Friday, December 2, 2016

Rod Blackhurst

Monday, Oct. 31, 2016

SHOOT’s fall season ensemble of up-and-coming filmmaking talent includes: a darling on the festival circuit who has scored on the documentary and narrative feature fronts; and a boom mike operator whose solo feature documentary directing debut emerged at this year’s Sundance Film Fest...

Thursday, Sep. 29, 2016

Amanda Knox stares into the camera, coolly contemplating how she became a figure of global fascination.

"I think people love monsters. And so when they get the chance, they want to see them. It's people projecting their fears," Knox says. "They want the reassurance that they know who the...

Monday, Sep. 26, 2016

Rod Blackhurst--who teamed with Brian McGinn to direct the Netflix Original documentary Amanda Knox, which recently debuted to plaudits at the Toronto International Film Festival--has joined the roster of bicoastal production company The Famous Group for commercials. Blackhurst has had...

Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

Director Rod Blackhurst has signed with bicoastal The Famous Group for spots and brand content. Blackhurst’s first feature Here Alone won an audience award at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. Next month his Netflix Original documentary Amanda Knox...

Sunday, Apr. 24, 2016

Here Alone and The Return won the Audience Awards for narrative film and documentary, respectively, at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. 

Directed by Rod Blackhurst, Here Alone played in Tribeca’s Midnight section. The story centers on a virus that has ravaged...