LOS ANGELES (May 24, 2016) – Today marks the 10th anniversary of the release of An Inconvenient Truth (AIT), the critically acclaimed documentary film that ignited a global climate change movement. Participant Media and Paramount Pictures invite you to join #ait10 and commemorate the event with the following activities:
WATCH THE DOCUMENTARY AND BE INSPIRED ALL OVER AGAIN: Paramount Home Media Distribution is offering free Digital HD copies today, the day the film was first released in 2006. The film is available for free digital download for a 24-hour period from major digital retailers including Amazon Video, Cineplex Store, Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand, FandangoNOW, iTunes, Microsoft Movies & TV and VUDU. Visit http://www.takepart.com/ait10 for more information.
BE A PART OF THE #ait10 CAMPAIGN
Join AIT on Facebook to share the campaign https://www.facebook.com/AnInconvenientTruth
Be Inspired and ‘Share Your Truth’ – Over 30 environmental leaders, business owners and government officials from around the world including LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, Andy Lipkis of TreePeople, Jennifer Regan from WeBringItOn and many more share their personal stories of the impact the film had on them. Watch herehttp://www.takepart.com/ait10#watch, and then share your own story using #ait10.
#FacebookLive: Join a Facebook Live conversation with Al Gore and director Davis
Guggenheim moderated by WIRED’s Issie Lapowsky. Be sure to tune-in to the An Inconvenient
Truth Facebook page at 6p.m. PST to ask questions, comment and connect with these two
visionaries. Participant is using Telescope's innovative video platform, Live Studio to create an
interactive broadcast for fans around the globe.
An Inconvenient Truth is a passionate look at Gore’s fervent crusade to halt global warming’s deadly progress by revealing the truths about it. AIT is the first documentary to win two Academy Awards® (Best Documentary, Feature and Best Original Song) and continues to inspire people around the world to take action on climate change.
An Inconvenient Truth is directed by Davis Guggenheim and presented by Paramount Classics and Participant Productions. Featuring Al Gore, the film was produced by Laurie David, Lawrence Bender and Scott Z. Burns. Jeff Skoll, Davis Guggenheim, Diane Weyermann, Ricky Strauss and Jeff Ivers served as executive producers, and Lesley Chilcott was co-producer.
About Paramount Home Media Distribution
Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), home to premier media brands that create television programs, motion pictures, consumer products, and digital content for audiences in 180 countries and territories. The PHMD division oversees PPC’s home entertainment and transactional digital distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and applicable licensing and servicing of certain DreamWorks Animation titles. PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and transactional distribution across worldwide digital distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.
About Participant Media
Participant Media (http://www.participantmedia.com/) is a leading media company dedicated to entertainment that inspires and compels social change. Founded in 2004 by Jeff Skoll, Participant combines the power of a good story well told with opportunities for viewers to get involved. Participant’s more than 70 films, including Spotlight, Contagion, Lincoln, The Help, He Named Me Malala, The Look of Silence, CITIZENFOUR, Food, Inc., and An Inconvenient Truth, have collectively earned 50 Academy Award® nominations and 11 wins, including Best Picture for Spotlight. Participant has also launched more than a dozen original series, including “Please Like Me,” Emmy® Award-winning “Hit Record On TV with Joseph Gordon-Levitt,” and “Fortitude,” for its television network, Pivot (http://www.pivot.tv/). Participant's digital hub, TakePart (http://www.TakePart.com), serves millions of socially conscious consumers each month with daily articles, videos and opportunities to take action. Follow Participant Media on Twitter at @Participant and on Facebook.