Tag Archives: Davis Guggenheim

He Named Me Malala Yousafzai

“One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.”– Malala Yousafzai Fox Searchlight Pictures announced today that National Geographic Channel has joined forces with Fox Searchlight Pictures for the global theatrical release of Academy Award winner Davis Guggenheim’s upcoming feature documentary HE NAMED ME MALALA, an intimate[...]

“The Tillman Story” director Amir Bar Lev – FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: When the Academy announced the 15 feature-length documentaries eligible for the upcoming Academy Awards, Amir Bar Lev’s “The Tillman Story” found itself in good company alongside Alex Gibney’s “Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer,” Charles Ferguson’s “Inside Job” and Davis Guggenheim’s “Waiting for ‘Superman.’”[...]

Banksy’s ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’ qualifies for Academy Awards

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films in the Documentary Feature category will advance in the voting process for the 83rd Academy Awards®. One hundred-one pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 15 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with[...]

Awards Season Roundup: “Dragon” becoming animated series for Cartoon Network

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Though many of us have been discussing the ongoing Oscar race since the days and weeks leading up to Venice and Telluride, Vanity Fair declares that, on Oct. 12,[...]

Exclusive clips from “‘Superman,'” “Freakonomics” find their way online

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Some high-powered documentaries are about to enter the marketplace after drumming up support on the festival circuit … and now we have exclusive clips from each feature. The push for a more effective public education system is getting a ton of attention thanks toi recent contributions by Oprah[...]

This Week In Movies – “Wall Street 2,” “The Town,” “Waiting for Superman

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Some studios put sequels into production after getting the first weekend’s boxoffice results. Some don’t even wait for that like Summit’s about-to-shoot “Twilight” finale or the upcoming “Harry Potter And The Deathly Gallows” which both decided to make two films at once and then[...]

“Waiting for ‘Superman'” opens, producers pledge to give back

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Davis Guggenheim’s searing education documentary “Waiting for ‘Superman’” opens in limited release today ahead of a nationwide expansion next month. But those who buy a ticket to the film this weekend will make an extra contribution … at no extra cost. Paramount Pictures, Participant Media and Walden[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Boyle, Aronofsky and Coppola sit down for interviews

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Peter Sciretta and Alex Billington sit down with Danny Boyle, director of “127 Hours.” Yesterday appeared to be Helen Mirren day at the Toronto International Film Festival. Also yesterday, G4’s “Attack[...]

60,000 people pledge to see “Waiting for ‘Superman'”

HollywoodNews.com: Paramount Pictures, Participant Media and Walden Media announced today 60,000 people have pledged to see the award-winning documentary film “Waiting for ‘Superman’” when it opens this fall, making it the fourth goal reached on the campaign’s “Pledge Progress Meter.” As a result, First Book and global education leader Houghton[...]

Paramount’s “Waiting for ‘Superman'” reaches goal of 50k pledges

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Hollywood scored a major victory for public education in America Friday morning. That’s when Paramount Pictures, Participant Media and Walden Media announced that 50,000 people pledged to see the award-winning documentary film “Waiting for ‘Superman’” when it opens in the fall, meaning they hit their third goal[...]
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