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Realscreen on location: Louie Psihoyos discusses ‘The Cove’ and what’s next

Last night, director Louie Psihoyos and producer Fisher Stevens won the Best Documentary Oscar for their acclaimed film The Cove at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards. Though Psihoyos didn't get a chance to say anything from the stage at the ceremony, he did speak with realscreen during the Realscreen Summit about the effect The Cove has had in Taiji, Japan and the reasons he went into documentary filmmaking.
March 8, 2010

Last night, director Louie Psihoyos and producer Fisher Stevens won the Best Documentary Oscar for their acclaimed film The Cove at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards. Though Psihoyos didn’t get a chance to say anything from the stage at the ceremony, he did speak with realscreen during the Realscreen Summit about the effect The Cove has had in Taiji, Japan and the reasons he went into documentary filmmaking.

Appearing at this past February’s Realscreen Summit in a special one-on-one conversation with filmmaker and director of the Center for Environmental Filmmaking Chris Palmer, Psihoyos also discusses in this clip his upcoming projects, which may include a television series based on his Oscar-winning debut. Click here to watch the video.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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