News & Updates

  • 11/15/2016 Big Sonia featured at DOC NYC

    Leah Warshawski’s Big Sonia is being featured at the DOC NYC, the largest film festival that features nonfiction films. The Jewish Week praises Sonia as “one of the most appealing figures on screen at this year’s excellent DOC-NYC festival”. Read more of The Jewish Week’s review of Big Sonia here.

  • Logging and Landslides

    What is the underlying cause of a landslide? David Montgomery explores this question as well as the role that logging may or may not have in landslides in a recent story with Public News Story, The Conflict Between Landslides and Logging”.

  • 10/03/2016 Leah Warshawski highlighted in JEWISH IN SEATTLE Magazine

    Leah Warshawski discusses her film Big Sonia, the inspiration behind it and what’s next in the latest issue of Jewish in Seattle. You can check out the interview here.

  • 09/02/2016 Phil Plait will be head science writer for Bill Nye’s new show

    BIll Nye Saves the World will explore science and its impact on politics, society and pop culture. Each episode will tackle a different topic from a scientific point of view, dispelling myths and refuting anti-scientific claims that may be espoused by politicians, religious leaders or titans of industry. Nye also will bring in special guests, conduct experiments and, ultimately, let the facts make the case. The series is slated to debut in spring 2017.

    Netflix and Bunim/Murray Productions will produce the series, with Gil Goldschein and Julie Pizzi set to exec produce with Michael Naidus (The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson), who will serve as showrunner. Writer and stand-up comedian Mike Drucker has been tapped as head writer, with astronomer, author and award-winning science communicator Phil Plait set as head science writer.