergreen include Rebel Force Radio, The Chad & Cheese Podcast, Burn the Boats, The Talent Cast, The Jim Stroud Podcast, Riffs on Riffs, Pit Pass Moto, Professional Book Nerds, Banking Transformed, Your Teen, Up2, and Wake Up Call. All podcasts produced and distributed by Evergreen Podcasts can be found on iTunes, Spotify, Pandora, and other major podcast platforms.

Featured image: Tread