Mr. SOUL! on HBOMax.
- Consulting Projects
- September 15, 2021
Madpix Films’ Doug Blush was Co-Producer on Mr. SOUL!, A Film by Melissa Haizlip. The film has received numerous awards and accolades over the past few years, was featured on PBS’ Independent Lens and is now streaming on HBOMax. From Independent Lens: “In 1968, America’s first Black variety show, “SOUL!,” helmed by producer and host Ellis Haizlip, premiered on public …
The S Word on Documentary+.
We’re excited to announce that THE S WORD is now streaming for free on the Documentary+ platform. THE S WORD amplifies the stories of those living through suicide attempts and losses in surprising and hopeful ways. It’s time to end the silence and help each other to not only survive, but to thrive. Please share with your friends and let’s …
Port Townsend Film Festival Workshop.
The Port Townsend Film Festival has partnered with MadPix Films’ Doug Blush and Lisa Klein to offer The Art of Documentary Film Creation. The online documentary filmmaking seminar is taught by the pair, who are PTFF’s 2021 Filmmakers-in-Residence (remotely, this year!). The goal of the nine-week class is to give students a solid foundation to plan, produce, shoot, direct, edit …
From Cradle to Stage.
Madpix Films’ Doug Blush is the Supervising Editor on the new Dave Grohl unscripted series From Cradle to Stage that debuted on Paramount+ Thursday, May 6th. This six-part part series was inspired by the critically acclaimed book From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars by Dave’s mother Virginia Hanlon Grohl. Dave directed the …
Rock Camp The Movie.
Rock Camp The Movie was co-directed by Doug Blush and Renée Barron. Doug also produced the film with Jeff Rowe. Get a backstage pass into the inspiration behind Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp. Follow four campers through their journey to shred with their heroes and see how they overcome their fears and transform their lives. Rock stars remember their humble …
The S Word Now on Prime Video.
- Madpix Films
- December 7, 2020
THE S WORD, a groundbreaking documentary that shatters the silence around suicide and reveals a movement of survivors, artists and activists fighting to change how we deal with our ultimate taboo. Over the past few years THE S WORD has been shown in hundreds of communities around the world, sparking meaningful conversations on the subject of suicide awareness and prevention. …
Of Two Minds Educational Release.
- Madpix Films
- August 26, 2020
Take your best day and your darkest moment…and multiply it by a million. OF TWO MINDS is an award-winning feature documentary that explores the extraordinary lives, struggles and successes of a few of the over five million Americans living with bipolar disorder. Personal stories of harrowing events, medical mazes, discrimination and the efforts of social stigma blend together to create …
Teaching in North Macedonia.
Doug has an ongoing working relationship with American Film Showcase bringing filmmaking workshops around the world. American Film Showcase is the premier American film diplomacy program organizing screenings and workshops with American filmmakers in more than 40 countries. AFS is a partnership between the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and USC’s School of Cinematic Arts. Doug …
The S Word in Lithuania.
- The S Word
- April 26, 2019
By Lisa Klein Craig Miller and I brought THE S WORD to Lithuania through the American Film Showcase, a film diplomacy program organized by the U.S. Department of State and the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. The trip was beyond any and all expectations I may have had going in. Lithuania is a country with a very …