Los Angeles-based LSL Productions has commenced production on thedocumentary Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him') about the late singer-songwriter.

LSL is independently financing the project, which will get itsworld premiere at the 2006 Santa Barbara Film Festival.

Nilsson, a multi-Grammy winner who The Beatles famously describedas their favourite group, was on top of his game in the 1970s before fadingaway due to ill health.

LSL Productions co-founder John Scheinfeld is writing anddirecting, and producing with co-founder David Leaf.

As previously announced, LSL Productions is also co-producing thefeature documentary US vs John Lennon with Lions Gate Films.