COUNTRY: Australia DIRECTOR: Scott Hicks is a two-time Oscar nominee for “Shine,” which he co-wrote and directed. But he began as a documentarian, earning an Emmy for an earlier effort, “Submarines…
Markets & Festivals
COUNTRY: U.K. DIRECTOR: James Marsh helmed “Wisconsin Death Trip.” SUBJECT: Performance artist Philippe Petit makes a daring (and illegal) high-wire walk between the World Trade Center towers in…
Winners and finalists for the 2008 IDA Awards.
COUNTRY: U.S. DIRECTOR: Errol Morris clocks in his eighth feature-length doc with “Standard Operating Procedure.” His “Fog of War” received the 2003 Academy Award for doc feature. Other films include…
Eye on the Oscars: Documentaries
Southern rapper Lil Wayne, whose "Tha Carter III" is the biggest-selling album released this year, received eight Grammy nominations Wednesday night to lead the field in the 51st annual Grammy Awards.
Veteran exec Danny St. Pierre has been named senior VP of distribution services for Lionsgate as part of the minimajor's continued growth of its global distribution infrastructure.