In 2003, Gibney served as the Series Producer for The Blues, an Emmy-nominated series of seven films in association with executive producer Martin Scorsese. The directors for The Blues were: Charles Burnett, Clint Eastwood, Mike Figgis, Marc Levin, Richard Pearce, Martin Scorsese and Wim Wenders. Gibney also produced The Soul of a Man, the film by Wim Wenders for that series (also an official selection at the Cannes Film Festival), and was awarded a Grammy for producing the 5-CD box set based on the series.
His recent credits include the theatrical documentary for the BBC and First Run Features The Trials of Henry Kissinger (Writer/Producer); Jimi Hendrix and the Blues (Director/Producer); the HBO documentary, Soldiers in the Army of God, (Senior Producer), about the radical fringe of the anti-abortion movement; Speak Truth to Power(Producer), a PBS special about human rights defenders starring Alec Baldwin, Sigourney Weaver, John Malkovich and Kevin Kline; Brooklyn Babylon,(Executive Producer) a feature film directed by Marc Levin and featuring the Grammy Award-winning, hip-hop group 'The Roots'; The Huntress (Executive Producer) a TV movie written by Bruno Heller (HBO's Rome) and, subsequently, a TV series for the USA Network; Sexual Century, (writer, director, series producer), a six-part documentary series for ITV and the CBC; The Fifties (writer/director/producer), an 8-hour documentary mini-series based on the best-selling book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Halberstam; and The Pacific Century (writer/director/producer), a 10-hour documentary series that was honored with an Emmy, two Emmy nominations and the prestigious duPont-Columbia Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism. His work has also appeared on the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series, ESPN's Sports Century, and the Emmy Award-winning series FRONTLINE, for PBS. Member of WGA and DGA. A graduate of Yale University (B.A.), Gibney also attended the UCLA Graduate School of Film and Television.
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