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Profile:Joe Berlinger/Director/Oscar Nom/Brother's Keeper

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Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Joe Berlinger has been a leading voice in nonfiction film and television for two decades. Berlinger’s films include the landmark documentaries BROTHER’S KEEPER, PARADISE LOST, and METALLICA: SOME KIND OF MONSTER, CRUDE, about oil pollution in the Amazon Rainforest, won 22 human rights, environmental and film festival awards and recently triggered a high-profile First Amendment battle with oil-giant Chevron. Most recently Berlinger finished production on HANK: 5 YEARS FROM THE BRINK for Netflix. His 2012 Paul Simon documentary UNDER AFRICAN SKIES, have premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, earning three Grand Jury Prize nominations. He has also received multiple awards from the Directors Guild of America. In addition to his feature documentary work, Berlinger, a two-time Emmy and Peabody winner (and five additional Emmy nominations), has been a producer and director, including the Emmy-winning 10 DAYS THAT UNEXPECTEDLY CHANGED AMERICA and the Emmy-nominated GRAY MATTER. Directed 5 seasons of the critically acclaimed Sundance Channel series ICONOCLASTS and directed/executive-produced the first season of MASTERCLASS, a series for the Oprah Winfrey Network and numerous HBO productions. PARADISE LOST 3: PURGATORY was nominated for an Oscar in 2012 and was just nominated for two primetime Emmy awards. Berlinger’s articles and photographs have appeared in numerous publications. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com Link: www.123FilmEasy.com. Follow us on Twitter @123Film