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Chris Paine

Short Biography: Chris directed the documentary features "Revenge of the Electric Car" (2011) for Independent Lens and "Who Killed the Electric Car?" which premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival before it's release by Sony Pictures Classics. His work as executive producer includes the independent documentaries "Bikes vs Cars" (2015) which premiered at SxSW, "Charge", "Faster"and "William Gibson: No Maps for These Territories".

Earlier directing and producing projects include MTV/Initial Film's "Buzz", "Mailman" (Sundance Film Festival, 1995), "Trillion Cubic Feet" "Zoo Life with Jack Hanna," and "Return to the Philippines". He assisted writer/director Michael Tolkin on the feature films "The Player" and "The New Age." Chris studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse and documentary film at Stanford University. He graduated from Colgate University in 1983. Chris has appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Nightline, and Science Friday on NPR.


Do You Trust this Computer? (2018)

# 14834 IMDb

Do You Trust this Computer? (2018)

Director: Chris Paine

Documentary (1h 18min)

Japan Japan, USA USA

Rated 7.6 after 1,063 votes, 62% postive reviews on 30-Sep-18.

Science fiction has long anticipated the rise of machine intelligence. Today, a new generation of self-learning computers is reshaping every aspect of our lives. Incomprehensible amounts of data are being collected, interpreted, and fed back to us in a tsunami of apps, smart devices, and targeted advertisements. Virtually every industry on earth is feeling this transformation, from job automation (...)

Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006)

# 02656 IMDb

Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006)

TaglineIn 1996, electric cars began to appear on roads all over California. They were quiet and fast, produced no exhaust and ran without gasoline...........Ten years later, these cars were destroyed.

Director: Chris Paine

Documentary (1h 32min)


Rated 7.7 after 11,761 votes, 70% postive reviews on 16-Nov-18.

2 nominations

With gasoline prices approaching $4/gallon, fossil fuel shortages, unrest in oil producing regions around the globe and mainstream consumer adoption and adoption of the hybrid electric car (more than 140,000 Prius' sold this year), this story couldn't be more relevant or important. The foremost goal in making this movie is to educate and enlighten audiences with the story of this car, its place (...)

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