It’s a great, expansive, deeply humanist work, angry but empathetic to its core. It gestures toward the end of the working world we know — and to the rise of the machines – Vulture
Lakeshore Records congratulates American Factory (Higher Ground/Participant Media/Netflix) on their Academy Award® Best Documentary win! This is the first documentary from Higher Ground Productions, the production company founded by President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, and directed by Academy Award®-winning veteran documentarians Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert. The film features score by Chad Cannon (orchestrator of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2) – soundtrack out now on Lakeshore Records. See album links and more below.
Oscar-winning documentary American Factory debuted at Sundance to acclaim, winning the Directing Award for co-directors Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert. It went on to win an additional 17 awards and 42 nominations. One of the most critically-acclaimed films of the year, American Factory film ranks 96 at Rotten Tomatoes and earned the coveted Metacritic score of 100 from both Vulture and Washington Post.
Filmed with extraordinary attention to environmental detail and revealing human interactions, American Factory is that rare documentary that’s not only compelling in its content but a profound sensory pleasure – Washington Post
Lakeshore Records is pleased to release Chad Cannon’s score to Critic’s Choice Awards Best Political Documentary winner American Factory, the Netflix film produced by Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground production company and Participant Media! The Sundance Award Winner directed by Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert recently received five (5) Cinema Eye Honors nominations including the Audience Choice Prize and Outstanding Score for Chad Cannon! See album purchase links and more below.
Lakeshore Records congratulates our partners at American Factory (Higher Ground Productions, Participant, Netflix), on their Cinema Eye Honors Awards nominations, leading with five nominations including Best Score for Chad Cannon! Lakeshore will release the soundtrack, American Factory – A Netflix Original Documentary Soundtrack digitally on November 15. See the pre-order link, album track list and the film trailer below.
See the full nominees list now at The Hollywood Reporter. Congratulations to all the nominees this year! The 2020 Cinema Eye Honors awards ceremony is set for Monday, Jan. 6, at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York.