Josh

Fox (Gasland)

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Josh Fox is best known as the writer/director of GASLAND Parts I and II. He is internationally recognized as a spokeperson and leader on the issue of fracking and extreme energy development. He is the founder and artistic director of International WOW Company. He is currently working on a new documentary about Climate Change, a narrative feature which is an adaptation of his 2004 play The Expense of Spirit, and a touring play for The Solutions Project www.thesolutionsproject.org

 

GASLAND premiered at the Sundance film festival 2010, where it was awarded the 2010 Special Jury Prize for Documentary. In June of 2010 it premiered on HBO and that year the film was nominated for the 2011 Academy Award for best documentary, and won a 2011 Emmy for best non-fiction director among numerous other awards.

 

GASLAND Part II premiered on HBO July 8th, 2013 won the 2013 Environmental Media Association award for Best Documentary, the Best Film at the Wild and Scenic Film Festival and was given the Hell Yeah Prize from Cinema Eye honors. It premiered in Europe at the European Parliament in Brussels. He is the recipient of the 2011 Ono/Lennon Grant for Peace. Josh has toured with GASLAND Parts I and II to over 300 cities in America, Europe, Asia and Africa in support of the international anti-fracking movement.

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