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 soundtrack partners Marriage Story (Netflix), American Factory (Netflix, Higher Ground), I Lost My Body (Netflix/Xilam Animation) and Missing Link (Annapurna Pictures/Laika Studios) have scored Academy Award nominations! The four films have earned a combined 9 nominations, including Best Picture and Best Original Score (Randy Newman) nominations for Marriage Story; Best Documentary Feature for American Factory; and Best Animated Feature for I Lost My Body and Missing Link! See the detailed nominations list below.
Congratulations to all the nominees this year! The 92nd annual Academy Awards (The Oscars) will be telecast on ABC on Sunday, February 9, 2020.
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.