Alice Henty and Paul McGuire are British independent producers who relocated to New York in the late 90's and co-founded Maylo Films in 2015.
Maylo Films recently produced David France's Welcome to Chechnya, a high risk feature documentary about the ongoing anti-LGBTQ purge in Chechnya, Russia where a group of volunteer activists risk their own lives to save others. The film was shot with undercover cameras and uses ground-breaking visual effects to disguise some the subjects. It won the Grand Jury prize for editing at Sundance 2020, 3 awards at Berlinale including the Panorama Audience Award, a BAFTA, a Peabody, a Grierson and was also nominated for a prime time Emmy . It premiered on HBO [US] and BBC Storyville [UK] and then rolled out worldwide It made history by being the first documentary to land on both the Documentary and VFX Oscar shortlists.
Prior to that, Alice produced The Dog Doc and The Work, a feature documentary about a remarkable group therapy program inside Folsom State Prison, which won the Grand Jury prize at SXSW in 2016 and was nominated for a Gotham Award that same year. It was heralded as a masterpiece in verite cinema. Prior to founding Maylo Films, Alice produced and line-produced many big-hitting Academy and Emmy winning documentaries, including One Day in September, The Tillman Story Buck, Beware of Mr Baker and Skyladder. Alice was one of five documentary producers to be selected for the Creative Producing Lab and Fellowship at the Sundance Institute for 2018-19 and is a member of the Academy Doc Branch, the PGA and the Documentary Producer's Alliance [DPA].
Paul McGuire is a director, producer and show runner. Most recently he completed an Amazon Studios documentary about the Boeing 737 Max disasters and the subsequent cover up of corporate negligence. Prior to that he produced the most watched documentary series on Showtime- JJ Abram's UFO- and developed and packaged a Covid documentary for HBO. He also produced the hugely successful series Dogs for Netflix, as well as a feature doc about the intersectionality of the Women's March entitled This is Personal which premiered at Sundance 2019, and the critically acclaimed series for HBO and Sky, The Case Against Adnan Syed, that was first covered in the popular podcast, Serial. Prior to producing features, Paul directed and series produced many titles for major cable networks such as Discovery, National Geographic, Smithsonian and A&E.