Greg Whiteley

Documentary filmmaker, director and executive producer of “Last Chance U” and “Cheer” on Netflix

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Documentary filmmaker, director and executive producer of “Last Chance U” and “Cheer” on Netflix

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The Emmys are on the horizon, though this year’s ceremony will be virtual .

Greg Whiteley on Emmy-nominated Netflix series ‘Cheer’ — and the drama on and off screen

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The Netflix series “Cheer” focuses on the stressful lives of junior college cheerleaders fighting for their next national championship.

Director Greg Whiteley on why he owes an apology to a set of ‘Cheer’ parents

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