Casting JonBenet purchased by Netflix – Jan 2017


Casting JonBenet was the first distribution deal of the Sundance Film Festival 2017. It was purchased by Netflix two weeks prior to even appearing at Sundance. From the article on “Kitty boldly embraces the tradition of innovative risk-taking within the documentary filmmaking mode with her remarkable work on Casting JonBenet,” said Netflix VP of Original Documentary Programming Lisa Nishimura.