Last summer, VisionTV and Halifax Film kicked off production on SOUL, an original six-part drama series starring Canadian R&B sensation Keshia Chanté as a gifted young gospel singer struggling with the temptations of fame and success.
To cast the show’s fictitious Keystone Choir, the producers set out to recruit some of the brightest undiscovered gospel singing talents in Nova Scotia, where the series was slated to be filmed.
Searching for Soul: The Making of the Keystone Choir, airing Monday, Aug. 3 at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT, is a documentary that reveals how this diverse group of young vocalists came together.
The hour-long film follows the choir hopefuls on an emotional journey, as they make their way from early auditions to the final selection by SOUL’s three-member judging panel. A showcase for some inspired performances of urban spiritual music, Searching for Soul offers viewers a privileged look behind the scenes of one of the year’s most exciting Canadian dramas.
Searching for Soul: The Making of the Keystone Choir was produced for VisionTV by Halifax Film, a DHX Media Company.