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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
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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