Eugene Corr

Eugene Corr

Eugene Corr has broad experience in both fiction and non-fiction filmmaking. He wrote and directed the feature documentary Waldo Salt: A Screenwriter's Journey (with Robert Hillmann), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award (1991). He also wrote and directed the dramatic feature film, Desert Bloom (Jon Voight, AnnaBeth Gish), Columbia ... Show more »
Eugene Corr has broad experience in both fiction and non-fiction filmmaking. He wrote and directed the feature documentary Waldo Salt: A Screenwriter's Journey (with Robert Hillmann), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award (1991). He also wrote and directed the dramatic feature film, Desert Bloom (Jon Voight, AnnaBeth Gish), Columbia Pictures, 1986 (S√©lection Officielle, Cannes Film Festival).Corr has worked as a second unit director on major motion pictures (Bull Durham, Cobb), written or co-written dramatic features (Prefontaine, Never Cry Wolf, Wildrose), and written for TV (Getting Out, MC Hammer: Too Legit). Mr. Corr has directed episodic television, including Crime Story, Miami Vice, Shannon's Deal, I'll Fly Away, Dream Street, Against the Law, and Arli$$. He directed television commercials for Chelsea Pictures, NYC, 1987-92.From ages 17-26, Corr was a factory worker, warehouse man, forklift driver, crane operator, auto, steel, and cannery worker. He started his career in film in 1973 as a member of Cine Manifest, a radical San Francisco film group in the 1970s. A restored print of his first feature, Over-Under, Sideways-Down, screened recently at the Film Anthology Center in NYC.His current documentary, Ghost Town to Havana (completed September, 2015) has been on the festival circuit, winning the Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival Audience Award and the Syracuse International Film Festival Sophia Award and Basel Shehade Award For Social Justice. Show less «
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