Today, the world knows restaurateur Ella Brennan as the matriarch of a Creole-flavored dining dynasty dating back over half a century. She has become a household name in the restaurant business with the success of New Orleans establishment Commander's Palace.
Official Website: www.ellabrennanmovie.com
CITIZEN HEARST | Hearst Corporation
A rare glimpse inside the glass walls of the Hearst Tower, interviewing top magazine and fashion editors of Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Esquire and Town & Country, among others, while also traveling to San Simeon, CA., for unprecedented access to Hearst Castle and interviews with Hearst family members. Narrated by William H. Macy.
Official Website: www.citizenhearst.com
THE PIXAR STORY | Disney / Pixar
Emmy Award® Nominee / ACE Editing Award Nominee
A behind-the-scenes look at the groundbreaking company, Pixar Animation Studios, that pioneered a new generation of animation and forever changed the face of filmmaking.
Narrated by Stacy Keach.
Official Website: www.thepixarstory.com
RECYCLED LIFE | Iwerks Glad
Academy Award® Nominee
A journey into Central America's largest and most toxic landfill, the Guatemala City Garbage Dump, where thousands of adults and children have been living, eating, and working over the last sixty years. Narrated by Edward James Olmos.
Official Website: www.recycledlifedoc.com
THE HAND BEHIND THE MOUSE | Disney
The untold story of Ub Iwerks, the original designer and animator of Mickey Mouse and Academy-Award® winning motion picture pioneer. Narrated by Kelsey Grammer.
Available on the Disney Treasure: Oswald the Lucky Rabbit DVD.
INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC: CREATING THE IMPOSSIBLE | Starz
Takes audiences through the history of one of the the leading visual effects companies in the world, with in depth interviews with some of the company's top talent and showcases never before seen footage highlighting many of their pioneering milestones.
Narrated by Tom Cruise. Aired on Starz.
DIRTY OIL | Babelgum
This hard hitting feature documentary goes deep behind-the-scenes into the strip-mined world of North Alberta, Canada where the vast and toxic Tar sands deposits supplies the U.S. with the majority of its oil. Narrated by Neve Campbell.
Available on Vimeo On Demand.
PIPE DREAMS | Leslie Iwerks Productions
Academy Award® Shortlisted
Across the heartland of America, farmers and landowners are fighting to protect their land, their water, and their livelihood in what has become the most controversial environmental battle in the U.S. today: The Keystone XL Pipeline. Narrated by Darryl Hannah.
Available on Vimeo On Demand.
FUTURE OF AIR TRAVEL | General Electric / Cinelan
GE's venture Taleris stands at the forefront of providing intelligent operations services to airlines state-of-the-art prediction, prevention and recovery technologies, which will help reduce delays and improve the travel experience.
Aired on CNBC. Available on GE.com
MUSHROOM MAN | GE: Focus Forward / Cinelan
This is the story of how mushrooms can save the world! Renowned mycologist and mushroom pioneer Paul Stamets harnesses the power of infamous fungi to fight the planet's leading problems, from developing cures for cancer to destroying toxic radioactive waste.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF JOHN LASSETER | Disney / Pixar
A short documentary chronicling a unique and exciting day-in-the-life of one of Hollywood's busiest and creative geniuses, Pixar Animation Studios' Chief Creative Officer, John Lasseter, while he finishes Cars 2.
PIXAR'S 20th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL | Pixar
This 3 Hour ABC Network Special stars John Ratzenberger on a comedic and entertaining journey through Pixar Animation Studios as he travels through 20 years of Pixar animation magic.
Aired on ABC.
THE RIDE | Bamman
Renowned surfer, Laird Hamilton, Dave Kalama and five of the world's top surfers ride Maui's biggest swell in recent history. A day-in-the life look at training for and surfing waves up to 60 feet high.