Scholar and author Simon Schama profiles eight artistic mavericks -- Van Gogh, Picasso, Caravaggio, Bernini, Rembrandt, David, Turner and Rothko -- in this limited series that delves into the creative process that produced cutting-edge masterpieces that changed how the world looks at art.

Simon Schama's Power of Art - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 50 minutes

Premier: 2006-10-20

Simon Schama's Power of Art - David Belton - Netflix

David Belton is a director, writer, and film producer. His experiences as a BBC reporter covering the 1994 Rwandan Genocide led him to write the original story and produce the film Shooting Dogs, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, which dramatizes the events at the Ecole Technique Officielle. It was retitled Beyond the Gates for its 2007 U.S. release. He has directed documentaries (for the BBC, Simon Schama's Power of Art, “The Silent War”) and drama-documentaries and documentaries for PBS (God in America and The Amish) and dramas for the BBC (Ten Days to War). His book, When the Hills Ask for Your Blood was published in January 2014 by Doubleday.

Simon Schama's Power of Art - Honours - Netflix

2006, nomination, Carol Foreman Award for the Most Promising Newcomer, BAFTA Awards 2008, nomination, Best Drama-Documentary, Ten Days to War, (Grierson Awards) 2012, nomination, Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking, Primetime Emmy Awards

Simon Schama's Power of Art - References - Netflix