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Project Greenlight: Season 1 (2001-2002)




Critic Consensus: Prioritizing personality conflicts over productive collaboration, this moviemaking docuseries might not yield great art -- but it makes for spectacular reality television.


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An intriguing insider's look at the filmmaking process, this documentary series begins with an Internet contest in which amateur screenwriters or directors can win the opportunity to make their movie for theatrical release. Cameras follow all of the participants during the shoot, revealing some of the tensions and triumphs that make up daily life on a film set. The show and contest were created by Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and producer Chris Moore.

Critic Reviews for Project Greenlight: Season 1

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Intended as a corrective but ends up a delicious exposé instead.

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While Stolen Summer looks like a disaster (I haven't yet seen it), Project Greenlight itself is a grimly fascinating if dubiously contrived piece of television.

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Project Greenlight is a must for anyone eager to break into the moviemaking business. The educational show thrusts you into a place where viewers were never allowed before.

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Rarely do we glimpse the drudgery that's involved in bringing movies to life. "Project Greenlight" offers a rare and unvarnished glimpse at the friction-filled cogs and gears that drive the Hollywood machine.

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It is a fast-moving, entertaining series that offers an inside look at the creative process and what producers and studio executives are looking for when they option scripts that may be made into films.

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Project Greenlight opens a door on a culture usually seen only through the hazy gauze of the Hollywood hype machine, and leaves the audience better informed about that world, and the way it shapes the way we see the real one in which we live.

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