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Exclusive: Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning filmmaker Joe Berlinger has joined the International Documentary Association’s (Ida) board of directors. Said Ida Board President, Marjan Safinia in a statement: "Two years ago, at the inaugural Getting Real 2014 documentary conference, Joe Berlinger spoke movingly about the power of the Ida community rallying to support him as he dealt with law suits from Chevron in response to his film Crude. Having witnessed first-hand the… »
Music is an integral part of filmmaking, moving the story and touching the audience. Where would iconic movies such as Star Wars, Avatar, The Godfather, or Gone with the Wind be without its music? Would Downton Abbey, Dexter, or House of Cards be the same and have audiences glued to their TVs without music? Would gamers immerse into Final Fantasy or Legend of Zelda if they were silent? Movie music has moved us all to cheer, cry, and fall in love for more than 100 years. Yet the vast majority of composers hired to create this vital part of Hollywood’s cultural landscape have been men. Well, that musical glass ceiling is about to crack!
Grand Performances, the “Best Free Outdoor Summer Concert Series” in Los Angeles and the Alliance for Women Film Composers team up celebrate the music of women composers in film, television, video games and interactive media at »
- Michelle McCue
The film-maker had had enough of making – and watching – documentaries about social ills, so decided to make a ‘feel-good’ movie about one of America’s most famous motivational speakers
Berlinger is an activist and award-winning documentary film-maker. His Paradise Lost trilogy, shot over two decades, led to the release of the West Memphis Three after more than 20 years of wrongful imprisonment for the supposedly satanically inspired murder of three boys. In his 2009 documentary Crude, Berlinger took on the Chevron Corporation while investigating the story behind the world’s largest oil-related environmental lawsuit, which landed him in hot water.
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- Nigel M Smith
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