Justin Wilkes is an Academy Award and BAFTA-nominated, multiple Emmy and Peabody-winning producer and the President of Imagine Documentaries and Chief Creative Officer of Imagine Entertainment. Since the launch of Imagine Docs in 2018, Wilkes has produced Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band (Magnolia Pictures), DADS (Apple TV+), directed by Bryce Dallas Howard, Rebuilding Paradise (National Geographic Documentary Films), directed by Ron Howard, D. Wade Life Unexpected (ESPN Films), The Day Sports Stood Still (HBO), directed by Antoine Fuqua, the Emmy-winning Peanuts in Space: Secrets of Apollo 10 (Apple TV+), Who are You, Charlie Brown? (Apple TV+) and the upcoming films, Paper & Glue (MSNBC Films), about renowned French artist JR, which premiered at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival, and Julia (Sony Pictures Classics), directed by Julie Cohen and Betsy West about the legendary cookbook author and television superstar, Julia Child. Justin has also recently produced the documentary series, We Are: The Brooklyn Saints (Netflix); On Pointe (Disney +);
Supervillain: The Making of Tekashi 6ix9ine (Showtime), Gossip (Showtime) and Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel, which reached #1 on Netflix.
Additionally, Justin has created award winning entertainment for a portfolio of blue chip brand clients including Nike, Procter & Gamble, American Express, and many more. He is the recipient of many Cannes Lions and Clio awards. Some of his projects include Iconoclasts for Grey Goose, The Game Killers and DADs for Unilever, and John Bronco and John Bronco Rides Again for Ford, both out now on Hulu.
Wilkes is a veteran in the premium non-scripted television and film world having produced a slate of award-winning projects including Liz Garbus’ Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning film, What Happened, Miss Simone? (Netflix), Joe Berlinger’s Oscar-nominated, Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, the Emmy-nominated New York Times documentary series The Fourth Estate (Showtime), Emmy-nominated, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman (Netflix), the critically-acclaimed National Geographic series MARS and Hamilton (Disney+).