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The September Review

September 30th, 2014

Welcome to the Dogwoof monthly review, where each month we will be sharing with you our highlights, top sellers, recommendations and top news.

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The Blackfish Effect: Seaworld Stock drops 30%

August 14th, 2014

Following the release of Dogwoof documentary Blackfish, SeaWorld earnings plummet

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Top of the Docs

August 4th, 2014

Find our whats topping the Dogwoof charts this week

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Southwest Airlines end Seaworld partnership

August 1st, 2014

Southwest Airlines and Seaworld have decided to end their long-term partnership in light of the controversy raised by Dogwoof documentary Blackfish

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Blackfish filmmakers respond to SeaWorld

April 14th, 2014

SeaWorld repond to the documentary Blackfish, and so do the team behind the film.

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Blackfish director given Impact Award

March 31st, 2014

Gabriela Cowperthwaite is presented with the Impact Award by the Humane Society for her documentary Blackfish

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Millions support ‘Blackfish’ bill

March 26th, 2014

Our documentary Blackfish is inspiring change

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The Act of Killing wins 2014 Best Documentary BAFTA

February 16th, 2014

Joshua Oppenheimer's documentary wins the 2014 award

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Watch all the BAFTA nominated documentaries

February 12th, 2014

Find out how you can watch each of the nominees here

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Blackfish Universal deal announced

January 30th, 2014

Blackfish will reach more global audiences following a NBCUniversal deal

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A response to SeaWorld from Blackfish filmmakers

January 23rd, 2014

Blackfish challenges SeaWorld to a debate....

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The Act of Killing and Blackfish are BAFTA nominated!

January 8th, 2014

The 2014 BAFTA nominations have been revealed!

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Bands cancel SeaWorld gigs after viewing Blackfish

December 9th, 2013

Barenaked Ladies, Willie Nelson, Heart and Cheap Trick all cancel upcoming shows at the marine park...

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The Oscar documentary shortlist is published

December 4th, 2013

3 Dogwoof documentaries make the shortlist of 15 films

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Blackfish Friday sale

November 29th, 2013

Special offers in the Dogwoof shop this weekend...

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Blackfish gets the nation talking

November 22nd, 2013

The film debuts on TV and causes a storm on Twitter

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Join the Blackfish debate on November 21st

November 14th, 2013

Watch Blackfish with us, join the conversation and win prizes!

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Blackfish - now on Blu-ray

November 7th, 2013

Watch 2013's most talked about doc on Blu-ray

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Cinema Eye award nominations announced

November 7th, 2013

6 films and 19 nominations in 10 categories for Dogwoof films!

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Millions tune in to Blackfish

October 28th, 2013

The film trends and celebrity voices show their support

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Dogwoof in Busan and Rio

October 11th, 2013

LFF is far from the only festival going on at the moment; this week we had our Vesna at Busan International Film festival and Ana at Rio Film Festival.

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Awards season hots up - Oscar predictions

September 16th, 2013

Which documentaries will make the Oscar shortlist? We take a guess

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Blackfish comes to Blu-ray

September 12th, 2013

Pre-order your copy now...

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Blackfish Newsletter competition

August 28th, 2013

Sign up to win a special Blackfish prize pack!

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Seaworld publishes new Blackfish response

August 23rd, 2013

SeaWorld's vice president of zoological operations responds to Blackfish

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Blackfish arrives on DVD and iTunes

August 22nd, 2013

Own your copy of this years most talked about documentary

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Blackfish inspires Pixar to change Finding Nemo sequel

August 12th, 2013

Pixar are planning on channeling Blackfish in their follow up film, Finding Dory

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Kim Basinger triumphs against SeaWorld

August 9th, 2013

Bassinger and PETA manage to prevent SeaWorld from inporting Russian Beluga whales

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Blackfish dives into cinemas

July 26th, 2013

Opening to great reviews, see Blackfish on a screen near you NOW

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Dogwoof Global announces acquisition deals for Blackfish

July 22nd, 2013

The Dogwoof Global team announce new sales deals for Blackfish

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Blackfish opens in US & Canada

July 18th, 2013

See the film opening weekend and you could win a T-shirt!

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Blackfish - Seaworld Bites Back

July 15th, 2013

Seaworld respond to the film as release day approaches

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Dogwoof Global Sales

June 20th, 2013

Find out more about how our global division works

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Sheffield Doc/Fest 2013 report and photos!

June 17th, 2013

Find out our highlights of this years festival..

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The Act of Killing wins Special Jury Award at Sheffield Doc/Fest

June 17th, 2013

A Dogwoof film picks up the award for the 3rd year in a row!

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Blackfish VIP screening is a hit!

June 12th, 2013

While the Blackfish director Gabriela and producer Manny were in town we hosted a fancy event...

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Blackfish event at Apple Store

June 11th, 2013

Gabriela Cowperthwaite at a 'Meet the Filmmaker" event

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Blackfish Twitter Q&A on June 11th

June 6th, 2013

Ask Gabriela Cowperthwaite your questions via Twitter!

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Countdown to Sheffield Doc/Fest

June 5th, 2013

One week to go!

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10th June - Blackfish Apple in-store special event

May 29th, 2013

Meet director Gabriela Cowperthwaite at the Regent St store

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3 Dogwoof films to screen at East End Film Festival

May 24th, 2013

Catch Blackfish, Muscle Shoals or Dogwoof classic La Antena at the event this summer

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Dogwoof Cannes 2013 report

May 24th, 2013

Another year, another Cannes!

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Blackfish double bill screening with Jaws!

May 15th, 2013

Head to a Blackfish screening paired up with Spielberg's shark movie

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Dogwoof films announced for Sheffield Doc/Fest

May 9th, 2013

Come and see one of our docs or pop along to Spirit of '45 Day

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Dogwoof Hot Docs 2013 Report

May 8th, 2013

Our highlights from this years Candian documentary festival

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Blackfish launches at Sundance London

April 26th, 2013

Read all about the film's UK premiere at the opening night of Sundance London

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Sundance London DVD sale

April 25th, 2013

Grab an acclaimed Sundance doc at a bargain price in our shop

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Dogwoof MIPDoc and MIPtv Report

April 17th, 2013

Read about our first year at MIPdoc and MIPtv.

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Win tickets to see Blackfish at Sundance London

April 9th, 2013

Give the film a follow on Twitter for a chance to win

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New Blackfish Clip

April 5th, 2013

We debut a new clip ahead of our trip to MIP

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Blackfish leads the Sundance London line-up

March 11th, 2013

Blackfish will have its UK Premiere as part of Sundance London

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Brand new teaser clip for Blackfish

March 8th, 2013

Watch a new clip for our highly anticipated new film, Blackfish

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Dogwoof Berlin 2013 report

February 15th, 2013

The Spirit of '45 premiered and we acquired the rights for Blackfish at this years Berlinale...

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New Dogwoof acquisition - Blackfish

February 13th, 2013

We have secured the rights for Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s extraordinary documentary Blackfish

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Reviews

  • "Critics Pick" – New York Times
  • "Critics Pick" – LA Times
  • "You have rarely seen footage this tense." – Village Voice
  • "Unfolds like a thriller." – Vulture
  • "A mesmerizing psychological thriller" – Variety
  • "Impressive, often gripping documentary" – The Observer
  • "One of the best films of 2013 so far" – Awards Daily
  • "A fascinating piece of documentary filmmaking" – FEARnet
  • "Expertly crafted, A must-see" 5 – Daily Mirror
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