Breaking Big

Breaking Big

Why and how did some of the world’s most influential artists, innovators, athletes and leaders break big? 12 talented men and women recount their most difficult, dramatic and serendipitous turning points to Emmy-winning journalist Carlos Watson in this primetime documentary series. Directed for PBS. Watch the entire series here.

Director: Alan Chebot
Producers: Kenita Nichols, Paul Scott Adamo
Executive Producers: Danny Lee, Sean Braswell, Royd Chung
Director of Photography: David T. Okolo
Editor: Chris Lee, Alex Mackenzie
Composer: Adam Kootman

If there were ever a series built to smooth out the jagged come-down from the collective outrage over recent and misleading celebrations of excess and what it takes to "get by," this modest show is it.

- Salon

‘Breaking Big’ thoroughly examines real-life success stories with clever editing, pacing."

- Daily Californian