Founded in 2003 by Andy Whittaker, Dogwoof is a London-based documentary film company integrating production, sales, and UK theatrical distribution. Dogwoof has so far released 28 Oscar®-nominated documentaries, with four wins and an additional three BAFTA winners; notable titles include Oscar®-winning and BAFTA-winning Free Solo (the UK's highest-grossing documentary of 2018), BAFTA-nominated Apollo 11 (the UK’s highest-grossing doc of 2019), double-Oscar® nominated and BAFTA-nominated Collective, BAFTA-winning The Act of Killing, and Blackfish.
Dogwoof is increasingly ramping up its production activities and recent titles it has financed and produced include Playing with Sharks (Sundance 2021, sold to National Geographic), The Lost Leonardo (Tribeca 2021, sold to Sony Pictures Classics), Citizen Ashe (Telluride 2021, sold to CNN / HBO Max), and McEnroe (Tribeca 2022, sold to Showtime). Dogwoof started 2022 with five Sundance films: Navalny by Daniel Roher, which won both the US Documentary Audience Award and the Audience Favourite Award; The Territory by Alex Pritz, which won both the World Documentary Audience Award and a World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award; Midwives by Snow Hnin Ei Hlaing, which won a World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award; Jono McLeod's My Old School featuring Alan Cumming; and Riotsville, USA from Sierra Pettengill.
It recently launched four films at Tribeca: Lynch/Oz by Alexandre O Philippe, McEnroe by Barney Douglas, Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song by Dayna Goldfine and Dan Geller, and Dreaming Walls by Maya Duverdier and Amelie van Elmbt, executive produced by Martin Scorsese.