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Davis Guggenheim

Director, Individual

Biography

Davis Guggenheim is a critically acclaimed, Academy Award-winning director and producer, whose work includes WAITING FOR SUPERMAN, IT MIGHT GET LOUD, the 2009 documentary featuring Jimmy Page, The Edge and Jack White, and AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH, featuring former Vice President Al Gore, which won the Oscar for Best Documentary in 2007. In 2008, Guggenheim produced and directed President Barack Obama's biographical film A MOTHER'S PROMISE, and THE ROAD WE'VE TRAVELLED, a short film for Obama's 2012 campaign. In 2013, Guggenheim directed THE DREAM IS NOW, a 30-minute documentary focusing on the Dream Act and immigration reform. Most recently Guggenheim directed TEACH, a two-hour CBS special about what's working in our public schools — specifically that at the heart of every great education is great teaching.

Guggenheim has also directed many television series including Deadwood, NYPD Blue and 24.