Archive for the 'Originals' Category
The Academy announced their nominations in all categories this morning. Extra special congrats to short doc FREEHELD which I worked on as a theatrical consultant. You can view the full list of nominees here. BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE NO END IN SIGHT Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs OPERATION HOMECOMING: WRITING THE WARTIME EXPERIENCE Richard E. Robbins [...]
In this instance I’m cookie. I feel a little funny today because Iâ€™m in Los Angeles and not Park City. This is the first January since 2001 that I will not ascend the peaks of the Wasatch Mountains to attend the Sundance Film Festival. Last year on this eve before the festival began I was [...]
Come to a FREE screening of Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Linwood Dunn Theatre. All info here! Wednesday, November 7th 7:00 pm Director Frank Popper will be in attendance. Screens with An Unreasonable Man. FREE parking in the back. The 26th annual Contemporary Documentaries [...]
What can I say…this makes it all worth it! Take Irene Cara, an Oscar winning song from Flashdance and the kids from Oscar winning doc He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin’ and you’ve got magic. There are 4 more weeks of Oscar’s Docs Series 3. Tickets are still available.
In the wake of yesterday’s Academy rule change for 2008 (check out AJ’s blog for the scoop) the Academy released the short list for short docs for this year! I’m so happy for filmmaker Cynthia Wade, who’s film FREEHELD truly touched me when I saw it for the first time at an early morning screening [...]
The Academy of Arts and Sciences is gearing up for the third installment of their Oscar’s Docs series. Starting September 17 and Monday nights through November 19 the Academy will screen the Academy Award winning documentaries of 1977-1988. Many if not all evenings will include question and answer with special guests. Tickets $5 or $3 [...]
I’m proud to say that Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? is available NOW through Netflix! Go put it in your queue and give it 5 stars!
Rich Hoffman, (Fridays at the Farm) made a little film about his hometown Media, PA. Watch it and VOTE so Media wins a makeover from IKEA! I watched it and as usual…Rich made me cry (in a good way). Oh…and if you haven’t seen Fridays at the Farm, you can buy it right from Rich [...]
Watch the Sundance Channel‘s GREEN programming this Tuesday to see At Risk Films’ Fridays at the Farm. Check your local listings.