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Davis Guggenheim

Philip Davis Guggenheim (born November 3, 1963) is an Academy Award-winning American film director and producer. His credits as a producer and ... More »Philip Davis Guggenheim (born November 3, 1963) is an Academy Award-winning American film director and producer. His credits as a producer and director include Training Day, The Shield, Alias, 24, NYPD Blue, ER, Deadwood, and Party of Five and the documentaries An Inconvenient Truth and Waiting for 'Superman'. Since 2006, Guggenheim is the only filmmaker to release three different documentaries that were ranked within the top 100 highest-grossing documentaries of all time (An Inconvenient Truth, It Might Get Loud, and Waiting for 'Superman'). He was born Philip Davis Guggenheim in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Marion Davis (née Streett) and film director and producer Charles Guggenheim. He graduated from The Potomac School (McLean, Virginia) in 1979, from Sidwell Friends School in 1982, and later moved on to Brown University, where he graduated in 1986. He is married to American actress Elisabeth Shue. The couple have three children, Miles William, Stella Street, and Agnes Charles.... [ Wikipedia ]

FEC Records: Obama Campaign Paid $345,000 for Guggenheim Film Biopic

Records filed by Obama for America with the Federal Election Commission indicate that the president’s re-election campaign shelled out at least $345,353 to commission “The Road We’ve Traveled,” a 17-minute campaign documentary by Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim, set for ...

Obama documentarian: Only ‘negative’ was ‘too many accomplishments’ to cover

Davis Guggenheim, the Oscar-winning director responsible for the upcoming Obama campaign video The Road We've Traveled, was interviewed by CNN’s Piers Morgan on Thursday. For those who feared that a dose of hard cold reality had washed over the left, damping its infatuation with Barack ...

Piers Morgan: Bill Roache said he's slept with many more than 100 women. He's the Bill Wyman of TV

He's the Bill Wyman of TV PUBLISHED: 17:00 EST, 17 March 2012 | UPDATED: 17:01 EST, 17 March 2012 A new 17-minute movie lauding the achievements of Barack Obama as President has been released by his election campaign this week – directed by Davis Guggenheim, the Oscar-winning genius ...

Obama’s Campaign Documentary: Gloom You Can Believe In

“What do we remember in November of 2008?” asks Tom Hanks in the opening narration of Davis Guggenheim’s new Barackumentary, a 17-minute paean to President Obama paid for and distributed by his reelection campaign. “Was it this?” Hanks continues as triumphant slo-mo footage of Obama’s ...

The re-introduction of Barack Obama

A 17-minute documentary — produced by Davis Guggenheim — detailing the president’s first term in office will be released today, a high-profile attempt to shape (or re-shape) the narrative of Obama’s first term in office. U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference with ...

Big Hollywood » Blog Archive » ‘Waiting For Superman’ Timeline Shows How

So when filmmaker Davis Guggenheim unleashed his take on the American educational system in 2010, I’m sure he had absolutely no idea what he was in for and how his film “Waiting for ‘Superman’” would lead rather directly to thousands of people protesting in Wisconsin during early 2011...

Mitt Romney is laying on the southern charm for voters in Mississippi and Alabama

... Santorum said at a campaign event in Topeka, Kan. “Governor Romney reinvents himself for whatever the political occasion calls for.” At a campaign event in Jackson, Miss., Romney ripped a new 17-minute film about President Obama directed by Oscar- winner Davis Guggenheim for the Obama campaign...

I Find No Fault in This Man

By mab91c | Posted 19 minutes ago | San Antonio, Texas Wow, you know, a lot of people have implied it, but the documentary filmmaker Davis Guggenheim is the first one to really put it out there in the news. Last night while talking to Piers Morgan, Mr. Guggenheim said the ...

The Obama campaign’s ad: Another hit for Davis Guggenheim?

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 03/08/2012 The Obama campaign’s ad: Another hit for Davis Guggenheim? The Obama campaign is releasing what appears from the trailer (embedded below) to be a powerful "docu-ad" — I realize that's a bizarre term, but that's what it is — directed by Davis ...

The road less hopeful The World International affairs blog from the FT – FT.com

In 2008 Davis Guggenheim made a biographical video of Barack Obama based on hope – the young senator’s lack of experience was studiously avoided. This time round, in Guggenheim’s The Road We’ve Travelled, which, at 17 minutes, is almost twice as long as his first effort...

Mitt Romney Mocks Obama Campaign Documentary, Director Davis Guggenheim

Calling the film, which has a trailer narrated by Tom Hanks, a "17-minute infomercial," Romney hit back at director Davis Guggenheim's claims that he couldn't find fault with the president. Guggenheim told Piers Morgan on Thursday that, "The negative for me was there were too many ...

Obama Presidency in 17-Mintues, As Told by Tom Hanks

The 17-minute film, crafted by Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim, reprises with dramatic flourishes the highlights of Obama’s domestic and foreign policy agenda, particularly those with the greatest appeal to his liberal base. Narrator Tom Hanks sets the opening scene in ...

Obama campaign seeks to make a splash with video, Biden speech

The centerpiece of the effort is a glossy, 17-minute documentary-style video called “The Road We’ve Traveled,” which the campaign commissioned from Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim. That production, which is scheduled to be released Thursday, will be buttressed by speeches ...

Obama Campaign Video Highlights First Term

Coming soon from the Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim: “The Road We’ve Traveled,” an action-packed film for the Obama campaign that puts a Hollywood shine on President Obama’s record. On Thursday morning, the movie’s two-minute trailer ran on “The Today Show” on ABC before ...

Obama Documentary: Davis Guggenheim Film Chronicles First Term In Office

Campaign manager Jim Messina says the documentary was directed by Davis Guggenheim, whose credits include the Academy Award-winning, "An Inconvenient Truth," about Al Gore's global-warming campaign. Messina says the documentary will, in his words, "put into perspective the enormous ...

Obama To Hire Academy Award Winning Filmmaker To Make Film About Himself

President Obama’s campaign has hired Oscar-winning director Davis Guggenheim to produce a short film chronicling the first three years of his administration, Julianna Goldman of Bloomberg reports. The campaign paid more than $160,000 for the film, which is less than 30 minutes long and ...

Tune In To "Teach": A Conversation With Davis Guggenheim

This Friday night, CBS will premiere "Teach" -- a new documentary by Davis Guggenheim hosted by Queen Latifah. I was deeply honored to co-write "Teach" with Davis. Because I worked on "Teach," I won't tell you here that it's fantastic - though it is. "Teach" follows four public ...

Obama campaign releases documentary on first term

The documentary was directed by Davis Guggenheim, whose credits include the Academy Award-winning, "An Inconvenient Truth," about Al Gore's global-warming campaign. Republicans have dismissed the film, which cost at least $345,000 to make, as nothing more than a slick piece of propaganda ...

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