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Robert Greene

Grand Rapids, MI, United States

Robert Greene is a filmmaker and writer. He was named one of the 10 Filmmakers to Watch in 2014 by The Independent. Robert received the 2014 Vanguard Artist Award from the San Francisco DocFest. Robert's most recent film is the critically-acclaimed Actress. His last film, Fake It So Real, was named one of the 15 best films of 2012 by Richard Brody of The New Yorker and one of the best documentaries of the year by Roger Ebert. His previous documentary, Kati With an I, was nominated for a Gotham Award for "Best Film Not Playing At A Theater Near You" in 2010 and was released in April 2011 to great reviews. Robert's first feature Owning the Weather was released in 2009 after screening at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. Robert has produced and edited over a dozen award-winning documentaries, including Amanda Rose Wilder's Approaching the Elephant. He has edited films as diverse as Alex Ross Perry's Sundance-premiering Listen Up Philip And douglas Tirola's Sxsw-premiering Hey Bartender, while contributing editing to Christmas, Again (poekel), Lenny cooke (safdie Bros.), Hellaware (bilandic) and the Vanquishing of The witch Baba Yaga (Oreck). Robert has written movie reviews and essays on documentary film for outlets such as Sight & Sound, Filmmaker Magazine, Hammer to Nail, Nonfics, Press Play and Criticwire. His first book, Present Tense: Notes On American Nonfiction Cinema 1998-2013 will be coming in February, 2015. He programmed a special "cinematic nonfiction" competition at the 2014 Little Rock Film Festival and a week long seminar of films at Hampshire College in July 2014. He was Post-Production Supervisor from 2002 to 2012 for 4th Row Films. In January 2015, he will help lead the new Center for Documentary Journalism at the University of Missouri.

Robert's ArtPrize Entries

These are Robert's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.