Articles Tagged ‘HBO’
In her 10th doc for the cable net, the journalist and filmmaker is turning a lens on the mega-rich who back the major U.S. political parties.
Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato’s Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures (pictured) and Louie Psihoyos’ Racing Extinction are among the docs to have been shortlisted for the Cinema Eye Honors’ Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Filmmaking for Television Award.
Taking the stage at Sheffield for the first time, HBO Documentary Films president Sheila Nevins (pictured) discussed the films she wished she’d commissioned, how the U.S. cable net’s doc strategy has evolved, and her unique social impact approach.
World of Wonder’s Fenton Bailey tells realscreen about going past the scandal narrative surrounding artist and photographer Robert Mapplethorpe (pictured) in the Sundance-bowing film.
Master documentarians Chris Hegedus and D. A. Pennebaker tell realscreen about working on their longest-term project to date, Unlocking the Cage, and the challenges of tackling a complicated animal rights case seeking personhood for chimpanzees.
Filmmaker Brian Oakes talks to realscreen about the life and legacy of his childhood friend for his documentary Jim: The James Foley Story, which enjoys its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday (January 23).